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Pregnancy-related hormonal changes linked to increased risk of restless legs syndrome

Westchester, Ill. A study in the Feb. 1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that the elevation in estradiol levels that occurs during pregnancy is more pronounced in pregnant women with restless legs syndrome (RLS) than in controls. During the last trimester of pregnancy, levels of the estro...

Inheritance of hormonal disorder marked by excessive insulin in daughters

Elevated levels of insulin could be an early sign that girls whose mothers suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome -- or PCOS -- may also be susceptible to the disease, according to gynecologists who have found evidence of insulin resistance in young children. The findings could help determine wh...

Synovics Pharmaceuticals Announces Execution of Hormonal Manufacture and Supply Contract

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synovics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SYVC), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, ANDAPharm, LLC (ANDAPharm) signed a contract with a leading pharmaceutical company for the m...

Iressa shows promise for treatment of metastatic breast cancer when combined with hormonal therapy

HOUSTON - Gefitinib, the once-promising drug formerly approved as a second line treatment for lung cancer, also known as Iressa, enhanced the effectiveness of hormonal therapy for the treatment of specific types of metastatic breast cancer, according to a Phase II clinical trial led by researchers...

Combined Molecular-targeted and Hormonal Therapies Offer Promise in Treating Ovarian Cancer

A combination of molecular-targeted therapy and hormonal therapy may be the most promising area of research for those seeking an effective treatment for ovarian cancer, according to a new review in the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. Several clinical trials have confirmed th...

NIMH Studies Woman’s Hormonal Cycl

Fluctuations in sex hormone levels during women’s menstrual cycles affect the responsiveness of their brains’ reward circuitry, an imaging study at the National Institute of// Mental Health (NIMH), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has revealed. While women were winning r...

Male Contraceptive Drug - Non Hormonal Alternative

A contraceptive drug for men , based on a non hormonal approach is being studied by scientists. Until now , the fact that an adult male usually produces// 150 million sperm has made the formulation of a male birth control pill diffcult. Final clinical trials are being done on a hormonal male ...

Combination of Herceptin and Hormonal therapy to Fight Cancer

Breast cancer will soon be fought with a combined treatment of hormonal therapy and the drug, Herceptin that has been shown to slow // the progress of breast cancer by over half, according to a recent report. Following these findings a call has been made for the treatment to be made available fo...

Males too Undergoes Hormonal Changes During Parenting: Study

Like females, males too experience sharp changes in their hormones once they start parenting, say scientists who studied the brain structure of small monkeys.// Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy and her colleagues from Princeton University studied the brain structure of common marmosets - small monkeys t...

Stress – Buster : Hormonal Nasal Spra

The word 'stress', as it is commonly known, is generally referred to any factor that affects the physical, physiological and emotional well being of an individual. // Stress, as we all know, has ramified into various sections of our society, affecting the young and the old alike. Although it ...

Herceptin + Hormonal Therapy Pack Reduces Breast Cancer Progression

In a new study, Roche Holding AG (RHHBY), a Swiss pharmaceutical company says, breast cancer progression decreases when Herceptin was added to hormonal therapy//. When the patient condition is hormone receptor-positive, as well as HER2-positive, this combined therapy proves to be progression-free. ...

Medication Abuse In Chronic Migraine May Cause Hormonal Abnormalities

A study suggests that people with chronic migraines who overuse pain relievers may have abnormalities in certain hormonal responses//. Dr. Innocenzo Rainero the study's lead author stated that though not yet clearly understood if overusing migraine medications can sometimes cause periodic mig...

Non Hormonal Therapies for Menopause Not Proved to be Effective

Previously published studies which examined the use of nonhormonal therapies for the treatment of menopausal hot flashes, have been subjected to a meta analysis. // This has revealed the efficacy of a few therapies but not as effective as estrogen. In addition they might have possible adverse effec...

Viagra Halves Effect Of Hormonal Stress On Heart

A new report by researchers at Johns Hopkins University claims that the drug Viagra famous for its use in improving sexual performance// in men could also reduce the effect of hormonal stress on the heart. 'Unlike what was previously thought, drugs like Viagra can in fact alter heart function. I...

