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New research paves way for better Graves' disease treatment
Posted On: Dec. 2, 2010
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Researchers have identified a compound that stops overproduction of thyroid hormone - a finding that brings scientists one-step closer to improving treatment for Graves' disease. Susanne Neumann and her colleagues at the National Institutes of Health have identified a chemical compound that binds to the receptors and acts as an antagonist, keeping the stimulating antibodies from ...
New research paves way for better Graves' disease treatment
How oestrogen can make you smarter
Posted On: Nov. 18, 2010
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Northwestern Medicine researchers have discovered how oestrogen physically works in brain cells to boost mental performance. Oestrogen is an elixir for the brain, sharpening mental performance in humans and animals and showing promise as a treatment for disorders of the brain such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. Now, the team has found how benefits of oestrogen ...
How oestrogen can make you smarter
Progesterone could replace estrogen to treat hot flashes in
Posted On: June 22, 2010
Washington, June 22 (ANI): For postmenopausal women, who experience bothersome hot flashes or night sweats, oral micronized progesterone could be an alternative treatment to estrogen. Available only by prescription and sold under the brand name Prometrium in the United States and Canada, this form of progesterone is manufactured from a steroid in yams. "This is the first evidence that oral ...
Progesterone could replace estrogen to treat hot flashes in
Surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia offers more relief than drug therapy
Posted On: June 1, 2010
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Surgery outperforms drug therapy in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, a 17-year-long community study in the US has found. For the study researchers at Mayo Clinic, analysed symptoms of enlarged prostate in over 2,000 men age 40 to 79 years. The research found urinary incontinence was a common condition, coexisting with BPH/lower urinary tract symptoms. The ...
Surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia offers more relief than drug therapy
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