Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age

Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age

An outpouring of estrogen and progesterone, especially in later life, appears to be beneficial, Karim noted.

Nov 18, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

Are home remedies to estrogen therapy safe?

Phytoestrogens are compounds from plants that are similar in structure to estrogen and are found in a variety of foods, especially soy. 

Oct 11, 2016, 10:55 AM IST

Watch out for these signs of high testosterone in women!

Though most people think testosterone is 'masculine hormone', but the fact is that ovaries produce both estrogen and testosterone.

Aug 06, 2016, 23:27 PM IST

Fatty liver disease not detected in post-menopausal women

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) considered a cardiovascular disease risk factor, is often not detected in post-menopausal women, a recent study has revealed.

Jul 03, 2016, 22:17 PM IST

Eating soy may help women undergoing IVF

Researchers wanted to examine further this association between BPA exposure and IVF success, and what part diet may play in a link between the two.

Feb 01, 2016, 10:12 AM IST

High testosterone levels in women up uterine fibroid risk

Women who have high levels of both testosterone and estrogen in midlife may face a greater risk of developing benign tumours on the uterus called uterine fibroids than women with low levels of the hormones, reveals a new study.

Dec 16, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Hormone supplements with estrogen linked to breast cancer

A new study has found that female who use hormone supplements with estrogen and progestin are at an increased risk of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer risk.

Dec 01, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

New sensor detects low levels of female hormone 

The sensor, developed by the researchers from Victoria University of Wellington, has a simple design and gives real-time readings.

Nov 30, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

Blame this gene loss for your obsession with size zero

While social factors, particularly the western ideal of thinness, is largely blamed for increasing rate of eating disorders over the past several decades, loss of a gene also contributes to your obsession with having a thin figure, suggests a study.

Apr 10, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

High testosterone puts men at high heart disease risk

A new study shows that the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen alter cardiovascular factors in a way that raises a man`s risk of heart disease.

Mar 09, 2015, 13:16 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

S-equol supplements improve reproductive health in post-menopausal women

In a recent pilot study it was discovered that after 12 weeks of daily 10 milligram (mg) doses of an investigational fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement S-equol, have led to improvements in post-menopausal women who experienced in vaginal atrophy.

Oct 17, 2014, 17:16 PM IST

Aspirin may slow breast cancer recurrence

Some postmenopausal overweight breast cancer patients who use common anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen have significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates, scientists have found.

Aug 16, 2014, 11:03 AM IST

How fatherhood reshapes your brain

Even as men draw flak for not doing enough of parenting as mothers generally do, researchers have discovered that taking care of his kids may not only enforce hormonal changes in fathers but also reshape their brains.

Jun 16, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

Female hormones blamed for obesity in western men

Obesity among Western men could be linked with exposure to substances containing the female sex hormone estrogen according to new research from the University of Adelaide.

Jun 14, 2014, 12:19 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

Smoking may increase breast cancer risk

Young women who smoke have a significantly higher risk of developing most common type of breast cancer, a study shows.

Feb 10, 2014, 20:02 PM IST

Testosterone no hope for early menopause

Bringing testosterone levels up to normal for women who lose ovarian function owing to early natural menopause or hysterectomy is of no good, shows research.

Jan 30, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

Sham acupuncture as good as real one to ease side effects of anticancer drugs

A new study has found that both real and sham acupuncture treatments may help alleviate side effects of drugs commonly used to treat breast cancer.

Dec 24, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

High cholesterol fuels growth of breast cancer

A new study has revealed that in patients with high cholesterol, the presence of a certain molecule that mimics the structure of estrogen may lead to increased tumor growth.

Dec 15, 2013, 12:01 PM IST