Log in to search using one of your social media accounts:

 

Risk of breast cancer recurrence lasts for decades
(Reuters Health) - Many women who follow initial breast cancer treatment with five years of hormone therapy to keep tumors at bay may still experience new malignancies up to two decades after their diagnosis, a study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

School Lunches: What can we do?
From the desk of Kim Gubbins, CPNPWe are three months into the new school year and do school lunches have you stressed, bored and lacking? Are your kids already complaining about the same old same old and wishing they could just eat hot lunch pizza everyday? So, let ’s get inspired and figure out fresh new lunch ideas.I know schools are working harder at feeding our children a healthier lunch, but let me honest, most school cafeterias are serving pizza, burgers and fried chicken patties on a daily basis. And with 17%-20% of children in the United States being obese, I feel that packing lunch is a significantly health...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - November 17, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Food Allergies Healthy Habits Source Type: news

Stopping HRT after menopause may increase cardiovascular disease risk
Research published inMenopause reports that women who stop hormone therapy after menopause are at higher risk of cardiac and stroke death.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

BfR supports EFSA and ECHA with the development of European guidelines for the health assessment of endocrine disruptors
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) On behalf of the European Food Safety Authority, the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment hosted a hearing of experts on the practicability of hormone measurements in toxicological studies in Berlin on Oct. 18-19, 2017. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 17, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Researchers Debate'Male Athlete Triad' Syndrome Researchers Debate'Male Athlete Triad' Syndrome
Why is there a lack of studies examining eating behavior, bone density, and hormonal changes in male athletes? Experts weight in on the male athlete triad.Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Article Source Type: news

Primodos pregnancy test report criticised as 'whitewash' by MPs
Politicians question report that found no evidence hormonal pregnancy tests taken in 1960s and 1970s caused birth defectsMPs have attacked a report into controversial hormone pregnancy tests including Primodos as “a whitewash, an injustice, a betrayal”.Campaigners believe the drugs caused serious disabilities in babies, but a report by anexpert working group set up by the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) concluded there was no “causal association” between the disabilities and Primodos.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 16, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Holly Watt Tags: Drugs Health Politics Medical research Science Society UK news Source Type: news

CV Deaths in Younger Women Rise During Year After Stopping HT CV Deaths in Younger Women Rise During Year After Stopping HT
Women younger than 60 years had a higher risk for cardiac and stroke death during the first year after stopping hormone therapy compared with those not taking HT and those continuing HT, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

