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A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids’ Grades

August 15, 2017. 5:00 PM EST. Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance Read article

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No Such Thing as Menstrual Memory Fog

July 05, 2017 Changes in hormones don't seem to affect the female brain, small study finds

Concussion Can Spur Short-Term Change in Women’s Periods

July 03, 2017 Odds of abnormal menstrual bleeding jump 6 times after serious head injury, study says

Some Prostate Drugs May Do Harm

June 29, 2017 Hormone-based meds linked to higher blood sugar and 'bad' cholesterol levels in small study

Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA?

June 27, 2017 Small study raises questions about daytime sleep and cell damage

What You Need to Know About Antidepressants

June 02, 2017 They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

Know the Signs of Thyroid Trouble

May 24, 2017 A small gland with a big job

Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause

May 16, 2017 Benefits of treatment don't outweigh the risks, U.S. task force reiterates

Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk

May 15, 2017 Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma

May 09, 2017 Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

No Routine Screening for Thyroid Cancer: Expert Panel

May 09, 2017 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says risks outweigh benefits

Depression’s Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years

May 02, 2017 Still unclear why more women than men affected by the disorder, researcher says

Puberty’s Onset May Depend on DNA

April 25, 2017 British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants—How About Your Kiddies?

April 04, 2017 Cats test positive for harmful chemicals found in house dust, so tots might, too, study suggests

High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries

April 04, 2017 Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

TV Ads Help Drive Testosterone Supplement Sales

March 21, 2017 Study found link between ads airing, men being tested for low levels of hormone, getting treatments