Citations with the tag: HORMONES, Sex
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- Prospective study of endogenous sex hormones and fatal cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal...
Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth; Goodman-Gruen, Deborah // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 11/4/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7014, p1193
Examines the association between androstenedione, total and bioavailable testosterone, oesterone, and total and bioavailable oestradiol concentrations. Risk of death from cardiovascular and ischaemic heart disease.
- The (no longer so) mysterious messages of Sex Hormones.
Lowry, Dave // Cosmopolitan; May90, Vol. 208 Issue 5, p262
Presents information on sex hormones.
- Limb Malformations and Abnormal Sex Hormone Concentrations in Frogs.
Sower, Stacia A. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Nov2000, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p1085
Surveys the extent of deformities and sex hormone levels of frogs in New Hampshire. Indications of how environmental factors affected hormone concentrations and deformed anatomy of frogs in the area; Chemicals and factors attributed to the findings.
- Relationship between Expression of Sex Steroid Receptors and Structure of the Seminal Vesicles after Neonatal Treatment of Rats with Potent or Weak Estrogens.
Williams, Karin; Fisher, Jane S.; Turner, Katie J.; McKinnell, Chris; Saunders, Philippa T.K.; Sharpe, Richard M. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Dec2001, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p1227
In this study we evaluated the effect of manipulating the estrogen and androgen environment of the neonatal male rat on subsequent immunoexpression of sex steroid receptors in the seminal vesicles (SVs) at age 18 days. The aim was to establish to what extent such changes were associated with and...
- Are hormone levels and cognitive ability related during early adolescence?
Davison, Kirsten Krahnst�ver; Susman, Elizabeth J. // International Journal of Behavioral Development; Sep2001, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p416
The present study assessed the longstanding question of whether there is a relationship between sex hormones and cognitive ability in young adolescent girls and boys. Three ''theories'' of the relationship between hormone levels and cognition were identified from a broad literature base and were...
- Drive, he said.
Davison, Kirsten Krahnst�ver; Susman, Elizabeth J. // Men's Health (10544836); Nov95, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p110
Reports on the role of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in improving sex drives according to researchers from Harvard University. Correlation between frequency of orgasm and the level of DHT in the blood; Implication of the findings for finding treatments for men with low sex drives.
- Osteoporosis in men.
Anderson, David C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 8/29/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6852, p489
Investigates the occurrence of osteoporosis among men. Nature of the disorder; Disease incidence; Role of testicular hormones in disease prevention.
- The testicles.
Flynn // Esquire; Jan2000, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p86
Focuses on the development of testicles in the human body. Comparison between physical and physiological development of male and female; Role of testosterone in the establishment of gender; Effect of age on testosterone production.
- WHAT'S UP DOC?
Crain, Esther // Cosmo Girl; Jun/Jul2002, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p92
Provides answers to questions related to health. Information on how apples can help ease gastric problems; Discussion on white discharge.
- Hormone history.
Kleiner, Kurt // New Scientist; 03/14/98, Vol. 157 Issue 2125, p22
States that Bakelite which is used to make plastic products, effects oestrogen in a similar way that chemicals mimic female sex hormones. Proliferation of breast cancer cells; Information on the use of bisphenol-A, found in sealant; Indication that it is unclear that human exposure to Bakelite...
- COMBINED HRT CANNOT SAVE ITSELF.
Kleiner, Kurt // Running & FitNews; Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the risk factors of combined estrogen and progestin hormone therapy for women.
- Estrogen exposure may lead to urethral anomalies.
Freidman, Gail // Urology Times; Mar2003, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p1
Reports that pregnant mice exposed to estrogens resulted in shorter urethras and disrupted urethral seam closures in their offspring, according to a study by University of California, San Francisco researchers. Evidence providing support to cause-and-effect data regarding endocrine disruptors...
- Sex steroid hormones in older men: longitudinal associations with 4.5-year change in hip bone mineral density--the osteoporotic fractures in men study.
