Hormones

Hormone replacement therapy may be a boon for women, says study

Hormone replacement therapy may be a boon for women, says study

Hormone replacement therapy uses female hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, to treat common symptoms of menopause and ageing.
 

Nov 05, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
Hormone therapy safe for women with migraine: Study

Hormone therapy safe for women with migraine: Study

Migraine is a headache of varying intensity, often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.
 

Oct 13, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Teenage boy grows breast on right side of his chest; doctors blame it on 'over-consumption of fast-food'

Teenage boy grows breast on right side of his chest; doctors blame it on 'over-consumption of fast-food'

His right side resembled that of a woman's and his left, a man's.

Aug 12, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Both obesity and underweight may increase risk of migraine in women

Both obesity and underweight may increase risk of migraine in women

A new study has found that both obesity and being underweight may increase the risk of developing migraine.

Apr 14, 2017, 14:47 PM IST
Hormone replacement therapy may increase women's longevity, says study

Hormone replacement therapy may increase women's longevity, says study

Having higher levels of calcium is a marker for the buildup of plaque, which increases the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Mar 09, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Frequent migraine headache? Eat these foods to get relief from the pain!

Frequent migraine headache? Eat these foods to get relief from the pain!

Migraine headache is one of most common and painful things that a person can experience. 

Feb 25, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Researchers develop magnetic implant to provide new drug delivery method

Researchers develop magnetic implant to provide new drug delivery method

A team of Canadian researchers have developed a magnetic drug implant that could offer an alternative to patients, especially the diabetics, who are struggling with numerous pills or intravenous injections.

Feb 16, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

Contraceptives with oestrogen may up Vitamin D in women

The findings, after adjusting for seasonal exposure to sunlight, showed that the use of contraceptive pills, patch or ring containing oestrogen was associated with a 20 per cent higher 25-hydroxy Vitamin D level.

Aug 05, 2016, 15:25 PM IST

Hormone, not money, behind rich people's longer lifespan

Low levels are linked to an increased risk of cancer and reduced mental abilities.

Dec 29, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Gut bacteria signal to brain when you are full

Gut bacteria may signal to your brain when you are full

Nov 25, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

Saliva test can reveal your memory skills

Your saliva can tell how strong your memory and analytical skills are.

Aug 20, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Blame your hormones for your cheating, unethical behaviour

If you can't resist taking a peek into others' papers in exams, or nicking things from someone's house, it may be your hormones fault, claims a new study.

Jul 29, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Chinese man grows breasts after eating chicken

 A 26-year-old Chinese man reportedly grew breasts because of the hormones in his fried chicken meals, his doctors said.

Jul 17, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

How hormones can destabilise financial markets

Can hormones be instrumental in destabilising financial markets? Yes, says a study.

Jul 03, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

This device tracks cancer growth

 A new device that can accurately track chemical signals within cells and find out how cancerous growth begins has been invented by biomedical engineers.

Jun 25, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Hormones can trick nose to influence mating behaviour

Far from being a simple sense organ, the nose can play an important role in mating behaviour as researchers have found that hormones that dictate a female's attraction towards males do so in part by controlling her sense of smell.

Jun 08, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

Women's brains `change` post pregnancy, motherhood

A new research has found that women's brain alters permanently once they experience pregnancy and enter motherhood.

May 26, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

How brain stimulates body to burn 'bad' fat

A team of Australian researchers has uncovered the action of two naturally occurring hormones along with brain signals that assist in the shedding of excess fat.

Jan 16, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Now, a food ingredient to make you feel 'fuller' without overeating

Scientists have, for the first time, developed an ingredient, which when added to foods can make one fell more filling.

Dec 11, 2014, 11:38 AM IST

New hormone can protect from metabolic disorders

Discovery of a previously unknown hormone that serves as a messenger from fat cells to the liver could pave way for new treatment for metabolic disorders, finds research.

Nov 19, 2014, 12:33 PM IST