Taking NSAIDs Around Conception May Increase Risk Of Early Miscarriage
BOSTON (CBS) – A popular group of over-the-counter pain relievers could increase your risk of miscarriage even before you get pregnant. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, and Aleve. They are medications that millions of people take every day for aches and pains and fever. A new study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology looked at more than a thousand pregnant women and found that those who took NSAIDs around the time of conception were at a four-fold higher risk of having a miscarriage in the first eight weeks of pregnancy. These drugs inhibit the producti...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV NSAIDs Source Type: news

Cocaine in rivers harming endangered eels, study finds
Tests show drug causes eels to become hyperactive and damages their muscles, possibly hindering their ability to migrateTiny amounts of cocaine flushed into rivers cause eels to become not only hyperactive but to suffer from muscle wastage, impaired gills and hormonal changes, a study has found.The impact of traces of cocaine on the physiology of European eels could be hindering their epic migrations through the oceans to reproduce, according to researchers who examined the impact of the drug.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 21, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Marine life Drugs Rivers Environment Science Society Wildlife Europe UK news World news Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study reveals new cause of depression
Understanding the interactions of a hormone receptor that regulates sleep and feeding may help to design innovative ways of treating depression. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?
Perioral dermatitis is a rash that affects the skin around the mouth. The cause is unknown, but research suggests that it is a reaction to the misuse of topical corticosteroids. Other triggers may include hormonal changes and allergic reactions. Learn more about perioral dermatitis and how to prevent and treat it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Breast cancer could be prevented by targeting epigenetic proteins, study suggests
(Rockefeller University Press) Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that epigenetic proteins promote the proliferation of mammary gland stem cells in response to the sex hormone progesterone. The study, which will be published June 19 in the Journal of Cell Biology, suggests that inhibiting these proteins with drugs could prevent the development of breast cancer in women at high risk of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A Third of Children Use Alternative Medicines
Multivitamins were the most common supplements, followed by vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D and melatonin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vitamins Omega-3 Fatty Acids Oils and Fats Melatonin (Hormone) Vitamin D Vitamin C Alternative and Complementary Medicine Children and Childhood Source Type: news

Fertility Struggles More Open – and Shared on Social Media
By Michelle Catenacci, M.DCHICAGO, Jun 18 2018 (IPS)Fertility health is an incredibly personal – and often vulnerable – topic. Fertility, infertility, and fertility preservation have gained increased public interest over the past few years. Infertility is formally defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately 12% of women aged 15 to 44 in the United States have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. Even though a significant proportion of the population suffers from th...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Michelle Catenacci Tags: Aid Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Diabetes: Being overweight rasies your risk of developing this condition
DIABETES type 2 happens when the body struggles to regulate blood sugar levels, due to problems with the hormone insulin. You are more likely to develop the condition in later life due to these risk factors. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Are you at risk? Check if you suffer from these five hazards
DIABETES type 2 happens when the body struggles to regulate blood sugar levels, due to problems with the hormone insulin. You are more likely to develop the condition in later life due to these risk factors. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: How to tell if you’re at risk of developing the condition
DIABETES type 2 happens when the body struggles to regulate blood sugar levels, due to problems with the hormone insulin. You are more likely to develop the condition in later life due to these risk factors. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study suggests ovarian hormone may make drug withdrawal symptoms worse for women
(Dickinson College) Researchers found that a form of the estrogen hormone can contribute to drug relapse in females by worsening withdrawal symptoms. The study looked at the interaction of the female sex hormone estradiol and methamphetamine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk of nurse burnout can be 'estimated by using saliva samples'
Nursing staff at risk of burnout can be identified by means of a simple saliva test that measures the hormone cortisol, according to researchers from Austria. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - June 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Are YOU at risk of burnout from your job?
The new test, devised by Austrian researchers at the Medical University of Vienna, looks for elevated levels of cortisol, a hormone that helps to fight stress. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Altered thyroid hormone levels increase gestational diabetes risk
According to a study, published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, higher levels of triiodothyronine are associated with increased risk of gestational diabetes.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Platypus hormone could lead to new diabetes therapy
Platypus GLP-1 is more resistant to degradation and may hold the key to safer and more effective treatments for type-2 diabetes, according to research led by the University of Adelaide.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why can you have a missed period on birth control?
A person can miss a period while taking birth control pills for many reasons. The pills contain several hormones that affect the menstrual cycle, and stress levels and other issues can play a role. In this article, learn about how the pills work, and seven factors that can cause a person on the pill to miss a period. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