GI Dyanamics Takes Another Kick in the Gut
GI Dynamics has lost its right to sell its EndoBarrier device in the European Union under a CE mark. The company reported this week that its notified body SGS United Kingdom has withdrawn the CE Certificate of Conformity for EndoBarrier as of Nov. 12.  The company first received word in May that its CE mark was being suspended pending resolution of nonconformances related to ISO 13485 compliance. GE Dynamics said it has been working to address the issues raised by SGS. The company said it is considering its options, including grounds for appeal of the decision, and that it has reached out to SGS to clarify c...
Source: MDDI - November 15, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Foods That Help Balance Your Hormones
by Claire McIntosh, AARP, November 14, 2017|Comments: 0. Hormone Hacks. Getty Images. Doctors suggest avoiding caffeine, sugar, alcohol and highly  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - November 15, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Hormone pregnancy test 'no link to harm'
The use of a controversial hormonal pregnancy test between the 1950s and 1970s did not damage unborn children, an independent inquiry has found. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A polymer 'love hormone' sensor for the early detection of autism
(Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences) Is it going to be possible to detect features of autism at birth? At the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw a sensor has come into being that means this may become a reality. The main recognition component of the new device is a polymer layer with a carefully designed structure. It recognizes molecules of oxytocin, a compound considered to be one of the biomarkers of autism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Oncotarget: Researchers identify potential therapeutic target in aggressive breast cancer cells
(Rapamycin Press) An especially aggressive breast cancer cell can respond to hormone therapy if they express a specific protein known as estrogen receptor beta, according to research published in Oncotarget. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality
High and high-normal levels of the thyroid hormone free thyroxine were associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among older individuals, independent of risk factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Low levels of heart hormone linked to reduced mortality
According to a study presented at the 2017 Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, heart failure patients with reduced levels of B-type natriuretic peptide present better outcomes and lower mortality. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Tofu's effect on prostate cancer is unclear
Researchers from Indiana University build on previous research linking the structure of soy compounds to a hormone that increases prostate cancer severity, however, more studies are needed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Thyroid-Hormone Levels and Heart Disease
High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Workplace bullying increases risk of type 2 diabetes
Victims of workplace bullying and violence are at an elevated risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new Danish study. This may be related to stress eating and stress hormones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The corporate-controlled media has been weaponized against America... "disinfo dictatorship" seeks to replace all FACTS with FICTIONS
(Natural News) America is under siege. As much as I write about the scourge of chemical pesticides, hormone disruptors, GMO genetic pollution and mercury in vaccines, the far more insidious poison that has infected the minds of half the country is the corporate-controlled media running a “disinfo dictatorship.” Sometimes called the “mainstream media” or “left-wing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers identify hormone for treating sepsis
(University of California - Riverside) A research team led by a biomedical scientist at UC Riverside has discovered that the human protein resistin could be used to treat sepsis, the body's extreme and uncontrolled immune response to an infection. Without timely treatment, this medical emergency can rapidly damage tissue, leading to organ failure. The researchers found that mice expressing resistin had a 100 percent survival rate from a sepsis-like infection when compared to wild-type mice with the same infection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Hair cortisol levels predict which mothers are more likely to suffer postpartum depression
(University of Granada) UGR researchers have proven that hair cortisol levels, which is a steroid hormone secreted as a response to stress, are higher in the first and third trimesters of pregnancy for those women that will later suffer postpartum depression (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Natural hormone found to help mitigate risks for women using IVF
(Natural News) For women unable to conceive a child through normal means, in vitro fertilization (IVF) may the next best thing, but this is a risky procedure. Now doctors have found a milder, less risky treatment than normal IVF with the help of a natural hormone called “kisspeptin”. In the new study, doctors at Imperial... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: This hormone controls how much you eat
New research shows how a hormone controls appetite by activating and deactivating certain neurons. The findings may change how we think about obesity. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Reduction in common heart hormone associated with improved outcomes and lower mortality
(Intermountain Medical Center) Heart failure patients discharged from the hospital with a reduced level of a common hormone produced by the heart had significantly lower rates of readmission and lower death rates, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Whey protein powder may cause hormonal acne in women
Because whey protein is a dairy product, it contains hormones that produce oil, ultimately  causing acne. Women are more susceptible to hormonal imbalances and at a higher risk for acne. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of breast cancer recurring persists after end of hormone therapy
According to a study, published in theNew England Journal of Medicine, women successfully treated for breast cancer with hormone therapy still have an increased risk of it returning, even 15 years after hormone therapy ended.Newsweek  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Growth-hormone Therapy Does Not Raise Heart Risks in Adulthood Growth-hormone Therapy Does Not Raise Heart Risks in Adulthood
Growth-hormone treatment during childhood does not increase young adults ’ cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, but it improves their lipid profiles, according to industry-funded research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Breast cancer 'can return 15 years after treatment ends'
Extending treatment with hormone therapy could reduce the risk of it recurring. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asprosin is a centrally acting orexigenic hormone
According to a study, published inNature Medicine, the glucose-releasing hormone asprosin regulates appetite in mice, and may be a target for treating diabetes and obesity.The Scientist (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Stopping hormone therapy increases risk of cardiac complications
According to a study, published inMenopause, discontinuing hormone therapy increases the risk of heart–related complications and stroke.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Blue Light Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
BOSTON (CBS) – From our phones and computers to the lights in our homes, we are constantly bombarded with blue light, and nighttime exposure can be hazardous to your health. Edward Takach has trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, so he’s made big changes at home. “It’s just become regular routine,” Takach said. Edward Takach has made changes to his exposure to blue lights. (WBZ-TV) His television, tablet and computer are set up so he sees warmer colors from dusk to dawn. So is the lighting in his home. He is trying to block blue light from electronics and energy efficient light bulbs at n...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local blue light Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Blue Lights Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
BOSTON (CBS) – From our phones and computers to the lights in our homes, we are constantly bombarded with blue light, and nighttime exposure can be hazardous to your health. Edward Takach has trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, so he’s made big changes at home. “It’s just become regular routine,” Takach said. Edward Takach has made changes to his exposure to blue lights. (WBZ-TV) His television, tablet and computer are set up so he sees warmer colors from dusk to dawn. So is the lighting in his home. He is trying to block blue light from electronics and energy efficient light bulbs at n...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local blue lights Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Chronic stress hormones may promote resistance to EGFR inhibitors in lung cancer patients
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Elevated levels of chronic stress hormones, such as those produced by psychological distress, may promote resistance to drugs commonly used to treat lung cancer patients with EGFR mutations, according to new research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Retrospective analysis of clinical patient data suggests that beta blocker drugs may slow or prevent the development of resistance to EGFR inhibitors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Risk of cardiac and stroke death increases after discontinuing hormone therapy
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hormone therapy (HT) continues to be a hotly debated topic. The benefits of estrogen to the heart, however, appear to be universally accepted. A new study demonstrates that the risk of cardiac and stroke death actually increases in the first year after discontinuation of HT. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What is Hashimoto?s disease?
Your thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ on the front of your neck. Its main function is to produce a thyroid hormone that regulates your metabolism. Hypothyroidism occurs when a person's thyroid function decreases. Hashimoto thyroditis, also known as Hashimoto?s disease, is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the U.S. ?Hashimoto?s disease causes chronic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 8, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Join my unique protocol to eliminate Syndrome Zero
Today I want to talk to you about how to beat the most urgent public health threat of our time — a condition I call Syndrome Zero. This condition is at the root of almost every chronic disease we face today — including obesity, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and even hip fractures. It already afflicts billions of people on the planet — and within a matter of decades, it will see nearly every man, woman and child in America suffer from at least one chronic disease. The good news is that this plague is stoppable. But here’s the pr...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Alzheimer's arthritis Cancer diabetes heart disease high blood pressure hip fractures metabolic syndrome obesity Syndrome Zero Source Type: news

