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Hormone

Testosterone: The Magic Molecule That Can Make Us a Hero, a Rogue or a Lover

Jed Diamond | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jed Diamond

We now know much more about hormones and the male body. But for most men, hormones are still a mystery.

Endocrine Disruptors Heat Up the Hill

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 08.18.2013 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Endocrine disruptors -- basically, chemicals that change your hormones -- include BPA, found in hard plastics, food can linings and cash register rece...

Book Review: The Hormone Cure by Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

According to Dr. Sara, hormones are not the enemy, they are the solution. Getting your hormones back on track is a major component of lifelong health and wellbeing.

The Horrors of Hair Loss

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

For the 40 percent of my clients who experience hair loss, I've developed strategies (no Rogaine required) that help regain not just your stressed tresses, but balanced hormonal health throughout your entire body.

Think BPA is Bad? Consider the Alternative

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 09.19.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

A new study published this week found bisphenol S, a BPA alternative, on all cash register paper in the United States, Japan, Korea and Vietnam, as well as on 87% of paper currency.

Mother of All Hormones?

Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS

This uber-hormone may be the ultimate raw material in your entire body. It's so essential to health that it's produced not only in the adrenal glands and sex organs, but also in the brain and spinal cord.

Top 5 Hormone Superheroes: My 'Genius Bar'

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Here are the hormonal "best in class." Vanguards of new paradigm medicine, they aim to repair and prevent rather than to postpone the inevitable or mask symptoms with the latest antidepressant.

What 'Manly' Fingers Say About Boys Who Have Them

Posted 02.15.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/14/2012 07:05 PM EST on LiveScience Hands are keys to the past, even if there is...

Could Newly Identified Hormone Become 'Exercise Pill?'

| Posted 03.13.2012 | Science

By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article) Hormones aren’t just for sex—they help control everything from the times when we fee...

Into Uncommitted Sex? It May Be in Your Genes

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Recent research out of State University of New York at Binghamton, published in PloS One, suggests that a person's DNA may be to blame when it comes to infidelity and sexual promiscuity.

Is Eli Lilly Milking Cancer by Promoting and Treating It?

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Smith

Would Eli Lilly consciously risk our health just to increase their profit? What kind of company are they, and can we trust them with our food?

Athletes Risk Lifetime Of Suffering From Head Injuries

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

A well-known cause of dementia is dementia pugilistica, or what has commonly been called being "punch drunk." In some cases, the presentation is virtually indistinguishable from Alzheimer's dementia.

The Hidden Costs of War: Veterans and Dementia

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

In the majority of cases, the development of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia is the result of the acquisition of various risk factors throughout life. PTSD is one such factor.

Hormone Oxytocin Linked To Kindness

nytimes.com | Natalie Angier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Be thankful for your brain's supply of oxytocin, the celebrated peptide hormone that helps lubricate our every prosocial exchange that make human soci...

Why We Must Ban BPA From Products Made For Children

Harvey Karp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harvey Karp

In case you missed the flurry of recent news, scientists have serious doubts about the safety of BPA (bisphenol A). And that's alarming because this h...