Mbagaya, Wycliffe // Annals of Clinical Biochemistry; Mar2011, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p194
An abstract of the article "Sex steroid hormones in older men: longitudinal associations with 4.5-year change in hip bone mineral density�the osteoporotic fractures in men study," by J. A. Cauley and collegues is presented.
- EDCs in Singapore Seawaters.
Freeman, Kris // Environmental Health Perspectives; Sep2003, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p1606
Studies the effects of endocrine-disrupting compounds on androgens and estrogens. Influence of chemicals such as pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins and discreted drugs in disrupting hormone signaling in vertebrates.
- Paternal HLA Genotype and Offspring Sex Ratio.
Astolfi, P.; Cuccia, M.; Martinetti, M. // Human Biology; Apr2001, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p315
Investigates the potential effect of parent's hormone levels on the offspring sex ratio of HLA-B alleles on the basis of a genetic model. Definition of HLA-B allele subsets; Expectations of a genotypic and phenotypic classes; Effect of the HLA-B15 allele on secondary sex ratio.
- Article's recommendation of HRT is highly questionable.
Lewars, Mark D. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 5/10/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7652, p1033
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Risks and Benefits of Estrogen plus Progestin in Healthy Post-Menopausal Women: Principal Results" by J. E. Roussouw, G. L. Anderson, R. L. Prentice, A. Z. LaCroix, C. Kooperberg and M. L. Stefanick in an issue of the "Journal of...
- Hormones from hell.
Henry, Linda // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Jun94, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p90
Reports on the physiological and behavioral effects of the male hormone testosterone on both men and women. Aggression and dominance in men with high levels of testosterone; Development of sexuality in the fetus; Differences between the physiological effects of testosterone and those of...
- Sex hormones and skin collagen content in postmenopausal women.
Brincat, M.; Moniz, C.F.; Studd, J.W.W.; Darby, A.J.; Magos, A.; Cooper, D. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 11/5/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6402, p1337
Examines the sex hormones and skin collagen content of postmenopausal women. Use of skin biopsy specimens in the study; Difference in the mean collagen content in the skin; Significance of estrogen and testosterone in preventing the decrease in skin collagen content during aging.
- ON THE INFLUENCE OF SEXUAL HORMONES ON ACOUSTIC STRUCTURES OF FEMALE BARBARY MACAQUE (MACACA SYLVANUS) COPULATION CALLS.
Pfefferle, D.; Brauch, K.; Heistermann, M.; Hodges, K.; Fischer, J. // International Journal of Primatology; Feb2006 Supplement, Vol. 27, p552
The article presents the abstract of the paper "On the Influence of Sexual Hormones on Acoustic Structures of Female Barbary Macaque (Macaca Sylvanus) Copulation Calls," by D. Pfefferle, K. Brauch, M. Heistermann, K. Hodges and J. Fischer, to be presented at the 21st Congress of the...
- Real Men Can Eat Soy.
Rowley, Brian // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Jan2003, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p38
Focuses on several studies which examine the effects of soy isoflavones on sex steroid levels in men and women.
- Sex Determination, Differentiation, and Identity.
Baratz, Arlene B. // New England Journal of Medicine; 5/20/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 21, p2204
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Discordant sexual identity in some genetic males with cloacal exstrophy assigned to female sex at birth," by W. G. Reiner and J. P. Gearhart.
- Disassociation of sex hormone levels and cytokine production in SLE patients.
Verthelyi, D.; Petri, M.; Ylamus, M.; Klinman, D. // Lupus; May2001, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p352
This study examines whether changes in the cytokine milieu of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are associated with abnormal levels of sex hormone levels in serum.'The'con"centration of 17�-estradiol (E2), progesterone (Pg) and dehydroepiandrosterone-sulphate (DHEAS) was...
- Interactions between endothelial nitric oxide synthase and sex hormones in vascular protection in mice.
