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Hormones and Metabolism (INACTIVE)

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  • 'Weak' In Review: The Science Behind Todd Akin's Rape, Pregnancy Claims

    Congressman Todd Akin, the Republican nominee in Missouri for U.S. Senate, created quite a stir a week ago with his claim that women have biological defenses to prevent pregnancy in cases of "legitimate" rape. "If it's a legitimate rape, the female...
  • Extra pounds tied to breast cancer recurrence, death

    Extra pounds tied to breast cancer recurrence, death
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women who have been treated for breast cancer, heavier women are more likely to have their disease come back and more likely to die of cancer, according to a new study. That could be because certain hormones that are...
  • 'Organic' doesn't mean better

    Since much of my day is spent behind the wheel of my truck traveling from farm to farm, I listen to a lot of radio. I don't listen to much music but mainly talk radio. Occasionally, when I want to be made to feel like the world is going to end, I listen...
  • Bariatric surgery to cure Type 2 diabetes better understood

    Bariatric surgery to cure Type 2 diabetes better understood
    Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker's diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It's a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who increasingly are using the operation...
  • Organic food no healthier than non-organic: study

    Organic food no healthier than non-organic: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Organic produce and meat typically isn't any better for you than conventional varieties when it comes to vitamin and nutrient content, according to a new review of the evidence. But organic options may live up to their billing...
  • Deputies Bust Illegal Cockfighting Ring in Willowbrook

    Deputies Bust Illegal Cockfighting Ring in Willowbrook
    WILLOWBROOK, Calif. (KTLA) -- Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have broken up a cockfighting ring discovered in the Willowbrook section of Los Angeles. Deputies responded to a call at the 2400 block of 130th Street in the Willowbrook district, where...
  • Can nibbling really make you thinner?

     Can nibbling really make you thinner?
    Can nibbling make you slim? "Lord of the Rings" fans may recall Hobbits prefer six daily meals. If you Google "six meals a day," however, you'll find more than references to mythical creatures: There are a host of diet books, websites and articles...
  • The Doctor's Corner: Estrogen therapy does not cause breast cancer, experts say

    Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part update on menopausal hormone care. * I know, the headline is not what your mother, doctor, TV, women's magazines, and walking buddies tell you. But, it's true. Of tsunami importance, it falls into the...
  • PTA Coffee Break: Closing out with talk on gender differences

    PTA's Coffee Break hosted Michael Gurian for its year-end program at the Aliso Creek Inn on May 23. Co-founder of the Gurian Institute and author of many best-selling books, Gurian spoke on the topic of gender differences in brain structure, activity...
  • Vitamin D plus calcium tied to longer life

    Vitamin D plus calcium tied to longer life
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium supplements may live a bit longer than their peers, a new research review suggests. Researchers found that older adults who were given vitamin D and calcium supplements were 9...
  • Alexion: Profile From The Company's 2012 Annual Report

    Overview Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...