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Childhood ‘Growth’ Tests Not Always Necessary

October 06, 2017. 4:00 AM CDT. There's wide range of 'normal' growth and development for kids, pediatricians group says Read article


Are Her Chocolate Cravings a Product of the Culture?

August 25, 2017 These premenstrual urges seem far more common among U.S. women than others, study suggests

Common Treatment for Early Prostate Cancer May Carry Heart Risk

August 25, 2017 Hormone-suppressing regimen may raise odds for heart failure, but it brings benefits, too, researchers say

A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids’ Grades

August 15, 2017 Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance

When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer

August 11, 2017 Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

Estrogen May Influence Women’s Depression Risk

July 21, 2017 Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest

Thyroid Problems May Make Things Worse for Dialysis Patients

July 13, 2017 Study found it was linked to fatigue, greater pain and reduced physical function

Can a Spritz of ‘Love Hormone’ Help Kids With Autism?

July 10, 2017 Researchers seek to boost social abilities in small study

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