Tag: hormone

Court OKs Non-Prescription Sale of Certain ‘Morning-After’ Pills

Court OKs Non-Prescription Sale of Certain ‘Morning-After’ Pills

June 6, AP – In the latest chapter of the legal wrangle over the non-prescription sale of “morning-after” pills, a New York appeals court on Wednesday ruled that some forms of the emergency contraception could be sold over-the-counter while the issue winds its way through the courts. According to The Associated Press, the 2nd U.S. […]

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New Research: Fish Oil Pills Might Cut Diabetes Risk

New Research: Fish Oil Pills Might Cut Diabetes Risk

May 23, AP – “While prior animal studies found fish oil increased circulating adiponectin, whether similar effects apply in humans is not established,” the study’s lead author, Jason Wu, from the Harvard School of Public Health, said in a news release from the Endocrine Society. Fish oil supplements could help reduce the risk for type […]

May 23, 2013 | By More
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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