Doctors have been advised to exercise caution when prescribing testosterone treatment for older men with low testosterone and a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a position statement published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Research into Type 2 Diabetes conducted by Western Sydney University has for the first time established a range of clinical thresholds for testosterone levels in men associated with developing diabetes.
Babies born with moderately high concentrations of thyroid stimulating hormone have a higher risk of poor educational and development outcomes at school age, a world-first University of Sydney study reveals.
Relaxin is the hormone that aids women to give birth ndash; produced by the ovariesnbsp;during pregnancy it ensures that the pelvic ligaments soften, for a brief time, longnbsp;enough to push the baby out.
A new study has revealed traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms.
In thenbsp;Journal of Physiology, researchers at the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge examined whether levels of the stress hormones known as glucocorticoids can influence the supply of glucose from mother to foetus. Glucocorticoids are important in regulating metabolism in adults as well as in the foetus. Levels of the hormone are raised by stress related to the physical or social environment, disease or pregnancy.
An imbalance of female sex hormones among men in Western nations may be contributing to high levels of male obesity, according to new research from the University of Adelaide.
Menopausal women with high self-compassion may find that hot flushes interfere less with their lives, according a new study.
In a world first study, exciting new research has revealed that estrogen can help treat schizophrenia in previously treatment-resistant women.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide say addictive behaviour such as drug and alcohol abuse could be associated with poor development of the so-called love hormone system in our bodies during early childhood.