Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA research group at Uppsala University has investigated how levels of endocannabinoids - which target the same receptors as cannabis - are affected by short sleep duration, and whether acute...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTAcne is sometimes called hormonal acne because of how the skin problem develops in response to hormonal changes. Learn about its treatment and symptoms.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Karolinska Institutet have managed to produce the first molecular map of the genes that are active in the various cells of the human pancreas.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearch at Umeå University provides new insights into when during the menstrual cycle it is advantageous to periodise your strength training.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTIt is widely known as the 'love hormone' due to its role in social bonding, but new research suggests oxytocin may also play a role in spiritual beliefs.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTBinge-eating disorder (BED) was linked with a broad range of other illnesses in a recent study, with the strongest associations related to the endocrine and circulatory systems.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTExposure to bright light for 30 minutes daily may increase men's testosterone levels and boost their sex drive, new research suggests.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA fascinating and potentially wide-reaching interaction between influenza, progesterone, and lung repair is unearthed in a landmark study.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTGrowth hormone injections can be needed by children and adults alike. Learn more about why they are needed and the alternative uses of these injections.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTMeasuring blood levels of the recently discovered hormone irisin may improve diagnosis rates of teenagers with polycystic ovary syndrome, according to research presented at the 55th Annual European...
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA minor hiccup in the sequence of a human gene can have devastating impacts on health.
Sat, 03 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists have made a significant discovery in understanding the cause of fibrosis in Crohn's disease, which offers a target for potential therapies.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe hypothalamus is a small area in the center of the brain. Learn about its different roles and the disorders that can affect it.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTChemicals commonly used in fracking may have adverse effects on the main hormones in the body and affect fertility in female mice, a new study finds.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:00:00 PDTThe gallbladder can be affected by diseases such as gallstones and cholecystitis. Learn about their diagnosis, treatment, and prevention with this article.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTLearn all about thyroid storm, a life-threatening complication of hyperthyroidism. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTAn improved therapy to replace essential steroids in the body is a step closer thanks to new research.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTUp to 50-90% of thyroid cancers in women in high-income countries estimated to be overdiagnoses.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTA new study published online by JAMA Oncology examines the prevalence and significance of estrogen receptor mutations in patients with metastatic breast cancer.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTAnalysis of single tumor sample inadequate to provide best treatment.Many breast tumors grow in response to female hormones, especially estrogen.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTClinical research often excludes females from their trials under the assumption that "one size fits all," that a painkiller or antidepressant will be equally effective in subjects of either sex...
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTAutonomous adenomas are the most common benign tumours of the thyroid gland. Mutations in two genes account for around 70 percent of the cases.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 02:00:00 PDTPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) afflicts over 14 million women in the United States.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn experiments on mice, even at concentrations 100 times higher than milk from pregnant cows, blood hormone levels and reproductive organs were unaffected by dietary estrogens, report investigators...
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTBy assessing the evolution of the female orgasm across mammalian species, researchers find it may have once played a direct role in human reproduction.