Hormone

  • Feel-good hormones may cause UV addiction 20-06-2014 01:20 PM

    Washington: Chronic exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes the release of feel-good hormones which can lead to physical dependence and addiction-like behaviour, a new study has found. Researchers found that chronic exposure to UV radiation causes the release of feel-good hormones called endorphins, which act through the same pathway as...
  • Bradley Manning faces legal and social difficulties as transgender 23-08-2013 06:54 AM

    Bradley Manning, the US soldier sentenced this week for leaking 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of secret data in the country's history, could soon be entangled in another legal showdown. Unlike the court-martial Manning faced for leaking the data, the next challenge could play out in...
  • US: Senator slammed for blaming hormones for sex assaults 05-06-2013 07:09 AM

    Washington: A Republican US senator was under fire on Tuesday after blaming youthful hormones, at least in part, for sexual assaults in the military. Senator Saxby Chambliss, a Republican from Georgia, made the comments at a hearing attended by the top uniformed officers of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines...
  • Revealed: Why men are so obsessed with breasts 27-09-2012 07:06 AM

    London: Why are men obsessed with breasts? Authors of a book analyse the emotional, biological and cultural reasons behind and conclude that it is due to a hormone released during nursing. Larry Young and Brian Alexander, authors of The chemistry between us: love, sex, and the science of attraction, believe...
  • 'Cuddle chemical' advances negative emotions 02-08-2011 06:01 PM

    Sydney: 'Cuddle chemical' oxytocin may be famous as the hormone that helps maintain mother-child love but it can promote negative emotions as well, a new research claims. "Quite a number of studies have shown it's actually not that simple," says Andrew Kemp of the University of Sydney, who co-authored the...
  • Sex hormone protects men from allergies 28-07-2011 11:43 AM

    London: Men can better fight inflammatory diseases as compared to women, thanks to their sex hormones that are known as testoterones, claims a German research. Inflammation is the initial response of our body to harmful stimuli, which could include pathogens, bacteria and other microorganisms. "It is mostly women who are...
  • Starting HRT early raises breast cancer risk 29-01-2011 02:38 PM

    Washington: Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as they begin to go through menopause have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who start taking the drugs later, researchers reported on Friday. The findings, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, help answer lingering questions about...
  • Voila! Pakistani girl is now a boy 26-01-2011 04:32 PM

    Islamabad: A 17-year-old Pakistani girl, who had been very sick for the past few months and turned into a boy after a sex-change operation, is grateful to be healthy and alive now and said post-operation: "I don't care about whether I am a boy or a girl as long as...
  • Prostate cancer treatment may be tied to cataracts 28-12-2010 10:34 AM

    New York: Older men who opt for hormone-blocking therapy to treat prostate cancer might be slightly raising their risk of developing cataracts, hints new research. However, it is not yet clear if the therapy does actually cause the clouding that develops in the lens of the eye. The male hormone...
  • FDA to review growth hormone safety, follows EU 23-12-2010 12:46 PM

    Washington: US health officials are taking a closer look at recombinant human growth hormone products made by Pfizer, Novartis and other drugmakers to see whether they increase the risk of death. The move comes on the heels of a French study that found certain children given the hormone had "a...
  • Shopping makes men impotent: Survey 30-06-2010 10:50 AM

    ...
  • Meet the man who is naturally turning into a woman 02-07-2008 08:30 PM

    Pallekele: Kumar Sangakkara on Monday clarified that he led Sri Lanka in place of Mahela Jayawardene against England as the side did not want to risk lose the skipper on the count of slow over rate ahead of the semi-finals. Jayawardene has already been fined for slow over rate against...
  • These muscles aren't steroid-pumped: Stallone 26-01-2008 12:57 PM

    London: England pace bowler Tim Bresnan is likely to miss all three of his team's test matches against Sri Lanka after tearing his right calf muscle. Bresnan sustained a similar injury earlier this year in the one-day series against Australia. The England and Wales Cricket Board says a rehabilitation and...
  • Rocky takes a beating in the legal ring 16-05-2007 01:07 AM

    Stallone has taken a beating in the legal ring after pleading guilty for bringing banned hormones into Australia. ...
  • High protein diet helps reduce weight 06-09-2006 01:06 PM

    ...