Stress hormone may control circadian rhythm

Stress hormones in the blood have a big influence on the brain's circadian rhythm, according to research in rats.

Anders Buch-Larsen | Nov. 8, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine brains circadian-rhythms hormones stress

Extra testosterone may attune us to moral norms

New research investigates how testosterone affects moral reasoning. The findings suggest a complicated relationship.

Rachel Griess-Texas | Aug. 26, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture hormones morals supplements testosterone

HRT may boost heart fat in menopausal women

How women receive hormone replacement therapy matters, too. Patches—thought to the safer option—could actually do more harm.

Allison Hydzik-Pittsburgh | Aug. 6, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine arteries heart-disease hormone-replacement-therapy hormones menopause

How plants hit the brakes to stop root growth

Roots are vital for all plants, but growing new roots can take a lot of a plant. Now we know more about how plants stop growing roots when enough is enough.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL | Aug. 5, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology hormones plants roots

Hunger hormone may shed light on overeating

New findings about the biology of leptin, the hunger hormone, could lead to greater insight into overeating and obesity.

Ziba Kashef-Yale | June 24, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine body-weight food hormones obesity

Pregnancy hormone loosens ‘frozen shoulder’

An orthopedic surgeon's observation about pregnant patients with frozen shoulder has lead to a promising discovery.

Kat McAlpine-Boston | June 4, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine hormones joints pregnancy

Estrogen receptor could offer shield from obesity

New research suggests an estrogen receptor could offers therapies to prevent obesity.

Sheena Rice-Missouri | May 22, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine estrogen hormones livers metabolism obesity proteins sexes

Hormone duo may protect some women against PTSD

New research could clarify why not all women with traumatic childhoods develop PTSD.

Austin Fitzgerald-Missouri | April 23, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine abuse cortisol hormones oxytocin post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd stress trauma

Hair holds clues to puberty’s hormone changes

Puberty is something we all go through, but there's limited science to explain what's going on in the body. Hair may change that.

Angie Hunt-Iowa State | March 18, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine childrens-health hair hormones puberty teenagers

Lifestyle doesn’t affect these hormone concentrations in womb

Demographics, not lifestyle, affect the concentrations of certain hormones in early fetal development.

Michelle Edelstein-Rutgers | Feb. 6, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine hormones pregnancy

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