Hodgin, Jeffrey B.; Knowles, Joshua W.; Hyung-Suk Kim; Smithies, Oliver; Maeda, Nobuyo // Journal of Clinical Investigation; 2/15/2002, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p541
Discusses the vasculoprotective effects of sex hormones that have been attributed to their ability to increase the bioavailability of nitric oxide through activation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase. Effects of gonadectomy in lacking apoE and apoE mice; Efficacy of estradiol treatment;...
- Human sex hormone-binding globulin variants associated with hyperandrogensim and ovarian dysfunction.
Hogeveen, Kevin N.; Cousin, Patrice; Pugeat, Michel; Dewailly, Didier; Soudan, Benoit; Hammond, Geoffrey L. // Journal of Clinical Investigation; 4/1/2002, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p973
Presents a study which identified sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) coding region variations from a compound heterozygous patient who presented with severe hyperandrogenism during pregnancy. Examples of human SHBG variants linked to hyperandrogenism and ovarian dysfunction; Results of...
- CAD: A MATTER OF HORMONES?
Hogeveen, Kevin N.; Cousin, Patrice; Pugeat, Michel; Dewailly, Didier; Soudan, Benoit; Hammond, Geoffrey L. // Cortlandt Forum; 06/25/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p89
Presents the effects of testosterone and estrogen on men. Evaluation of male to female transsexuals; Improvements in both arterial vasomotor activity and lipid panels through the reduction of testosterone level; Use of estrogen in treating advanced prostate cancer.
- Testosterone may affect cognitive function in older men.
Hogeveen, Kevin N.; Cousin, Patrice; Pugeat, Michel; Dewailly, Didier; Soudan, Benoit; Hammond, Geoffrey L. // Geriatrics; Jul2002, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p43
Presents an abstract of the study 'Sex Hormones and Cognitive Function in Older Men,' by K. Yaffe, et al, which appeared in the 2002 issue of 'Journal of American Geriatrics Society.'
- Climax count.
Hogeveen, Kevin N.; Cousin, Patrice; Pugeat, Michel; Dewailly, Didier; Soudan, Benoit; Hammond, Geoffrey L. // New Scientist; 5/27/95, Vol. 146 Issue 1979, p14
Reports on a study conducted by research team from the Harvard School of Public Health, which found that orgasm frequency in men can be predicted by the amount of the hormone dihydrotestosterone in their blood. Publication of the study in the `British Medical Journal'; Methodology of the study.
- Is our meat too sexy?
Johnston, Jeff // Natural Life; Mar/Apr98, Issue 60, p5
Reports on the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling in favor of the 1989 European ban on the use of sex hormones for growth promotion of cattle in feedlots prior to slaughter. Major victory for European consumers; Concerns on the safety of North American meat; Safety of hormonal levels in...
- Changed levels of endogenous sex steroids in women on oral contraceptives.
Kjeld, J.M.; Puah, C.M.; Joplin, G.F. // British Medical Journal; 12/4/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6048, p1354
Measures the levels of endogenous sex hormones in women on oral contraceptives. Evidence of higher testosterone levels; Reduction of serum oestradiol among contraceptive group of women; Increase in serum and urinary androgen concentrations.
- Eat Right to Ease PMS.
Knittel, Linda // Yoga Journal; May/Jun2003, Issue 174, p36
Presents a study on the importance of vegetable, fruits, nuts and seeds to increase the sex hormone-binding globulin in the blood and to soothe premenstrual symptoms (PMS) in the U.S. Significance of magnesium and calcium in the prevention of PMS; Type of foods triggering the PMS; Enhancement...
- Congenital heart disease and prenatal exposure to exogenous sex hormones.
Janerich, Dwight T.; Dugan, J. Marin; Standfast, Susan J.; Strite, Linda // British Medical Journal; 4/23/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6068, p1058
Focuses on the association of congenital heart disease (CHD) and prenatal exposure to exogenous sex hormones. Gestational histories of several infants with CHD; Classification of cases of CHD according to specific defect and system; Investigation of hormone exposure among patients.
