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News tag: estrogen


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Women need cigarettes more during periods


6 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Woman find quitting smoking harder than it is for men, and responsible for this is the menstrual cycle, new research suggests. Researchers determined that women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods, with the strongest urge to smoke occurring immediately after menstruation. The study was published in Psychiatry Journal. Leading…

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Female sex hormone guards women against heart disease


14 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Theories about how estrogen, the female sex hormones, protect women from heart disease now have scientific proof, new study shows. According to a new study, an estrogen receptor known for regulating blood pressure in women, also has an important role in regulating the level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) – the…

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Breast cancer incidence drops by 10% with regular exercise


20 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Practising regular physical activity may prove beneficial against breast cancer in post-menopausal women, a new study finds. Cycling 4 hours a week and walking a moderate pace walk lowers risks of breast cancer, announce researchers, following a study on 60.000 post-menopausal women conducted over 9 years. According to the findings,…

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Mushrooms’ remarkable health benefits


11 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
You don't have to be a vegan to appreciate how healthy mushrooms are. As opposed to meat, which takes a long time to digest, the mushroom requires a small amount of energy to break down into its beneficial nutrients. Rich in vitamins, particularly vitamins D, B1, B2 and C, mushrooms…