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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Middle-aged women prefer vaginal estrogen to enhance sex life

Post-menopausal women who suffer from painful intercourse and vaginal dryness are more likely to use vaginal estrogen (VE) regardless of whether they use any other type of hormone therapy.

Local anaesthetic may improve sex lives of breast cancer survivors

Application of liquid lidocaine, a common local anaesthetic, may significantly improve sexual function of breast cancer survivors who experience pain during sexual intercourse, new research has found.

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.

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.

Estrogen found to aggravate severe allergic reactions

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

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.

Morning sex makes for a healthy start!

Mornings are not just perfect for jogging or quieter moments in the park. Try sex in the wee hours that will sure improve your otherwise dull and boring day like never before!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.