Thyroid transporter critical for brain development
According to a study, published in theJournal of Neuroscience, the thyroid hormone transporter MCT8 is essential for the early brain development in chickens. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Pregnant women exposed to perchlorate have lower levels of thyroid hormone
Pregnant women exposed to higher levels of a common environmental pollutant, perchlorate, had lower levels of thyroid hormone, T4, known to be important for normal foetal brain development, according to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

High protein diets point to new anti-obesity treatments
Phenylalanine can suppress appetite by affecting the release of appetite-regulating hormones in the gut, according to new research presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference.Express (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

'Kissing hormone' breakthrough for IVF
Kisspeptin, a natural hormone used to stimulate a woman ’s eggs, has been found to be kinder for women at risk of ‘ovarian over-stimulation’, according to Imperial College London experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone Loss Prevents Obesity and Diabetes in Mice
Asprosin-involved in a rare disease called neonatal progeroid syndrome-targets neurons to stimulate appetite, and blocking the hormone wards off weight gain in rodents. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 6, 2017 Category: Science Tags: Daily News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How a hormone could boost men's sexual appetite
Researchers reveal how a hormone associated with puberty and fertility could help to tackle anxiety-related sexual dysfunction in men. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women in Primary Care Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women in Primary Care
A better understanding of menopausal hormone therapy will help primary care providers adequately counsel and treat women suffering from vasomotor symptoms.Journal for Nurse Practitioners (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is paradoxical breathing?
Paradoxical breathing can be a sign of a serious injury or illness in adults, including hormonal shifts and neurological problems. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Kisspeptin boosts male sexual appetite and reduces anxiety
(Society for Endocrinology) Increased activity of the hormone, kisspeptin, enhances sexual attraction and decreases anxiety in male mice, according to new research presented today at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Harrogate. The study is the first to identify that kisspeptin has an important role in regulating sexual and social behaviour and may be a new target for tackling male sexual dysfunction and anxiety-related disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How low testosterone levels can cut prostate cancer risk
The discovery could lead to new methods of treatment by reducing the hormone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish with a side of plastic?
Our ancestors thrived on eating fish fresh from the ocean. After all, fish is a pure source of protein and healthy omega-3 fats. But our modern fish supply is vastly different than anything our ancestors ate. As our oceans have become more and more polluted, so has our seafood. In fact, the fish on your dinner plate today is likely loaded with plastic trash. Let me explain… Every year, billions of pounds of plastic waste pour into our oceans and rivers. I’m talking about things like grocery bags, drinking straws, water bottles and more. It’s now estimated that up to 51 trillion pieces of plastic c...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Nutrition dinner estrogen fat fish plastic testosterone thyroid function toxins weight Source Type: news

Vitamin D may be key for pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Vitamin D may play a key role in helping some women seeking treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)-related infertility get pregnant. PCOS is a hormonal disorder affecting 5 to 10 percent of women of reproductive age. Results of the study show women who were Vitamin D deficient when starting fertility treatments were 40 percent less likely to achieve a pregnancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Inexplicable spasms can now be explained with hormones
(Aarhus University) Too low a level of a hormone in the blood which protects against stress may be the cause of epilepsy-like seizures which doctors had otherwise believed had solely psychological causes. New research results from Aarhus University may help to improve the diagnosis and treatment of an otherwise mystifying disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Treating prostate cancer
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer? Most prostate cancer cells rely on testosterone to help them grow. Hormone therapy for prostate cancer, also called androgen deprivation therapy, is treatment to stop the male hormone testosterone from reaching prostate cancer cells in your body. Learn about how the therapy works, the possible side effects and risks, and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 3, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news