Michael Jackson Could Have Been Going Through 'Male Menopause', says SimplyAgeless411

... physically wrong with them," she says. "A standard blood test doesn't screen all of your hormone levels and will not reveal the full scope of a man's hormonal profile." While the world still mourns the loss of Michael Jackson, we know there are circumstances of his life none of us will have to endure....

SimplyAgeless Believes Michael Jackson Could Have Been Going Through 'Male Menopause'

... physically wrong with them," she says. "A standard blood test doesn't screen all of your hormone levels and will not reveal the full scope of a man's hormonal profile." While the world still mourns the loss of Michael Jackson, we know there are circumstances of his life none of us will have to endure....

Birth Control May Help Ward Off Bacterial Vaginosis

... Contraceptive pills, hormonal injections both seem effective, study says ... are less likely to have a recurrence if they take hormonal contraception, whether it be birth control pills o...eally knows which comes first," Erbelding said. hormonal contraceptives may help ward off a recurrence by a...

Hormonal Therapies Offer Effective Solutions for Many Adult Women With Acne

... no cure for acne, dermatologists are finding that hormonal therapies can help some women fight bothersome acn...edicine in Chicago, discussed the most widely used hormonal therapies available for women with acne and the be...ate the oil glands and hair follicles in the skin, hormonal acne flares can occur. "Women over the age ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

...he face, neck and arms that most often affects dark-skinned people and women in particular. Many dermatologists have long believed that there may be a hormonal component to melasma, and a recently published study found that there were an increased number of estrogen receptors in areas where patients developed...

Gloomy Days Dim Cognitive Powers of the Depressed

...echanisms that affect depression also affect cognitive function," Kent said. In particular, the authors have pinpointed the melatonin and serotonin hormonal systems as culprits. Both of these systems are also implicated in depression. "These same hormone systems have been implicated in a number of menta...

Photos: One Million Patients Choose Hologic's NovaSure(R) System Over Hysterectomy

...ade, who has performed more than 500 procedures. "Hysterectomy or long-term hormonal therapies are no longer their only choices; they need not suffer in silence...ments, the NovaSure procedure is customized to each patient and requires no hormonal pre-treatment, which is often associated with side-effects and treatment de...

Ovary Removal May Play a Role in Lung Cancer

... know other factors can play an important role in enhancing the impact of tobacco carcinogens," Koushik added. "This research suggests that, in women, hormonal factors may play such a role." More information The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about lung cancer . -- ...

Study aims to induce recovery from ankylosing spondylitis

...control of the body's nuclear receptors. Dysregulation of these receptors has been shown to promote the systemic inflammation, immunosuppression, and hormonal imbalances characteristic of chronic disease. The NIH Human Microbiome Project now estimates that approximately 90% of cells in the human body a...

Ovary removal may increase lung cancer risk

... of lung cancer, we know other factors can play an important role in enhancing the impact of tobacco carcinogens; this research suggests that in women hormonal factors may play such a role." Women were considered menopausal if their menstrual periods had stopped naturally, surgically (by hysterectomy with ...

U.S. Debut: Holistic Health And Beauty From The Rainforest - New Book Reveals Closely Guarded Malaysian Health and Beauty Secrets Introducing the World to Time-Honored Tradition of Ramuan

...se, Indian and Malay herbal healing practices -- and the modern approach to hormonal balance, circulatory health, sexual fitness, beauty, vitality, and healthy ...th; Ramuan Health - Women's Blends (one for Day and Night) helps maintain hormonal balance, healthy aging and vitality; Tenaga for Men is for sexual fitness...

U of M researchers find childhood cancer risk rises with mother's age

... be done on why the risk for childhood cancer increases with advancing maternal age. Some of the possible explanations could be age-related changes in hormonal levels during pregnancy and alterations in DNA markings in eggs that can be transmitted to the offspring. "A mechanism of inherited mutation is consi...

Combination Therapy Best for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

...to get the highest cure rate for men with high-risk prostate cancer, it appears that five weeks of external beam radiation and at least four months of hormonal therapy should be added to brachytherapy," he added. D'Amico and his colleagues studied death rates from prostate cancer in 1,342 patients with hig...

