Hormone improves stroke recovery

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 15:49

Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) is a hormone that is found in the blood and contributes to, among other things, growth and bone mass.

Early menstruation leads to baby girls

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 09:34

A new study has suggested that women who start menstruating earlier than their peers are more likely to give birth to girls.

Fenugreek `can spice up sex life`

Last Updated: Monday, June 20, 2011, 19:10

Fenugreek seeds contain compounds called saponins and it is thought these stimulate male sex hormones including testosterone.

Plant hormone may be key to healing influenza

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 15:27

Researchers have discovered that abscisic acid, a natural plant hormone with known beneficial properties for the treatment of disease, has anti-inflammatory effects in the lungs as well as in the gut.