Trans men: Voice is key outcome of testosterone therapy

Interviews with trans men undergoing testosterone therapy reveal that the voice is one of the most profound and important physical changes they experience.

Jessica Colarossi-Boston University • futurity
March 5, 2021 ~8 min

Trans men: Voice is key outcome of testosterone therapy

Interviews with trans men undergoing testosterone therapy reveal that the voice is one of the most profound and important physical changes they experience.

Jessica Colarossi-Boston University • futurity
March 5, 2021 ~8 min

Harvard researchers engineer proteins

Researchers prove they can engineer proteins to find new targets with high selectivity, a critical advance toward potential new treatments to help neuroregeneration, cytokine storm.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy • harvard
March 4, 2021 ~7 min

What are phthalates, and how do they put children's health at risk?

Scientists issued an urgent call for better federal regulation of these endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Here's why.

Stephanie Eick, Postdoctoral Researcher in Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco • conversation
Feb. 26, 2021 ~6 min

Imaging shows who’ll benefit from breast cancer hormone therapy

An imaging test that measures the function of the estrogen receptors in breast cancer cells can help distinguish who will benefit from hormone therapy.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
Feb. 8, 2021 ~8 min

Women's health is better when women have more control in their society

Living in societies with gender bias can harm women's health.

Katherine Wander, Assistant Professor, Binghamton University, State University of New York • conversation
Jan. 25, 2021 ~7 min

Exposure to these metals may alter pregnancy hormones

Research in Puerto Rico indicates how exposure to toxic metals can disrupt pregnancy hormones. That disruption can cause preterm birth and low birth weight.

Michelle Edelstein-Rutgers • futurity
Dec. 21, 2020 ~5 min

Testosterone dip may benefit expectant lesbian couples

Most research on testosterone has focused on heterosexual couples. New research looks at the hormone's role in pregnancy in lesbian couples.

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
Sept. 2, 2020 ~3 min

3D ‘map’ of oxytocin receptor could bring new drugs

Researchers have determined the 3D structure of the receptor that the hormone oxytocin binds to. The findings could aid drug development.

U. Zurich • futurity
Aug. 3, 2020 ~5 min

Fat-burning neurons in mice grow with leptin

Evidence that fat-burning neurons can grow in response to leptin suggests a potential way to promote weight loss, say researchers.

Katherine Fenz-Rockefeller • futurity
July 23, 2020 ~6 min

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