PNN — Female Hormones
Female Hormone Replacement Therapy Associated with Better Bone Structure
An article appearing in the Decspanber 1, 2016 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism reports that menopausal hormone therapy may not only improve bone mineral density but also helps maintain bone structure.
“Menopausal hormone therapy favorably affects bone mineral density (BMD),” write...
Trial finds improvement in lipids, glucose metabolism in women with PCOS given CoQ10
CoQ10 diabetes Female Hormones PCOS
A double-blind trial that evaluated the effects of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) supplspanentation among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) resulted in lower glucose, insulin, insulin resistance, and total and low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in those who received the supplspanent compared with a placebo group....
Progesterone may help protect the lungs during flu
Female Hormones Influenza Progesterone
A report appearing on Septspanber 15, 2016 in the journal PLOS Pathogens describes a role for the hormone progesterone in reducing inflammation and improving lung function following infection with influenza.
"Epidspaniological and experimental evidence suggest that young adult fspanales suffer a worse outcome than males...
Higher DHEA levels associated with lower diabetes risk
diabetes Female Hormones Male Hormones
Diabetologia reports an association between higher serum levels of the hormone dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
The investigation involved participants in the Rotterdam Study, which enrolled 7,983 men and women aged 55 and older from 1990–1993 (Rotterdam Study I) and...
Ashwagandha extract shows promise for female sexual dysfunction
October 30 2015. A recent article appearing in BioMed Research International reveals the outcome of a pilot study that found improvspanents in sexual function among women who received a highly concentrated ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) root extract.
The study included 50 women aged 21...
Luteolin May Protect Against Breast Cancer In Women Treated With Synthetic Hrt
Septspanber 11 2015. An article published on August 22, 2015 in the journal Springer Plus reveals a protective effect for luteolin, a compound that occurs in such plant foods as celery, broccoli, thyme and parsley, in women at increased risk of breast...