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Early puberty linked to nutrition

...us risk for health, because the long exposition to estrogens can increase the risk of developing breast cancer....e in estrone and estradiol. This way obesity and estrogens constitute an explosive couple able to trigger dangerous pathologic mechanisms. The leptine is the h...

A hormone may decrease Menopause Symptoms

...rasorb were similar to placebo and consistent with estrogens as a class, with the most common being endometrial disorder, breast pain, vaginal hemorrhage and infection, the Columbia, Maryland-based company said....

Lowering Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

...nt type of medication. It blocks the receptors for estrogens on cancer cells." He says previous studies show aromatase inhibitors are at least equivalent, if not superior, to tamoxifen. He says, "It seems as though lowering the estrogen levels is even more effective than blocking estrogen interaction with cell...

Estrogen in Food Reduces Cancer Risk

...r. The study reports eating some phytoestrogens or estrogens found in plant foods is especially protective amon...metrial cancer is related to prolonged exposure to estrogens without exposure to progesterone. Phytoestrogens are oestrogen-like compounds which occur naturally ...

The Benefits Of Soy

...rom two separate studies suggest the natural plant estrogens in soy may be most effective in conjunction with the body's own estrogen, therefore making soy especially beneficial for women who haven't reached menopause. In one study researchers say they found that monkeys that fed on a soy-based diet had bette...

Suppressing A Girls Height In Adolescence Could Lead to Fertility Problems

...their findings indicate that exposure to high-dose estrogens in adolescence is associated with impaired fertility in later life. However researchers also say that fewer girls today are receiving this treatment, as tall stature in women has now gained greater social acceptance....

Link Between Sex Hormones And Risk Of Breast Cancer

...n between breast cancer risk and the level of both estrogens and androgens and in the patients with estrogen and progesterone positive receptors, there were higher sex hormone levels. Thus researchers conclude that higher levels of sex hormones may be strongly associated with the risk of estrogen and progester...

Aromatase Inhibitors drug Femara after Tamoxifen therapy protects from breast cancer recurrence

...ti-estrogen by which it competitively inhibits the estrogens produced by the body, as estrogen is used up by the cancer cell for its growth and production. Metastasis and recurrence occurs in some cancer patients, though the chance of metastasis is very less as only 1 in 10000 cells has the capacity to reach t...

Prevent Multiple Sclerosis From Oral Contraceptives

...t high levels of exogenous [from outside the body] estrogens from OC use and of endogenous [from the body] estrogens during pregnancy may delay the first clinical attack of MS. Source: Newswise...

Estrogen therapy not effective in curing Schizophrenia

...childbirth and during menopause. Moreover use of estrogens are linked to increased side effects such as risk of heart attack, stroke or ovarian and breast cancer. For treatment a new class of effective drugs are to be discovered like the use of Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERM’s) has to be evalua...

Food packaging with Bisphenol A damages the brain

..., he added. 'We have now shown that environmental estrogens like BPA appear to alter, in a very complicated fashion, the normal way oestrogen communicates with immature nerve cells,' Dr. Belcher explained. 'The developmental effects that we studied are known to be important for brain development and also for ...

Bisphenol A in plastics affects brain

...ll growth and brain development. This artificial estrogens mimic the action of natural estrogen and inhibits the action of natural estrogens which is required for the development of neurons which leads to inactivity in the specific subsets o...

Oral contraceptives safe for women with Lupus erythematosus

...authors of the study, "There are settings in which estrogens might provide benefit. Among women with lupus there is a high elective abortion rate – approaching 23 percent of pregnancies – which may reflect a failure of the birth control method used or the absence of an adequate birth control program." In the...

Coffee Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers

...buted to their structural similarity to endogenous estrogens and their ability to bind to estrogen receptors," the authors concluded. The protective effect of coffee was thought to be because of the phytoestrogens present in it....

A strategic study: Soy diet makes heart disease to worsen in male mice

... male mice was due at least in part to plant-based estrogens in the soy food diet.As concluding words by prof, "I don't think normal, healthy people should be alarmed by the results of this study. "But we are seeing more cautionary reactions from the medical community in recent years regarding the ingestion o...

Medications Detected In Recycled Water In Los Angeles

...arian tissues due to the exposure to birth-control estrogens and natural hormone excretions in treated sewage. In conclusion to prevent or reduce such activities the Los Angeles and Orange counties will begin distributing cards to pharmacies in March advising customers not to flush down any medications but t...

Understanding Cancer Initiation Could Help In Early Detection And Prevention

...rchers have discovered that metabolites of natural estrogens can react with deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to cause specific damage that initiates the series of events leading to breast, prostate and other human cancers. // This understanding of a common mechanism of cancer initiation could result in cancer prev...

Estrogen also a potential neurotransmitter

... scientists have always assumed that the action of estrogens on brain function required at least a few hours or days to produce detectable results. For this reason, relatively little attention was paid to responses that might occur more rapidly. The recent demonstration that estrogen production and action can ...

Long Term Mediation Not Advisable To Treat Hot Flashes

...racts from soy and red clover, which contain plant estrogens called isoflavones and are marketed as a natural treatment for hot flashes. But none of these drugs or extracts is approved by the food and drug administration to treat hot flashes. Among the antidepressants, Paxil seemed to have the strongest eviden...

Prostate Cancer Risk Linked To Early Estrogen Exposure

Exposure to estrogens in the early stages of the development of the pros...ade compounds that can mimic the hormone action of estrogens (xenoestrogens) are widespread in the environment. One of these agents is bisphenol A (BPA), used in...

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