Endometrial cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive system. Endometrial and other cancers of the uterine body (the upper part of the uterus) are newly diagnosed in more than 54,000 women each year, according to The American Cancer Society. Almost all uterine cancers originate in the inner
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Most people think melatonin is just for sleep disorders and jet lag, but a new review article reveals a promising treatment option for melatonin. The research shows melatonin benefits include IBS pain relief and more.
According to research published online January 1, 2014 in the New England Journal of Medicine, a new drug called romosozumab may offer hope for the treatment of osteoporosis. The drug works by freeing the body’s ability to stimulate bone production by blocking signals that naturally inhibit bone formation. According to
The realization that conventional hormone replacement therapy increased cancer and heart disease risk was a devastating blow to millions of women who were desperately seeking relief from hot flashes, brittle bones, and weight gain. Fortunately, today there’s another option that is quite effective and much safer.
Study challenges long-held hypothesis that iron promotes atherosclerosis
A UCLA research team has found no evidence of an association between iron levels in the body and the risk of atherosclerosis, the hardening and narrowing of the arteries that leads to cardiovascular disease, the number one killer in the U.S. The discovery,
It’s a logical question to ask if you’re enjoying a glass after a long day at work: Is wine healthy? Research has shown that drinking wine every day—following some important guidelines, of course—may provide adults with multiple health benefits. First, it’s important to keep in mind that the American Heart
Too much estrogen—and the resulting high estrogen symptoms—isn’t a problem just for some women. Men make estrogen, too, and levels can become elevated (or depressed).
Although research thus far has focused almost exclusively on how estrogen affects women and how testosterone affects men, it is now known that estrogen in
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common type of infection, but are also one of the easiest to treat and prevent.
Your urinary system includes the two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, and the urethra. UTIs occur when bacteria get into your urethra and travel up into the bladder.
Taking your pulse can reduce your stroke risk
A new study found that the simple act of taking your pulse can help identify a quivering or irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF), which can lead to a stroke, especially for people age 65 and older and those who have already suffered
Calories From Coffee and Tea Add-Ins Can Add Up
Adding sweeteners, cream, milk, and other flavor enhancers to coffee and tea can amount to a whole lot of extra calories, according to research published online Jan. 26, 2017 in the journal Public Health. According to the study findings, about half of