Men diagnosed with prostate cancer often receive hormone-depleting therapy to help fight the tumor. But a new study suggests that the treatment may pose a risk to men who've previously suffered a heart attack.
A protein produced by the bones can rejuvenate the function of muscle, researchers found in experiments with mice, suggesting new ways to increase the amount of exercise people get as they age — which may help keep them healthier.
A new study by researchers from Harvard University describes the preclinical development of a therapeutic that could potentially be used to treat type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, and other metabolic diseases.
As obesity rates for pregnant women continue to climb, scientists at the University of Colorado have discovered that increasing a specific hormone during pregnancy can reduce or eliminate the chances that the baby will become obese as well.
A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that women with low levels of an anti-stress hormone have an increased risk of getting breast cancer. The study is the first of its kind on humans and confirms previous similar observations from animal experiments.
Bone loss may be a sign of poor heart health in patients on dialysis, according to a study. Monitoring bone loss in dialysis patients may therefore provide an early alert to physicians concerning cardiovascular problems.