- SERMs: Evolutionary Chemistry, Revolutionary Biology.
Miller, Chris P. // Current Pharmaceutical Design; Oct2002, Vol. 8 Issue 23, p2089
Estrogens are known as important modulators of development, growth and maintenance of primary sexual physiology. The medical field has also grown increasingly appreciative of the effects of estrogens on non-traditional target tissues such as bone, cardiovascular tissue and the CNS....
- Downregulation of androgen, estrogen and progesterone receptor genes and protein is involved in aging-related erectile dysfunction.
Shirai, M.; Yamanaka, M.; Shiina, H.; Igawa, M.; Fujime, M.; Lue, T.F.; Dahiya, R. // International Journal of Impotence Research; Dec2003, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p391
We hypothesize that downregulation of sex hormone receptors (androgen, estrogen and progesterone receptors) is involved in aging-related erectile dysfunction. To test this hypothesis, we investigated the expression of sex hormone receptors in penile crura of aging rats. A total of 40 rats were...
- The association of urinary cadmium with sex steroid hormone concentrations in a general population sample of US adult men.
Menke, Andy; Guallar, Eliseo; Shiels, Meredith S.; Rohrmann, Sabine; Basaria, Shehzad; Rifai, Nader; Nelson, William G.; Platz, Elizabeth A. // BMC Public Health; 2008, Vol. 8, p72
Background: Studies investigating the association of cadmium and sex steroid hormones in men have been inconsistent, but previous studies were relatively small. Methods: In a nationally representative sample of 1,262 men participating in the morning examination session of phase I (1998-1991) of...
- Migrating Ovaries: Early Life Influences on Later Gonadal Function.
Gluckman, Peter D.; Beedle, Alan S. // PLoS Medicine; May2007, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pe190
The authors discuss a new study of Bangladeshi migrants to the UK, which found that adult women who had migrated before the age of 8 years had greater luteal phase progesterone secretion than those who had migrated after that age.
- Childhood Conditions Influence Adult Progesterone Levels.
N��ez-de la Mora, Alejandra; Chatterton, Robert T.; Choudhury, Osul A.; Napolitano, Dora A.; Bentley, Gillian R. // PLoS Medicine; May2007, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pe167
Alejandra Nez-de la Mora and colleagues found that women of Bangladeshi origin who had spent their childhood in the UK had higher progesterone levels and matured earlier than those who had been children in Bangladesh.
- Strange progesterone saga.
Montgomery, Jack // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer; Aug2004, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p8
Presents a letter to the editor about progesterone cream.
- Real men need oestrogen.
Boyce, Nell // New Scientist; 05/23/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2135, p24
Reports on findings indicating that men may need certain levels of estrogen to maintain normal development.
- Sex hormones and gynaecological cancer.
Scott, James S. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 6/5/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6330, p1657
Focuses on the relation between sex hormones and gynecological cancer. Cancer-inhibiting effect of oral contraceptives; Increase on the risk of endometrial cancer by oestrogen; Observation of cervical cancer in women taking oral contraceptives.
- Do all estrogens pose the same threat of venous thrombosis?
Scott, James S. // Contemporary OB/GYN; Dec2004, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p12
The article discusses research being done on esterified estrogens and conjugated equine estrogens and the risk of venous thrombosis. It references a study by N. L. Smith et al published in the 2004 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association." It includes methodology and result of...
- Vaginal progesterone gel may be preferable for luteal phase support.
Scott, James S. // Contemporary OB/GYN; Feb2005, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p16
The article discusses research being done on vaginally applied progesterone gel. It references a study by C. Ficicioglu et al published in the 2004 issue of "Gynecology and Endocrinology."
- Androgen responsiveness and intrarenal localization of transcripts coding for the enzymes of polyamine metabolism in the mouse.
