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Shampoo ingredient can increase breast cancer risk

 Even at low levels, a class of preservatives widely-used in consumer products like shampoos, cosmetics, body lotions, and sunscreens can contribute to development of breast cancer, suggests new research.

Oct 29, 2015, 00:39 AM IST

How gender is determined in the brain

During prenatal development, the brains of most animals, including humans, develop specifically male or female characteristics. New research sheds light on how this process is triggered.

Apr 04, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Estrogen found to aggravate severe allergic reactions

 Scientists have claimed that Estradiol, a type of estrogen, worsens allergic reactions.

Dec 30, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

Hot flashes and night sweats solutions revealed

Researchers have compared low-dose oral estrogen and low-dose non-hormonal venlafaxine hydrochloride extended release (XR) to placebo were both found effective in reducing the number of hot flashes and night sweats reported by menopausal women.

May 27, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Blame genes for eating disorders

Scientists have stumbled on a possible biological culprit in the development of eating disorders.

Jun 06, 2010, 10:12 AM IST

Blame genes for eating disorders

Scientists have stumbled on a possible biological culprit in the development of eating disorders.

Jun 06, 2010, 00:00 AM IST