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Estrogen helps women pile on pounds


October 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Women often pile on the pounds as they age, with estrogen - a sex hormone - playing an unsuspecting part in this process.The finding potentially opens ... Read more...

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Your voice can tell if you are likely to stray


March 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) Beware! Your voice could give you away if you are likely to cheat on your spouse or partner, says a new study. Women believe the lower ... Read more...

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Want to know if your mate will cheat? Listen to their voice


March 5th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Want to find out if your partner will cheat on you? Listen to the pitch of their voice, suggests a new study.Researchers found that when choosing a partner, ... Read more...

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Help at hand for men with enlarged breasts


February 4th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Men sweat it out in the gym for a V-shaped torso and muscularity, but many are stumped when it comes to dealing with gynecomestia, or ... Read more...

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Hot flushes tied to lower risk of breast cancer


January 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have shown that women who have experienced hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause may have a ... Read more...

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Smoking linked to increased risk of breast cancer


January 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer.Using ... Read more...

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Anti-estrogen medication ‘cuts risk of dying from lung cancer’


January 24th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Tamoxifen, an anti-estrogen breast cancer medication, may reduce an individual's risk of death from lung cancer, says a new study.The research supports the hypothesis that there is a ... Read more...

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How sex hormones influence right heart function


October 20th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed human sex hormones influence the structure and function of the right ventricle (RV) of the heart.The researchers found that in women receiving hormone ... Read more...

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‘Osteoporosis strikes young due to sedentary lifestyle’ (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 19th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It's not just the elderly who are at risk of developing osteoporosis - a disease of the bones that increases chances of fracture. Less exercise and high ... Read more...

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Conventional theory of modern drug design challenged


October 11th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): New evidence that challenges the current theory about a process key to the way modern drugs are designed and how they work in the human body has been ... Read more...

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Antidepressants ‘can treat severe depression in menopausal women’


August 17th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Antidepressants can alleviate severe depression syndromes in women experiencing or about to experience menopause, according to a new study.Virginia Commonwealth University researcher Susan G. Kornstein and her colleagues ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives, HRT may protect women against brain disorder


July 31st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may yield additional benefit of protecting against the formation and rupture of ... Read more...

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Enzyme behind baby blues found


June 17th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Other than loss of estrogen, an increase in levels of enzyme, called monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) in the female brain after giving birth, is what causes baby blues ... Read more...

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Estrogen may reduce airway constriction in asthmatic women


May 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new Mayo Clinic research suggests that female sex hormones may work with beta-agonists in reducing airway constriction in women patients with asthma.After puberty, women tend to have ... Read more...

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Exercise ‘forestalls osteoporosis’


April 27th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Physical activity can help forestall osteoporosis, according to Medical College of Georgia researchers.Declining estrogen levels have long been linked to osteoporosis, but bone density starts to decline years ... Read more...

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Bone loss drugs may cut breast cancer risk


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Some types of pills commonly used to treat brittle bones may reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.The study, published in the British Journal ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives ‘beneficial’ for asthmatic women


November 6th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study has found that oral contraceptives might benefit women with asthma.The research team from McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, Canada found that women with asthma who ... Read more...

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Regular exercise may prevent breast cancer in high-risk women


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Women with a family history of breast cancer can reduce their risk of developing the disease through regular exercise, say researchers.With the evidence that reducing estrogen in the ... Read more...

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Healthy diet can cut breast cancer recurrence risk in women without hot flashes


December 16th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A diet loaded with fruits, vegetables and fiber compared to standard federal dietary recommendations cuts the risk of breast cancer recurrence in women without hot flashes by ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives are better at easing pain, bleeding


April 4th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 4 (IANS) Oral contraceptives are not only better at easing pain and bleeding, but may also be more effective in preventing pregnancy than regulation 28-day birth control pills, according ... Read more...

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Women prefer vaginal ring to skin patch


February 5th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A multi-center study of contraceptive devices has revealed that women prefer a vaginal ring to skin patch.Using the same combination of hormones included in prescription birth control pills, ... Read more...

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Compound in soybean reduces hot flashes in menopausal women


January 10th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10(ANI): A recent study at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre (BIDMC) has discovered a new compound in soybean that can effectively reduce the frequency and severity of hot flashes in ... Read more...

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