Protein That Regulates Hormones Critical to Women's Health Found in Pituitary
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have solved the mystery surrounding a "rogue protein" that plays a role in the release of neurot..Read More

Wetting the Bed Could Be All in the Head
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Think brain, not bladder, when it comes to your child’s bedwetting problem. Don’t blame it on laziness, says an assistant professor of urolo..Read More

Wisconsin Study Ties Lower Hormone Use to Fewer Breast Cancer Cases
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Decreased use of post-menopausal hormones likely accounts for more than 40 percent of a dramatic, one-year decline in breast canc..Read More

Researchers Eliminate Cervical Cancer in Mice with FDA-Approved Drugs
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have eliminated cervical cancer in mice with two ..Read More

African-American Men at Higher Risk of False Positives in Prostate Testing
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - While an elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test can be frightening news for men, new research shows that sometimes the lev..Read More

UW-Madison Researcher to Use CAREER Award to Study Endocrine Disrupters
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - An intricate biochemical messaging network, the endocrine system enables human bodies to grow and function properly throughout th..Read More

Scientists illuminate the neurons of social attraction
UNC

 The ancient impulse to procreate is necessary for survival and must be hardwired into our brains. Now scientists from the University of North Carolin..Read More

Two CCTG trials earn top honours
Queen's University

Two trials supported by the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) based at Queen’s University were selected by the Canadian Cancer Society’s list of the..Read More

OHSU role in “fetal origins of disease”
Oregon Health & Science University

Scientists, students, health professionals, public health officials and community advocates from around the globe will convene in Portland for the 7th..Read More

Component of Red Wine May Help Women with PCOS
Northwestern University

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder which causes women to produce higher levels of the hormone testosterone than normal. This ho..Read More

Sex Differences in Knee Injuries
Northwestern University

A recent study conducted at Johns Hopkins University found that testosterone may play a protective key role against knee injuries, such as anterior cr..Read More

Technology brings new precision to study of circadian rhythm in individual cells
University of Georgia

Athens, Ga. — An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Georgia has developed a new technology that may help scientists better und..Read More

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Oxford

Congratulations to Marios Margaritis and Rohan Wijesurendra, who have won this year’s RDM Graduate Studies Prize. Both students showed immense dedicat..Read More

Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

Congratulations to Marios Margaritis and Rohan Wijesurendra, who have won this year’s RDM Graduate Studies Prize. Both students showed immense dedicat..Read More

Painless Drug Delivery
NIH -National Institute of Health

Transdermal patches—medicated adhesive pads placed on the skin that release drugs gradually for up to a week—have been available in the U.S. for more ..Read More

Einstein Faculty Receive NIH Career Development Awards
Yeshiva University

October 28, 2016—(BRONX, NY) — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers career development grants to young researchers—usually senior postdoctor..Read More

Vaginal Douches May Expose Women to Harmful Phthalate Chemicals
UCSF School Of Medicine

Women who use feminine care products called douches may increase their exposure to harmful chemicals called phthalates—and black women may be at parti..Read More

First U.S. Study of Transgender Youth Funded by NIH
UCSF School Of Medicine

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $5.7 million for a five-year, multicenter study, which will be the first in the U.S. to evaluate the lon..Read More

Endocrine Society Awards Walter L. Miller Its Lifetime Achievement Award
UCSF School Of Medicine

Walter L. Miller, MD, distinguished professor emeritus and former chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at UC San Francisco, has been awarded the highest h..Read More

Cryoablation: Freezing away breast cancers | Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Cornell University

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction: Instead of having a surgical lumpectomy to remove a breast cancer tumor, a thin needle-like device is ins..Read More

Going for A Run Could Improve Cramming for Exams
Elsevier

Ever worried that all the information you’ve crammed in during a study session might not stay in your memory? The answer might be going for a run, acc..Read More

Are hot flashes genetic?
UCLA

Most women experience hot flashes and night sweats either before or during menopause, but a significant minority don’t have these symptoms. Could our ..Read More

Pituitary Tumors
Cornell University

A pituitary tumor is usually an adenoma, which is a tumor that arises from the cells covering the surface of the pituitary gland. Although it is usual..Read More

Pseudotumor Cerebri
Cornell University

Some instances of pseudotumor cerebri may be caused by a narrowing (red circles) in the veins that drain blood from the brain (blue). Pseudotumor cere..Read More

Prolactinoma
Cornell University

A prolactinoma, a hormone-producing tumor that generates excess levels of the hormone prolactin, is the most common type of pituitary tumor. Prolactin..Read More

Cushing's Disease
Cornell University

Cushing’s disease is a disorder of the pituitary gland in which too much adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) is produced, which in turn stimulates exce..Read More

Acromegaly
Cornell University

Acromegaly is a condition in which the body produces excess growth hormone (GH) after normal adult height has been reached. The disorder is characteri..Read More

Azoospermia: What to know about this cause of male infertility
Cornell University

