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For Post-Menopausal Women, Vaginal Estrogens Do Not Raise Risk of Cancer,...

Findings Women who have gone through menopause and who have been using a vaginal form of estrogen therapy do not have a higher risk of...
menopause, leukemia, Sarcoma, neurodegenerative disorders, menopause, autism, Brain-gut-microbiota, Intestinal Inflammation, Parkinson’s disease, Gonorrhea, sclerosis, mammalian, bowel syndrome, pregnancy, cancer, zika virus, HIV, immunotherapy, glioblastoma, stem cells, Metabolic proteins, HIV, protein, prostate cancer, autism, heart failure, DNA, autism disorders

In Assessing Risk of Hormone Therapy for Menopause, Dose — Not...

Findings When it comes to assessing the risk of estrogen therapy for menopause, how the therapy is delivered — taking a pill versus wearing a...
e-cigarettes

Chest Physicians Split on Pros and Cons of E-cigarettes

Patients are asking their chest physicians about using e-cigarettes to quit smoking, but those physicians are divided about whether the products do more harm...
mitochondria

Researchers Discover Mitochondrial “Circuit Breaker” That Protects Heart from Damage

A team of scientists from the National Institutes of Health has discovered biological mechanisms that appear to prevent damage to the heart muscle’s “power...
hypertriglyceridemia

UCLA Researchers Discover a New Cause of High Plasma Triglycerides

People with hypertriglyceridemia often are told to change their diet and lose weight. But a high-fat diet isn’t necessarily the cause for everyone with...
Cholesterol Distribution

Researchers Explore a New Method to Study Cholesterol Distribution on Cells

Researchers from UCLA and the University of Western Australia have developed a new way of visualizing the distribution of cholesterol in cells and tissues....
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Research Consortium Finds New Risk Factors for COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Lung Association. There are...
testosterone

Benefits of Testosterone Therapy in Older Men Are Mixed

Older men with low testosterone levels showed improved bone density and strength, as well as reduced anemia, after one year of testosterone therapy, according...
Kidney Stones, Parkinson’s disease, retinal vein, obesity, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, thyroid, malaria vaccine, HIV, Cushing Syndrome, pregnancy, sports concussions, obesity, HIV-infected people, dust mite allergies, HIV infections, COPD patients, wound healing

Long-term Oxygen Treatment Does Not Benefit Some COPD Patients

“For the most part, this treatment did not improve or prolong life in study participants.” —James P. Kiley, Ph.D., Director, NHLBI, Division of Lung Diseases Newly...
Platelets

Strength Test for Platelets

Bleeding disorders could one day be diagnosed by putting platelets through strength tests, researchers have proposed. Biomedical engineers from Emory University and the Georgia Institute of...
Immune System, Schizophrenia and Rheumatoid Arthritis, cancer, body mass index, Retinal, Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, zika vaccines, DNA, Immunotherapy, Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm, topical therapy, Aging and Inflammation, cancer cells, Cellular Death, Heart Stent

Pitt Study of Early Onset Menopausal Symptoms Could Predict Heart Disease

Women who experience hot flashes and night sweats earlier in life are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) when compared to women with later...
Menopause

Menopause, Sleepless Nights May Make Women Age Faster

In a pair of studies published today UCLA researchers report that menopause accelerates biological aging and that insomnia, which often accompanies menopause, also has...
Seizures, Alzheimer’s disease, Kidney Disease, stress, Lung Disease, cancer, blood type, Viral interference, male infants, premature infants, antibodies, breast cancer, DNA repair protein, COX-2 blocker, Alzheimer’s, isoketal-modified proteins, opioids, ebola, nerve degeneration, neurotransmitter, pulmonary fibrosis, schizophrenia

Study shows opioids increase risk of death when compared to other...

Long-acting opioids are associated with a significantly increased risk of death when compared with alternative medications for moderate-to-severe chronic pain, according to a Vanderbilt...
diabetes

Rice study details stress-diabetes link

Connection established between anxiety control, inflammation, Type 2 diabetes 
metabolism, Equilibrium

Bright Light Alters Metabolism

Exposure to bright light during meals increases insulin resistance
biocompatible

Dynamic DNA polymers can be reversed using biocompatible techniques

DNA-based straight and branched polymers or nanomaterials that can be created and dissolved using biocompatible methods are now possible thanks to the work of...
pulmonary fibrosis

Study finds shared network of genes in COPD and pulmonary fibrosis

Research on chronic lung diseases has primarily focused on studying conditions, such as emphysema or lung fibrosis, in isolation. In a new study, Yale...