New Study Tests Testosterone Cream For Menopause
A new study has looked into the effectiveness of a testosterone cream approved for use in Western Australia on women experiencing menopause. Published in Menopause, journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), the research investigated whether prescribed dosages of the cream could bring testosterone levels in the blood back to normal levels.
Brain Protein May Explain Depression In Pre-Menopausal Women
“This is the first time that a biological change in the brain has been identified in perimenopause which is also associated with clinical depression,” says Senior Scientist Dr. Jeffrey Meyer of CAMH’s Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute. Specifically, Dr. Meyer’s research team found elevated levels of the chemical monoamine oxidase-A (MAO-A) among women aged 41-51.
Mammography Has Led To Fewer Late-Stage Breast Cancers
Over the past 30 years since mammography was introduced, late-stage breast cancer incidence has decreased by 37 percent, a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center finds.
9 Factors Affecting Your Metabolism
Unfortunately, although we have lots of information about nutrition, American people just keep getting fatter. Perhaps we need to learn more about our metabolism.
Obesity Gene Linked To Hormonal Changes That Favor Energy Surplus
A new study from Uppsala University using data from 985 elderly participants (50% females) with an average age of 70 years demonstrates that elderly humans carrying a common variant of the fat mass and obesity gene FTO also have a shifted endocrine balance. “The present findings suggest that this FTO variant may facilitate weight gain in humans by shifting the endocrine balance from the satiety hormone leptin toward the hunger promoting hormone ghrelin”, says Christian Benedict.