'I'm a hormonal mess but it's worth it'
Crippling endometriosis led Katy to voluntarily go into menopause to give her reproductive system a break. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abnormal Thyroid Hormones Up Risk of Gestational Diabetes Abnormal Thyroid Hormones Up Risk of Gestational Diabetes
' Our study found that women with thyroid abnormalities in the first half of pregnancy are at an increased risk for gestational diabetes,'strengthening the argument for thyroid testing in early pregnancy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do birth control pills affect menopause?
The use of birth control pills, or hormonal contraceptives, can mask some of the symptoms of menopause. This can make it difficult for a person to know if they are going through menopause. In this article, we answer some common questions about how birth control pills can affect the symptoms of menopause. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Eat this to help maintain blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 is often triggered in later life due to problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body can ’t control blood sugar levels. Treatment involves changes to diet and lifestyle, such as avoiding high sugar snacks. Eating this could help maintain your blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy - Tricks of the Trade
Title: Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy - Tricks of the TradeCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/29/2001 6:02:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General)
Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General - June 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone Creams - Safe & Effective
Title: Hormone Creams - Safe& EffectiveCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/20/2000 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy - HRT, HT, ET, EPT, What Does it All Mean?
Title: Hormone Therapy - HRT, HT, ET, EPT, What Does it All Mean?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/23/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy in Survivors of Breast Cancer
Title: Hormone Therapy in Survivors of Breast CancerCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/31/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy . . . Current Concepts
Title: Menopausal Hormone Therapy . . . Current ConceptsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/22/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Swap pastry for this 25p alternative to help control blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 is often triggered in later life due to problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body can ’t control blood sugar levels. Treatment involves changes to diet and lifestyle to help maintain blood sugar levels. Replacing your pastry with this 25p snack could help you achieve this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dave ’ s Pet Food Voluntarily Recalls 95% Premium Beef Canned Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone
Dave ’ s Pet Food of Agawam, MA is recalling a single lot of Dave ’ s Dog Food 95% premium beef cans because the products potentially contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Dave ’s Pet Food Voluntarily Recalls 95% Premium Beef Canned Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone
Dave ’s Pet Food of Agawam, MA is recalling a single lot of Dave’s Dog Food 95% premium beef cans because the products potentially contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Are Your Meds Making You Depressed?
TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 -- Drugs taken by more than one-third of U.S. adults have depression as a possible side effect, a new study reveals. These medications include blood pressure drugs called beta-blockers, hormonal contraceptives and pain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dogs May Help Soothe Vets With PTSD
TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 -- Service dogs may help reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol in military veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study finds. For the study, researchers compared a group of veterans with PTSD... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Men and testosterone
It's a hormone that makes men masculine. But it's often the one that causes the most confusion for men. So much of a man's physical characteristics are affected by testosterone levels. And?Dr. Landon Trost, a Mayo Clinic urologist, says a drop in testosterone level can cause a long list of side effects. In this Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Test predicts whether chemotherapy will help early-stage breast cancer patients
Among women with the most common type of breast cancer, those with certain genetic risk scores didn ’t benefit from receiving chemotherapy in addition to hormone therapy. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analysis of new growth promoting black market products - Krug O, Thomas A, Maler ød-Fjeld H, Dehnes Y, Laussmann T, Feldmann I, Sickmann A, Thevis M.
Detecting agents allegedly or evidently promoting growth such as human growth hormone (GH) or growth hormone releasing peptides (GHRP) in doping controls has represented a pressing issue for sports drug testing laboratories. While GH is a recombinant prote... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effect of prolonged military field training on neuromuscular and hormonal responses and shooting performance in warfighters - Ojanen T, Kyr öläinen H, Igendia M, Häkkinen K.
INTRODUCTION: Previous studies have shown that military field training (MFT) has effects on warfighters' hormonal responses, neuromuscular performance, and shooting accuracy. The aim of the present study was to investigate the changes in body composition, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Avoid these alcoholic drinks to maintain healthy blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 occurs later in life due to problems with the hormone insulin, meaning your body struggles to control blood sugar levels. Sufferers need to change their diet and monitor blood sugar levels regularly to avoid a spike, which if it lasts for a while could cause heart problems or kidney damage. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immune recognition of somatic mutations leading to complete durable regression in metastatic breast cancer
This research article is the science behind the headline " Remarkable therapy beats terminal cancer " . The research presents a patient with chemorefractory hormone receptor (HR)-positive metastatic breast cancer who was treated with tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) reactive against mutant versions of four proteins —SLC3A2, KIAA0368, CADPS2 and CTSB. Adoptive transfer of these mutant-protein-specific TILs in conjunction with interleukin (IL)-2 and checkpoint blockade mediated the complete durable regression of metastatic breast cancer, which is now ongoing for>22 months. The authors state it represe...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First-Line Treatment of Hormone-Sensitive Metastatic PCa First-Line Treatment of Hormone-Sensitive Metastatic PCa
In addition to standard ADT, which patients with hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer should receive abiraterone, docetaxel, both, or neither?Journal of Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Beta Bionics and Senseonics Collaborate on AI-Driven Pancreas
Just a few weeks after Beta Bionics made headlines with an IDE approval for its artificial intelligence (AI) driven iLet bionic pancreas system, the company is in the spotlight again. This time, Beta Bionics is teaming up with Senseonics Holdings, a company that is developing an implantable continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system. Under this agreement, Beta Bionics will integrate Germantown, MD-based Senseonics’ Eversense CGM system with the iLet. Real-time data generated by Eversense could serve as one CGM option to drive the fully autonomous iLet Bionic Pancreas system. The iLet consists of a dual-chamber, auton...
Source: MDDI - June 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Obese women with PCOS can improve their health by simply soaking in a hot tub
(Natural News) Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal problems women face today. It is said that at least five to 10 percent of women of childbearing age are diagnosed with it. For years patients have been treating the illness by taking hormonal pills, but researchers recently discovered a new remedy.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Women With Breast Cancer May Soon Be Skipping Chemo. Here ’s Why
Phyllis Lacetti found her own breast cancer when she felt an abnormal lump in her right breast in 2007. A nurse at Montefiore Medical Center, she had a lumpectomy to remove it, but an MRI afterward revealed remaining cancer cells, so she opted to get a mastectomy. Her cancer doctor recommended she get chemotherapy to ensure that her cancer wouldn’t recur, since Lacetti’s family history put her at high risk. Her sister and father had died of leukemia, and her brother passed away from thyroid cancer. Chemotherapy, he said, was her best option for preventing the cancer from returning. But Lacetti was reticent abo...
Source: TIME: Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you put on weight if you have diabetes?
Several factors can make it difficult for people with diabetes to gain weight. These include hormonal imbalances that result from fluctuating insulin levels in the body. However, there are specific ways in which people can put on weight safely. In this article, learn more about how to gain weight with diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

