The exercise-hormone intersection that lowers prostate and breast cancer risks
If you’re a night owl, getting up with the birds to exercise probably isn’t on your to-do list. But new research shows hitting the gym or even just heading out for a morning walk could be one of the best things you could do to lower your risk of cancer by boosting a cancer-fighting hormone. […]
How toxins in your home could give your family diabetes
The Endocrine Society has spent over 14 years researching our exposure to environmental toxins that are present in the air, water, soil and our homes. They interfere, imitate or alter pathways of hormones in the body that lead to disease. And now there’s proof that our exposure can lead to diabetes that we can pass onto our children.
The hormone missing from a low-fat diet that could treat Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease is like a thief stealing a person’s memories and personality. No treatment exists that can halt its progression, but researchers are coming closer to finding compounds that can unravel the complex mechanisms behind the onset of Alzheimer’s. The latest? A hormone that will make you want to ditch your low-fat diet.
One more reason to read product labels: Hormone interference
Endocrine disruptors are everywhere. In the clothes we wear, the furniture we sit on and the products we slather on our skin. They lurk, waiting to tip our hormones from a healthy balance and cause disease. Luckily, a brand-new study found a simple way to lower the levels of these disruptors in your body. ..
The connection between low testosterone and the worst COVID-19 prognosis
Men might tell you they are bigger, stronger and, therefore, healthier than women… but medical records don’t lie. The truth is that men, by and large, succumb to disease and even death more often and at younger ages than women. This is a truth that has been proven again with COVID-19. And it has a lot to do with testosterone…
Why menopause may put you at risk for liver damage
There’s a common misconception that liver disease only threatens people who drink a lot of alcohol or take a lot of medications. But nonalcoholic fatty liver disease can strike anyone and lead to liver damage, liver cancer, liver failure and even death. Unfortunately, one group of women may be extra vulnerable to this dangerous liver disease…