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Opinion: Toxic Time Bombs

By Robert Martin | September 25, 2017

Decades of evidence point to the untoward health effects of endocrine disruptor exposures, yet little is being done to regulate the chemicals.

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Light’s Dark Side

By Kate Yandell | July 25, 2014

Exposure to dim light at night speeds the growth of human breast cancer tumors implanted into rats and makes the cancer resistant to the drug tamoxifen.

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Bodybuilders Take Breast Cancer Drug

By Jef Akst | February 17, 2014

Tamoxifen, an endocrine therapy for women with breast cancer, is found in a supplement marketed to bodybuilders.

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Breast Cancer Pioneer Dies

By Jef Akst | January 3, 2013

Elwood Jensen, whose research inspired new treatments for breast cancer, has passed away at age 92.

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Sex Matters

By Kerry Grens | October 1, 2012

Researchers reveal a new pathway of synaptic modulation in the hippocampus exclusive to females.

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News from Cancer Meeting

By Cristina Luiggi | April 4, 2012

A roundup of recent research announced this week at the annual conference of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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Sex, Deconstructed

By Megan Scudellari | February 2, 2012

Hormones in the brain control sex-specific behaviors by activating individual genetic programs.

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Caffeine Affects Estrogen Levels

By Megan Scudellari | January 26, 2012

Moderate caffeine intake is associated with higher estrogen levels for Asians, but lower levels for whites.

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Digit Ratio and Sex Hormones

By Tia Ghose | September 6, 2011

Men and women may have different finger-length ratios as a result of different sex hormone exposure during early embryonic development.

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Estrogen’s New Role

By Jessica P. Johnson | August 2, 2011

The well-studied hormone functions as a neurotransmitter in the brains of zebra finches.

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