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Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA?

June 27, 2017. 9:00 AM EST. Small study raises questions about daytime sleep and cell damage By Amy Norton
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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

Mildly Low Thyroid Function in Pregnancy Not a Threat: Study

March 01, 2017 No difference in brain functioning seen in kids assessed to age 5

Zika Infection Shrinks Testicles in Mice

February 22, 2017 Study authors unsure if virus can harm human fertility

Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too

February 21, 2017 While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

‘Love Hormone’ Helps Dads and Babies Bond

February 17, 2017 Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don’t Get Life-Extending Therapy

February 02, 2017 Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

Check Your Neck for Thyroid Abnormalities

January 26, 2017 20 million Americans have thyroid disease, but only 4 out of 10 know it, doctors say

Should Pregnant Women Always Be Treated for Underactive Thyroid?

January 25, 2017 New study finds the therapy may have potential risks, and specialists say more study is needed

Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin

January 24, 2017 Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say