hormone levels

‘Fathers responsive to kids have low testosterone’


September 10th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Like mothers, fathers too can be biologically responsive to their children, especially when they experience a drop in testosterone levels sleeping next to their offsprings.Notre Dame ... Read more...

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Weight loss helps boost low testosterone levels


June 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, June 26 (IANS) A new study says that weight loss can help obese, middle-aged, pre-diabetic males boost low testosterone levels by almost 50 percent. "Doctors should first encourage overweight ... Read more...

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A broken heart can snuff out life


March 25th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) A broken heart could snuff out life in the wake of bereavement, which weakens our immune system and its ability to ward off infections, says a ... Read more...

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Eco-tourism can stress wild orangutans


March 19th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Wild orangutans can become stressed in the presence of eco-tourists over time. But they remain relatively less affected than other animals that show signs of chronic ... Read more...

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Hormone to predict premature death


September 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) High levels of a specific hormone in a patient of kidney ailment can tell who will develop heart problems, require dialysis or die prematurely."This discovery allows ... Read more...

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Tallness linked to cancer


July 21st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Taller people are more likely to get cancer, a study shows.The risk of developing the disease in all forms rises 16 percent for every extra four ... Read more...

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Casting vote causes stress hormone levels to shoot up


July 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Voting in elections is stressful, even to a point of causing hormonal changes among voters. The level of cortisol -- a hormone released when a person ... Read more...

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Male menopause really does exist


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 2 (ANI): Menopause is not limited to women, it hits men too, say researchers.Scientists at the Centre for Men's Health in London say that women aren't the only ones ... Read more...

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Exposure to organochloride pesticides alters semen quality: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A University of Granada study has shown that exposure to organochloride pesticides alters semen quality.Two in 10 young people in South East Spain have poor sperm density, which ... Read more...

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Acupuncture reduces severity of menopausal hot flushes


March 8th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study suggests that traditional Chinese acupuncture reduces the severity of hot flushes and other menopausal symptoms.The effects did not seem to be related to changes in ... Read more...

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Low levels of anti-aging hormone may be an indicator of kidney disease


February 19th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that low levels of the anti-aging hormone Klotho may serve as an early warning sign of the presence of kidney disease ... Read more...

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Acupuncture and exercise benefit women with PCOS


February 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that acupuncture and physical exercise improve hormone levels and menstrual bleeding pattern in women with polycystic ovary syndrome ... Read more...

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How songbirds’ strategy could shed light on helping rehab patients


February 1st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have found that understanding a songbird's strategy to develop an irresistible trill could have implications for rehabilitating people with neuromuscular diseases and injuries.Young male Bengalese finches practice ... Read more...

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Protein that protects against prostate cancer discovered


February 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01 (ANI): Scientists have identified an important protein, produced naturally inside cells, that appears to suppress the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory.The findings offer promising leads for ... Read more...

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Do hormones dictate breeding success in birds?


January 27th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists at Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Radolfzell, and Princeton and Edinburg Universities have found that hormones like prolactin and corticosterone can exercise a crucial influence on the ... Read more...

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‘Kisstory’ tells the history of kissing


January 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Want to know what a kiss reveals? A new book, 'Kisstory' tells the history of kissing and reveals that not all smooches are romantic.For instance, in Naples in ... Read more...

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Sex Is Important Even For Old Men Aged 70 to 95


December 8th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A research organized by Australian canvassers has determined that the maintenance of sexual energy is important for men, even those aged 70 to 95. The ... Read more...

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Study: Sex is important for men aged between 70-95 years


December 8th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian researchers say men want to continue having sex even at the advanced age of 70 to 95 years.The researchers say they interviewed about 3274 men that ... Read more...

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Why a piece of pizza is so tempting after a stressful day


December 1st, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Wonder why the thought of pizza or a chocolate cake is really tempting especially when you have had a really stressful day at work?A new animal study has ... Read more...

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Contraceptive gel may replace pills


October 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) A contraceptive gel may soon replace the birth control pill, researchers say. Rubbing a bit of the clear gel into the arms, legs, shoulders and abdomen every day ... Read more...

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Hormone is secret elixir of life


October 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A hormone naturally created in the body could be the elixir of life, scientists believe. According to a study of thousands of over-50s, the hormone known as DHEAS ... Read more...

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Genetic test could predict menopause in women


October 18th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A genetic test will help predict how long women in their 20s can delay having children. Researchers have found a group of genes that are linked ... Read more...

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High-tech skin patch new way to cure acne


September 21st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A high-tech skin patch could be a new way to cure acne, the most common type of skin condition that afflicts adolescents. The patch produces an electric charge ... Read more...

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Cells in eyes help set internal clocks


September 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) We run our lives largely by the clock that remind us when it's time for meals, after-school pick-up and other activities. We also have internal "clocks" and a ... Read more...

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Rod cells in eyes set our internal clocks


September 18th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Solving the mystery behind circadian rhythms, researchers have found that the rod cells in our eyes set our so called internal clocks that regulate everything from our sleep-wake ... Read more...

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Stem cell treatment could help barren women conceive


September 16th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Thousands of women experiencing early menopause may be able to conceive a child, thanks to pioneering stem cell treatment. One out of a 100 women goes through the menopause ... Read more...

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Early alcohol, tobacco use might delay onset of puberty in girls


September 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): Early drinking and smoking might delay onset of puberty in girls, according to new study.Puberty can start as early as age 7 or 8, but most girls start ... Read more...

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Women’s brains are wired differently from men’s a ‘myth’


September 12th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Theories that men's and women's brains are wired differently are a 'myth', says a leading neuroscientist.A spate of bestselling books promotes the idea that there are structural differences ... Read more...

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Appetite hormones may predict dieter’s success


September 10th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Regaining weight after dieting is something that frustrates many people. However, the results of a new study may point way to effective weight-loss maintenance.The latest research has revealed ... Read more...

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Losing Weight Can Cool Hot Flashes, Researchers Say


August 29th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Women of late 40s and 50s often suffer from hot flashes, a symptom of the changing hormone levels that are considered to be characteristics of menopause. ... Read more...

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Mother, father show similar love hormone levels after childbirth


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Oxytocin, dubbed the love hormone, not only cements bonding among lovers, friends and colleagues, but also plays a key role in birth and maternal behaviour. Although oxytocin release is ... Read more...

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It’s official! Marriage and committed romance can buffer against stress


August 18th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that exchanging marital vows is good for people's health, and now, a new study suggests that having that long-term commitment also alters hormones in ... Read more...

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‘Fatherhood hormones’ to help bonding with baby


August 16th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Levels of the "cuddle chemical oxytocin" rise in new fathers to help them bond well with their babies. Fatherhood also triggers a surge in prolactin, a hormone more ... Read more...

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Mums-to-be warned against liquorice


August 9th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Experts have advised expectant mothers to stay away from liquorice, a confectionery flavoured with the liquorice plant's root extract, as it might put their unborn child at increased ... Read more...

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Exposure to spray-on hot flushes drug ’causes premature puberty in kids’


August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8 (ANI): A spray-on treatment for hot flushes may cause premature puberty in young kids inadvertently exposed to it, the US Food and Drug Administration has warned.Hot flashes are a ... Read more...

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