Basic Facts and Statistics About Lupus

...ultraviolet light, extreme stress, antibiotics and certain other drugs, and hormonal changes. hormonal factors may explain why lupus occurs more frequently in females than in mal...

The Path to Pregnancy: Fairhaven Health Offers New Natural Products to Help Couples Conceive

... vitamins, nutritional supplements, and dietary changes can help to restore hormonal balance and improve a couple's chances of having a healthy baby. In additio... 21 days or over 36, determining this ovulation date can prove challenging. hormonal imbalance is an underlying factor of cycle irregularity and may cause women...

Early Menstruation Lowers Odds of Surviving Ovarian Cancer

...tent, the researchers noted. But less is known about the impact of those hormonal and reproductive factors on survival rates for women who already have the c... "The paper may suggest other avenues of research into what is it about the hormonal profile of women that could affect the biology of their ovarian cancer," Da...

Migraines Linked to Reduced Breast Cancer Risk

...it doesn't eliminate the risk, so women still need to be on the lookout." Kraut said the link between migraines and breast cancer risk is likely a hormonal one. "The theory they propose here is that women who have migraines may have drops in estrogen levels that trigger migraines. And women who have susta...

Prostate cancer patients disease free after 5 years likely to be disease free after 10 years

...ancer patients who were treated with brachytherapy alone, brachytherapy and hormonal therapy, or combined brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) be...continue to decrease, making prostate brachytherapy alone and combined with hormonal therapy and/or EBRT an increasingly attractive treatment option." ...

Prostate cancer patients disease free after five years likely to be disease free after 10 years

...ancer patients who were treated with brachytherapy alone, brachytherapy and hormonal therapy, or combined brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) be...continue to decrease, making prostate brachytherapy alone and combined with hormonal therapy and/or EBRT an increasingly attractive treatment option." ...

Newly appreciated membrane estrogen receptor important therapeutic target for breast cancer

...l membrane estrogen receptor, a finding that has potential implications for hormonal therapy for breast cancer. The study is published in the July edition of th...uced by the patient. Consequently, patients with ER-positive tumors receive hormonal agents (known as ER antagonists) that act by blocking the proliferative eff...

Hormones May Affect Neurological Disease Risk

...id in a news release from BioMed Central. "Such regulation may suggest new ideas about treatment and prevention of diseases associated with extreme hormonal fluctuations, such as in postpartum depression," she added. The study was published online in the journal BMC Neuroscience . More information ...

Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer

...ded to understand the role of these metabolic factors and their interplay with better established breast cancer risk factors, such as reproductive and hormonal factors," said researcher Geoffrey C. Kabat, Ph.D., senior epidemiologist in the department of epidemiology and population health at Albert Einstein C...

Metabolic Syndrome May Make Breast Cancer More Likely

...ded to understand the role of these metabolic factors and their interplay with better established breast cancer risk factors, such as reproductive and hormonal factors." More information The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about breast cancer risk . -- Robert Preidt ...

New Data: Efficacy and Responder Analyses of Divigel(R) (estradiol gel) 0.1 percent for the Treatment of Menopause

...obal markets. The core therapeutic areas in Orion's product and research strategy are central nervous system disorders, cardiology, critical care, and hormonal and urological therapies. Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. is a rapidly growing pharmaceutical company that manufactures and markets both prescrip...

Should All Kids Be Screened for Depression? This Expert Says Yes and Explains How It Can Save Lives

... often miss warning signs. Kids are reluctant to discuss emotional problems with their parents. Teen behavior is often dismissed as hormonal when it may be more serious. Medication alone doesn't work, so counseling is also needed. Testing gets parents involved and family cou...

Obesity Greatly Raises Endometrial Cancer Risk

...at the age of their last menstrual period had about a sixfold increase in risk vs. their normal-weight counterparts. The researchers suspect that a hormonal imbalance, specifically a lack of progesterone, is likely to blame for the increased risk, Thomas said. Dr. Diane Yamada, section chief for gynecol...
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