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Endocrinologist Ann Nardulli Dies
Kerry Grens | Jul 24, 2018
The University of Illinois professor studied the role of estrogen in breast cancer.
Opinion: Toxic Time Bombs
Robert Martin | Sep 25, 2017
Decades of evidence point to the untoward health effects of endocrine disruptor exposures, yet little is being done to regulate the chemicals.
Light’s Dark Side
Kate Yandell | Jul 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.
Bodybuilders Take Breast Cancer Drug
Jef Akst | Feb 17, 2014
Tamoxifen, an endocrine therapy for women with breast cancer, is found in a supplement marketed to bodybuilders.
Breast Cancer Pioneer Dies
Jef Akst | Jan 3, 2013
Elwood Jensen, whose research inspired new treatments for breast cancer, has passed away at age 92.
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2012
Researchers reveal a new pathway of synaptic modulation in the hippocampus exclusive to females.
News from Cancer Meeting
Cristina Luiggi | Apr 4, 2012
A roundup of recent research announced this week at the annual conference of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
Megan Scudellari | Feb 2, 2012
Hormones in the brain control sex-specific behaviors by activating individual genetic programs.
Caffeine Affects Estrogen Levels
Megan Scudellari | Jan 26, 2012
Moderate caffeine intake is associated with higher estrogen levels for Asians, but lower levels for whites.
Digit Ratio and Sex Hormones
Tia Ghose | Sep 6, 2011
Men and women may have different finger-length ratios as a result of different sex hormone exposure during early embryonic development.