Bettuzzi, Saverio; Strocchi, Paola; Davalli, Pierpaola; Marinelli, Maria; Furci, Luciana; Corti, Arnaldo // Biochemistry & Cell Biology; Apr2001, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p133
Polyamines, spermidine (SPD), and spermine (SPM) are intracellular polycations required for cell growth and differentiation. Their biosynthetic precursor, the diamine putrescine (PUT), is produced by regulatory ornithine decarboxylase (ODC). Spermidine/spermine N[sup 1] -acetyltransferase (SSAT)...
- Advanced Technique for Sex Hormone Determination by Electrochemiluminescence and Application to Disability Research.
Wiwanitkit, Viroj // Sexuality & Disability; Sep2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p141
Sexual hormone is an important group of human hormones which regulate sexual function. The well-known sex hormones in females and males are estrogen and testosterone, respectively. Determination of sex hormone has significant clinical value. The technique for sex hormone in the present day is...
- Effects of smoking cessation or reduction on hormone profiles and bone turnover in postmenopausal women.
Oncken, Cheryl; Prestwood, Karen; Cooney, Judith L.; Unson, Christine; Fall, Pamela; Kulldorff, Martin; Raisz, Lawrence G. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research; Nov2002, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p451
The purpose of this study was to prospectively evaluate the impact of smoking cessation on hormonal concentrations, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) and markers of bone turnover in postmenopausal women. Sixty-six women who were either users or non-users of estrogen replacement therapy (ERT)...
- Acute psychiatric admission and menstrual cycle phase in women with schizophrenia.
Bergemann, N.; Parzer, P.; Nagl, I.; Salbach, B.; Runnebaum, B.; Mundt, Ch.; Resch, F. // Archives of Women's Mental Health; 2002, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p119
Summary.The clinical observation of a possible relation between the phases of the menstrual cycle and psychotic illness dates well back to the beginning of the nineteenth century. This relation is considered to provide further evidence for the protective effect of oestrogens in schizophrenic...
- Hormones: The Chemistry of Attraction.
Dreher, Nancy // Current Health 2; Oct2001 Human Sexuality, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p1
Discusses the role of hormones on the sexuality of teenagers in the United States. Development of male and female differences through sex hormones; Contribution of hormonal changes in sexual attraction; Influence of attractiveness on the physical ability to produce. INSET: Hormones: A Primer..
- Gender differences: the perspective from biology.
Lockshin, R.A. // Lupus; 1999, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p361
The remarkable thing about sexual differentiation is its diversity. That males are the heterogametic sex, larger than females, more aggressive than females, and the �non-default� mode of sexual differentiation are concepts not valid throughout most of the animal kingdom. Sex chromosomes are...
- Profile of sex hormones in male patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Mok, C.C.; Lau, C.S. // Lupus; 2000, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p252
Objective: To study the profile of sex hormones in male patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Method: Serum prolactin (PRL), testosterone (T), estradiol (E2), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) levels were obtained from 35 males with SLE and compared with...
- Sex steroids, meibomian gland dysfunction and evaporative dry eye in Sj�gren�s syndrome.
Sullivan, DA; Schaumberg, DA; Suzuki, T; Schirra, F; Liu, M; Richards, S; Sullivan, RM; Dana, MR; Sullivan, BD // Lupus; 2002, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p667
Examines the hypothesis that sex steroid hormones are critical etiological factors in the pathogenesis of evaporative dry eye in Sjorgen's syndrome. Regulation of quality and/or quantity of lipids produced by the tissue; Formation of tear film's lipid layer; Estrogen overproduction.
- Sex hormone adjuvanting therapy in rheumatoid arthritis.
Cutolo, M // Lupus; 2002, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p670
Evaluates the application of sex hormone adjuvanting therapy in rheumatoid arthritis. Circulating plasma concentrations of sex hormones; Ratio of androgens to estrogens; Influence of different types of psychosocial stressors on neuroendocrine and immune mechanisms.