Estrogens

How does estrogen affect auto-immune conditions?

<b>(Janice Haney Carr/CDC/Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia via AP) (AP)</b><p>A new study might finally explain why women are more likely to develop the disorders<p>Sayantan Chakraborty<p>September 22, 2018 3:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Massive.<p>The human body is undeniably complicated: We’re …

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7 Cool Facts You Never Knew About the Pill

Over the 60 years since it was first brought to the American public, the Pill has joined Madonna, Prince, and Beyonc<i>é</i> in becoming famous enough to be known by a single name. It refers to a pill that combines synthetic versions of the hormones estrogen and progestin, which stop you from ovulating …

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FDA grants marketing exclusivity as a NCE to TherapeuticsMD's Annovera

TherapeuticsMD (NYSEMKT:TXMD) announces that Annovera (segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol vaginal system) has been granted marketing …

Business

Flaxseed

Flaxseed, flaxseed oil and linen are all products of flax, one of the first crops to be domesticated. Flaxseed has long been used for nutritional and …

Breast Cancer

Juntendo University Research: The Genetics of Muscle Injuries

Juntendo University, September 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>To test whether sex-related genetic polymorphisms are associated with muscle injury and stiffness, Noriyuki Fuku from Juntendo University and colleagues report in the journal <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise</i> that ESR1 rs2234693 …

Medical Education

Why Sex and Gender Matter in Migraine

A migraine attack is not just a headache, and not all migraine attacks are the same. The symptoms, length and frequency of migraine attacks can vary …

Physiology

BRIEF-Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Gets ANDA Approval For Estradiol Vaginal Inserts USP, 10 Mcg

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Ovranette (ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel): a contraceptive pill

Everything you need to know about taking Ovranette to prevent pregnancy<p>What is Ovranette?<p>Ovranette is a combined contraceptive pill, usually just …

Breast Cancer

Glenmark gets USFDA nod for menopause symptom relief drug

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received final approval from the US health regulator for generic version of Nordisk Inc’s VAGIFEM, which is used for pro

Business (India)

Mixed Chemicals in Beauty Products May Harm Women’s Hormones

Researchers say parabens and other chemicals found in common cosmetic products may negatively impact a woman's hormone levels, increasing the risk …

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Beware the doctor who treats with 'bioidentical' non-FDA approved hormones

<b>To the editor:</b> I read the article about Dr. Prudence Hall, a celebrity physician who was disciplined by the state, with great interest because I too fell victim to a well-known Beverly Hills doctor.<p>He was also a doctor who proclaimed that “bioidentical” hormones would cure my hot flashes and other …

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Here’s Exactly How to Find the Best Birth Control Pill for You

Thanks to the plethora of options at your disposal, choosing the right birth control can feel like you’re blindfolded and trying to pin the tail on …

Birth Control Pills

Diabetes and menopause: A twin challenge

Diabetes and menopause may team up for varied effects on your body. Here's what to expect — and how to stay in control.<p>Menopause — and the years …

Diabetes

Cefuroxime, Oral Tablet

• Cefuroxime oral tablet is available as both a generic drug and a brand-name drug. <b>Brand name: Ceftin.</b><br>• Cefuroxime also comes as a liquid suspension. You …

Lyme Disease

How body fat affects men's and women's health differently

Body fat accumulates differently in the bodies of men and those of women. A new study explores the health consequences that ensue from these …

Body Fat

5 Habits That Can Increase Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant With Irregular Periods

For me at least, trying to conceive (TTC) was one of the most challenging and stressful periods of my life. It took about two years for me — and that …

Ovulation

New Endometriosis Drug Released To Help Women

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) – About one in about every ten women has the same problem as Melissa Dellovade.“Having very heavy …

Birth Control Pills

What Are the Signs & Symptoms of High Estrogen & Low Progesterone?

Estrogen and progesterone play a critical role in the health of women. Levels of these sex steroids must remain in perfect balance to ensure …

Breast Cancer

Hair Loss After Stopping the Pill

Read on for in-depth information on how using—and stopping—birth control pills can affect your tresses, and cause unwanted hair loss.

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The superfood that could boost your breasts by TWO cup sizes in a month: Model says her burgeoning bust was due to a little-known dietary powder

Model Brigette Cooper has the kind of laid back beauty Australian models are famous for, but she has recently stumbled upon a dietary supplement that …

Superfoods

Does Tea Tree Oil Have Hormonal Side Effects?

Do the estrogenic effects of tea tree oil get absorbed through the skin?<p>Subscribe to Videos Discuss Republish<p><i>Below is an approximation of this</i> …

Breast Cancer

Why Sex Hormones Can Help (or Hurt) Your Asthma

If you have severe asthma, you rely on inhalers or medicine to open your airways so you can breathe. You’re no stranger to the doctor’s office or, …

Birth Control Pills

Top 10 Testosterone-Boosting Foods, According to Nutritionist

You can help your body maintain normal T levels by eating certain foods that have supportive actions for hormone production.<p>One of the main things …

Nutrition

'Evil' proteins a force for good in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer

Researchers have clarified questions surrounding estrogen's role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast …

Breast Cancer

Marvelon 28 birth control pills missing day label stickers, Health Canada says

Some lots of Marvelon 28 birth control tablets do not contain day-of-the-week label stickers that women may use to help them remember if they took …

Health Care (Canada)

10 Signs You Might Have High Estrogen Levels (and What to Do About It)

A few weeks ago, I had a blood test run at a wellness boutique in Los Angeles to get a basic idea of my hormonal and metabolic health. I'd never had …

Women's Health

Vaginas absolutely need sex or they’ll waste away: study

It’s a painful condition that can leave you itching, even burning down there — and no, it’s not a sexually transmitted infection!<p>Just when you …

Women's Health

DNA mutations may predict breast cancer relapse

Certain DNA mutations are linked to a high relapse risk for one type of breast cancer while other mutations are associated with better outcomes, a …

Cancer

Mira's AI-powered fertility monitor is now available for purchase

It's pretty expensive, though, and will set you back $200.<p>A company called Mira showed off its fertility monitor at CES earlier this year with the promise that it's much more accurate than the other digital trackers out there. Now, the technology is finally available for purchase worldwide. Mira's …

Technology

Lena Dunham's New Baby Obsession Is a Real Result of Taking Estrogen, Says Top Doctor

The actress has been through a tough time since beng diagnosed with endometriosis.<p>Lena Dunham is “suddenly obsessed with babies” she says, wondering …

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