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Obese women prone to hormonal imbalance

Obese women prone to hormonal imbalance

Sep 28, –  Till now there is no agreement about the exact cause of PCOS but one could say that it is more common in females with a positive family history of PCOS or even type 2 diabetes, explains Dr Bashar Neamat Fadheel Sahar, Specialist Internal Medicine Endocrinology, Zulekha Hospital, Dubai. “It is also observed […]

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Study Finds: Poor Sleep May Worsen Heart Woes in Women

Study Finds: Poor Sleep May Worsen Heart Woes in Women

June 8, AP – “Inflammation is a well-known predictor of cardiovascular health,” lead author Aric Prather, a clinical health psychologist and assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, said in a university news release. Poor sleep appears to contribute to the progression of heart disease in women by raising their inflammation […]

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Study finds: Doubling Time on Tamoxifen Cuts Odds for Breast Cancer’s Return

Study finds: Doubling Time on Tamoxifen Cuts Odds for Breast Cancer’s Return

June 2, AP – Women combating estrogen-sensitive breast tumors fared better when treated with 10 years of tamoxifen compared to those given the current standard of five years, researchers found. When it comes to using the drug tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer’s return, longer may be better for some patients, a new study finds. However, […]

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Study: Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

Study: Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

May 12, – Sudden cardiac death can occur when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating (sudden cardiac arrest). Each year in the United States, more than 350,000 people die of sudden cardiac death. Higher levels of the hormone estrogen are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in men and women, a […]

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