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Hormone Therapy Linked to Heart Fat, Hard Arteries

August 2, 2019

Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment for menopause-related symptoms, and new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate…
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s, Dementia

July 12, 2019

For patients with prostate cancer, treating the disease with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is linked to a higher…
Improving breast cancer treatment

June 11, 2019

Oestrogen receptive positive breast cancer can be treated by drugs, such as fulvestrant, that interfere with the action…
A new method to select the right treatment for advanced prostate cancer

May 7, 2019

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified blood-based biomarkers that may determine which patients will benefit from…
Study finds patient messages help predict medication adherence

February 7, 2019

Around two-thirds of patients treated for breast cancer will have had hormone-sensitive tumors and, after their initial treatment,…
One size doesn’t fit all, when using hormone therapy to treat endometriosis

October 29, 2018

Endometriosis — a condition caused by uterine tissue growing outside of the organ — affects 10% of reproductive-aged…
Immune cells involved in triple-negative breast cancer could offer future therapeutic target

October 14, 2018

About 15 percent of breast cancers are classified as triple-negative, lacking receptors for estrogen, progesterone, and Her2. These…
​How to fight side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer

April 11, 2018

Men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer may benefit significantly from hitting the gym with fellow patients and…
Estrogen signaling impacted immune response in cancer

October 19, 2016

New findings suggest that anti-estrogen therapy combined with immunotherapeutic drugs could extend survival in patients with a variety…
Oestrogen hormone may help fight autism spectrum disorder hyperactivity

February 4, 2016

People with autism spectrum disorder often suffer from hyperactivity. It disrupts sleep, gets in a way of focusing…
Combining adult stem cells with hormone may speed bone fracture healing

December 9, 2015

A combination of adult stem cells and parathyroid hormone significantly increased new bone formation in laboratory animals and…
Why hormone therapy becomes ineffective against prostate cancer

November 20, 2015

A research group at the University of Tokyo has revealed for the first time a novel epigenomic mechanism…
Why hormone therapy becomes ineffective against prostate cancer

November 18, 2015

A research group at the University of Tokyo has revealed for the first time a novel epigenomic mechanism…
Natural Compound Found in Herbs, Vegetables Could Reduce Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women

September 10, 2015

More than 100 women die from breast cancer every day in the United States. The odds increase in…
New tool on horizon for surgeons treating cancer patients

June 19, 2015

  Surgeons could know while their patients are still on the operating table if a tissue is cancerous,…
Short-term use of HRT therapy carries increased ovarian cancer risk

February 16, 2015

Taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for the menopause, even for just a few years, is associated with a…
Hormone treatment restores bone density for young women with menopause-like condition

June 13, 2014

NIH study reveals way to improve bone health for young women with POI Researchers have found that hormone…
Discovery that heart cells replicate during adolescence opens new avenue for heart repair

May 9, 2014

It is widely accepted that heart muscle cells in mammals stop replicating shortly after birth, limiting the ability…
Study shows increased survival in men with metastatic prostate cancer who receive chemotherapy when starting hormone therapy

December 9, 2013

Men with hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer who received the chemotherapy drug docetaxel given at the start of standard…
Urban fish masculinized by hormone-mimicking chemicals

September 27, 2013

It’s a man’s world for fish in a San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary. Silverside fish collected from an urban…
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