Still not pregnant? For some couples, azoospermia, or a lack of sperm in the ejaculate, may stand in the way of conception. By Jennifer Kelly Geddes W..Read More

Dr. Goldstein: Varicocele repair improves testosterone in non-infertile men
Cornell University

Varicocele, or abnormal dilation of the testicular pampiniform venous plexus, can impair testicular function, resulting in infertility, hypogonadism, ..Read More

Vitamin A Deficiency May Be Involved in Type 2 Diabetes, Researchers Say
Cornell University

Investigators have long sought the answer to a vexing question: What are the biological mechanisms involved in the development of type 2 diabetes? A r..Read More

Drilling Down
Cornell University

The controversial fuel-extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing is a hot topic in states from New York to California. Supporters call the techn..Read More

Multi-Target Drug May Be Best Approach for Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cornell University

Clinicians have long observed that using a "dirty drug" that hits a number of targets instead of just one is the most efficacious approach to treat co..Read More

Our Bodies, Ourselves
Cornell University

Carter Bisso was about 20 weeks pregnant when the pain started — an ache on the right side of her lower back, between her hip and spine. It got worse ..Read More

Sequencing Reveals Molecular Underpinnings of Aggressive Prostate Cancer Subtype
Cornell University

A subset of treatment-resistant prostate cancer pathologically resembles small cell lung cancer rather than typical prostate cancer, Weill Cornell Med..Read More

A 'Pioneer' Passes
Cornell University

Patients with high blood pressure have significantly longer life expectancies than they did decades ago — and in no small part, they have Dr. John Lar..Read More

Tall Order
Cornell University

When Alex Bancroft was 5, it was clear that something was awry with his digestive system. During kindergarten, his mom says, he was spending a lot of ..Read More

Researchers Develop Method to Identify Patient-Specific Drugs for Treating Diabetes
Cornell University

An innovative method that uses human embryonic stem cells to model type 2 diabetes caused by genetic mutations may enable researchers to identify drug..Read More

Researchers develop way to ID diabetes patient-specific drugs
Cornell University

An innovative method that uses human embryonic stem cells to model type 2 diabetes caused by genetic mutations may enable researchers to identify drug..Read More

Anti-anxiety medication limits empathetic behavior in rats
University of Chicago

June 27, 2016 Rats given midazolam, an anti-anxiety medication, were less likely to free trapped companions because the drug lessened their empathy, a..Read More

Steroid receptor crosstalk informs therapies for breast cancer treatment
University of Chicago

June 27, 2016 One of the first clues pathologists look for in tissue from a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient is the estrogen receptor, a nuclear ..Read More

UChicago Medicine opens state-of-the-art Family Birth Center in Hyde Park
University of Chicago

September 19, 2016 The University of Chicago Medicine is opening its new 25,000-square foot Family Birth Center inside Comer Children's Hospital, brin..Read More

Steroid receptor crosstalk informs therapies for breast cancer treatment
University of Chicago

One of the first clues pathologists look for in tissue from a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient is the estrogen receptor, a nuclear protein that c..Read More

UChicago Medicine opens state-of-the-art Family Birth Center in Hyde Park
University of Chicago

September 19, 2016 The University of Chicago Medicine is opening its new 25,000-square foot Family Birth Center inside Comer Children's Hospital, brin..Read More

FDA Calls for Effectiveness and Stronger Safety Data on Antibacterial Soaps
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News FDA Calls for Effectiveness and Stronger Safety Data on Antibacterial Soaps December 18, 2013 On December 16, 2013, the U.S. Food ..Read More

Human Crossover Control Study of Triclosan's Impact on the Microbiome
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Human Crossover Control Study of Triclosan's Impact on the Microbiome May 19, 2016 A 2013 Cochrane review concluded that fluoride ..Read More

FDA Final Rule Calls for Removal of Antiseptic-Containing Consumer Hand and Body Washes from the Market for Lack of Demonstrated Safety and Effectiveness
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News FDA Final Rule Calls for Removal of Antiseptic-Containing Consumer Hand and Body Washes from the Market for Lack of Demonstrated S..Read More

Melvin Malcolm Grumbach, Renowned Pediatric Endocrinologist, Dies at 90
UCSF School Of Medicine

Melvin Malcolm Grumbach, MD, a leading figure in the field of pediatric endocrinology who is credited with making UC San Francisco’s Department of Ped..Read More

Hormone replacement therapy improves cognition in older female monkeys
Oregon Health & Science University

New findings may inform clinical trials already underway in women During menopause, estrogen levels plummet. Some studies in people link this sharp de..Read More

OHSU researchers reveal mechanism of neuronal activity that controls fertility
Oregon Health & Science University

Reproductive function is a highly regulated process that depends on certain hormones interacting in a controlled and rhythmic manner.  The hypothalamu..Read More

Knight Cancer Institute deputy director selected for prostate cancer Dream Team
Oregon Health & Science University

10/09/12  Portland, Ore. Research collaborative will be funded by three-year, grant worth up to $10 million provided by Stand Up To Cancer and the Pro..Read More