hormone activity

Choline protects infants from mental illness?


September 21st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Consuming choline, found in eggs and meat, during pregnancy may protect an infant from stress-related illness, including mental disturbances and hypertension, later in life, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gel combo shows promise as male contraceptive


June 27th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) A hormonal gel combo applied daily to the skin showed promise as a male contraceptive by reducing sperm production, say US scientists. About 89 percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Study suggests being short may protect your from cancer, diabetes


February 17th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): You might curse your genes for being really short but not anymore, thanks to a study, which suggests that lack of growth hormone activity may protect abnormally short ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women 14pc more likely to survive trauma than men


October 21st, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new Johns Hopkins study has suggested that women who have been severely injured are 14 percent more likely to survive than similarly injured men.According to the researchers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

60 Minutes: Are the phthalates safe?


May 24th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Phthalates are a group of chemicals used in the production of soft and flexible plastics. Scientists say that there are traces of phthalates in almost all ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stress can make tumours grow bigger


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new research suggests that hormones produced during periods of stress accelerate the growth of tumours.Chronic stress has recently been implicated as a factor that may increase the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Steroid doping tests ignore vital ethnic differences, say scientists


March 12th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that steroid doping tests currently used in international sport are ''not fit for purpose'' because they ignore vital ethnic differences in hormone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Potential protein biomarkers for growth hormone identified


June 18th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio University have identified several proteins in mice that might act as biomarkers for growth hormone. Led by John Kopchick and Juan Ding, the research may ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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