High thyroid hormone level in early pregnancy linked to gestational diabetes, NIH study suggests
Researchers also found that a high T3/T4 ratio was strongly associated with a higher risk for gestational diabetes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Effects of Endogenous Sex Hormones in Adolescent Asthma Effects of Endogenous Sex Hormones in Adolescent Asthma
In what ways might the surge of sex hormones with puberty impact lung function and symptoms in asthma -- and how do these effects differ between genders?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of fishing gear entanglement deduced from whale hormone levels
(Frontiers) New validation study analyzing hormone profile shows the duration and negative effects of fishing gear entanglement on the North Atlantic right whale -- one of the most endangered whale species. Providing information on foraging success, migration behavior and body functioning, this technique can be used to study other baleen species to understand the impact of fishing activity on threatened whale populations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does perimenopause cause ovary pain?
Perimenopause is the time when the body is preparing for menopause, and it can last several years. During this time, hormones levels fluctuate. This can cause irregular menstruation that may be more painful than usual. Read on to learn what causes perimenopause ovary pain, in particular, and how to treat the symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Woman's breast cancer cured with her immune cells
A woman with advanced metastatic breast cancer has been cured with a method that used her own immune cells to fight the disease, a technique that researchers say has the potential to help patients with any kind of cancer.   Judy Perkins, 52, had had a mastectomy in 2003, but her breast cancer returned. She had tumors in her chest and on her liver and was given only a few months to live after unsuccessful hormone therapy and chemotherapy failed to stop her cancer’s growth, per NBC News. Scientists… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Breakthrough Therapy Seems to Rid Woman of Advanced Breast Cancer
TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 -- Judy Perkins was 49 and battling breast cancer that had spread, but chemotherapy and hormone treatments had failed to rein in her disease. So, her doctors tried a highly sophisticated, but experimental, immunotherapy. It... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Endocrine Society launches podcast spotlighting breakthroughs in hormone science
(The Endocrine Society) International experts delve into the latest advances in hormone research and clinical care on the Endocrine Society's new podcast, which launches today. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

ASCO: Endocrine Tx Noninferior for HR & #43;, HER2 & #8722; Breast Cancer
MONDAY, June 4, 2018 -- For women with hormone-receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, axillary node-negative breast cancer with a midrange 21-gene recurrence score, adjuvant endocrine therapy is noninferior to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

’ 13 Reasons Why ’ : Critique by a Recovered Depressive
I almost had the same fate as Hannah Baker. After having teetered so close to the edge of death, I am surprised a lot of days that I am actually still alive, that I didn’t perish in the bathtub when I dropped the hairdryer into the water. I finished watching the second season of 13 Reasons Why last night, and this show has stirred up a storm of thoughts and emotions for me, given my experience, so I thought I might contribute to the conversation that this show is igniting.  I first started having suicidal thoughts when I was a junior in high school. As I drove home from school, I often thought about swerving in...
Source: Psych Central - June 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Kristen Davis Tags: Children and Teens Depression Essays Genetics Neuroscience Personal Stories Students Suicide 13 Reasons Why Adolescence Depressive Episode Media Depictions Teen Depression Teen Suicide Source Type: news