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Synapses In Rat Prefrontal Cortex Increased By Long-term Hormone Treatment
2012-07-09 17:24:21

A new study of aged female rats found that long-term treatment with estrogen and a synthetic progesterone known as MPA increased levels of a protein marker of synapses in the prefrontal cortex, a brain region known to suffer significant losses in aging.

2011-11-10 12:09:04

UC historian Wendy Kline will present her case study research on coercive birth control used as a form of eugenics.

2011-11-01 15:15:30

The birth control shot Depo Provera offers a convenient alternative for women who don't want to remember to take a daily pill.

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2011-02-18 09:50:18

A new look at medical literature found no link between heart attacks and the so-called mini-pills contrary to indication reported earlier that women on the popular contraceptive have a higher risk of heart disease.

2010-08-10 23:19:52

Progestins are used in hormone replacement therapies to counteract the negative effects of estrogen on the uterus and reduce the risk of uterine cancer.

2010-07-28 13:26:23

Hormonal contraceptives change the ways captive ring-tailed lemurs relate to one another both socially and sexually.


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