HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – At some point in a woman’s life, she may have an abnormal finding on a mammogram. If cancer can’t be ruled out from an ultrasound or MRI, the next step is biopsy. Even though biopsies come up negative 80-percent of the time, it can still be a nerve-racking, painful experience. But what if there was a test that could diagnose cancer before an abnormality even shows up?
SARASOTA, Fla. -- A long-term study involving thousands of women suggests a link between eating red meat and increased risk of breast cancer, while another says limiting carbs could reduce breast cancer recurrence.
(Family Features) Learning you have a rare, chronic medical condition can be unsettling, frustrating and downright scary. For primary immunodeficiency (PI) patient Rebecca Johnson, 33, it also made her question whether she could realize her dream of becoming a mother.
(NAPSI)—The need for intimacy is ageless. As people reach midlife and beyond, they may experience some physical changes, but age is no reason to limit or end a healthy-sex love life. In fact, studies link sexual activity, good health and longer life.
SEATTLE, Wash. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Triple negative breast cancer accounts for about 15 percent of all new breast cancer cases in the U.S., but it leads to 25 percent of all breast cancer deaths. A diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer means that the three most common types of receptors known to fuel most breast cancer growth are not present in the cancer tumor. It’s an aggressive cancer that—until now—has only been treated with standard chemo. Now, a new therapy is offering patients hope for the first time.
In a phase 1 study, single injections of romosozumab (a humanized monoclonal anti-sclerostin antibody, stimulated bone formation, decreased bone resorption, and increased bone mineral density. Now, researchers have evaluated the efficacy and safety of romosozumab in postmenopausal women with low bone mass.
A large, 20-year observational study involving more than 44,700 black women across the U.S. has found that regular brisk exercise for a lifetime average of three or more hours a week had a 47 percent reduced risk of developing an aggressive subtype of breast cancer (estrogen receptor-negative (ER-) breast cancer), as compared to those exercising an average of one hour per week.
Breast cancers that initially respond to hormone therapies, like tamoxifen, eventually become resistant to treatment. A new study finds this may be because of a mutation in the receptor present in the cancer cell to which tamoxifen binds.
A new study shows young girls with higher body mass index, above the 85th percentile, tend to be starting puberty earlier. But, what does this mean for the health of your child?
BOCA RATON, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Gynecomastia is an increasing problem affecting about 40 percent of men in this country. Enlarged male breasts can be caused by weight gain, estrogen, drugs, medications, and steroids. Now, one plastic surgeon has perfected a procedure that removes the breasts without leaving any scars.
How much does estrogen affect symptoms of mid-age spread? Studies conducted nationwide are closer to answers.
A bulging waistline, lack of energy and low libido are considered symptoms of men with low testosterone. Now, studies find estrogen may have to take part ownership for contributing to conditions men have come to accept as a normal part of aging. A combination of low estrogen not only low testosterone may be the the culprit of middle-aged men's woes.
How does having too much estrogen affect men?
Changes men experience as they age is not just the result of lowered testosterone levels, but lowered estrogen levels as well.
LONGWOOD, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – What if you could detect the beginnings of breast cancer years before it showed up on a mammogram? That’s what a new screening test is doing. The noninvasive test has the potential to cut breast cancer rates, just like pap smears have cut rates of cervical cancer.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Two women, every fifteen minutes, will die of breast cancer. However, due to new drugs and new treatments, many, many more women will beat this disease. There is a new breakthrough that has women leaving the hospital in one day, surgery, radiation and all!
From stress to diabetes, even back surgery. Many things can cause Erectile Dysfunction and there are many ways to treat it. But men, if you don't want to pop a pill or go under the knife listen up! There are ways to fight E.D. naturally.
In the heads of millions of Americans, they sit silently and can burst without warning. Brain aneurysms rupture in about 30 thousand people every year, killing or disabling many.
(ARA) - Characterized as a generation who led the sexual revolution in the sixties, many baby boomer women are reluctant to talk with their partners or healthcare professionals about the conditions they're experiencing as a result of menopause, including vaginal atrophy (a-truh-fee). Why are they suffering in silence? And why has this discussion remained taboo even though it is shared by women everywhere? There is some basic information women should be aware of and an option that is available to help women relieve their postmenopausal vaginal symptoms.
(NAPSI)After a long, cold winter, most women look forward to the warm days of summer and enjoying some fun in the sun. But if youre among the approximately 75 percent of postmenopausal women who suffer from the symptoms of hot flashes,1 then the added heat of summertime may be too much of a good thing, leaving you desperate to find relief.
Think you're not at risk for osteoporosis because you're a male? Think again. Men make up 20 percent of all Americans suffering from the condition, according to medpagetoday.com.
(ARA) - As women enter their 40s and 50s, it's inevitable. Menopause will begin. And so will the hot flashes.