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Uterine Environment Boosts Learning Ability In Mouse Offspring

...iversity of Connecticut suggests that the maternal uterine environment in micecan have an enhancing effect on...is one of the firststudies to show that a positive uterine environment can have profound effectsupon adult cognitive behavior." The research was supported in p...

Gene Therapy May Suppress Uterine Fibroids

...n the uterus and often cause pelvic pain, abnormal uterine bleeding, excessive urinary pressure, decreased fe... suggesting it may ultimately be feasible to treat uterine leiomyomas with gene therapy." The method of gene therapy Christman uses has been shown to inhibit t...

Penn Researchers Awarded $10 Million Grant To Study Link Between Genes And Hormone-Related Cancers

...ternal hormones canincrease the risk of breast and uterine cancers. To advance theinvestigation of hormone-i...is geneticallysusceptible to developing breast and uterine cancers, and todetermine whether the anti-estrogen steroid progestin can helpoffset the increased ri...

Maternal Anxiety May Affect Fetal Development

...etween maternal anxiety in pregnancy and increased uterine artery resistance index: cohort based study) Cli...h and birth weight, reduced blood flow through the uterine arteries, which may be caused by stress or anxiety, could partially explain why women who are anxiou...

Topical Agent Found To Kill Papillomavirus

... can progress to cancer, most notablycancer of the uterine cervix. This cancer causes 5,000 deaths per year in womenin the U.S. In the developing world, cervical cancer is the number one cause ofcancer related deaths in women. Worldwide, 250,000 women die annually from thisform of cancer. Prevention of H...

Cellular espionage at play in post-menopausal osteoporosis

... therapy because some may be predisposed tobreast, uterine and ovarian cancer risks if they take increased estrogen. Despite advances in estrogen replacement therapy, it is a source of hot debatein the biomedical community over what cell, molecular and biochemical processesare involved in bone loss associate...

Study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center investigates possible protective effects of plant compounds on the uterus

...tion. Ultrasound studies will be used to view the uterine artery andto gauge the thickness of the endometrium. Even more definitive informationwill come from biopsies of endometrial tissues. From these, the researchers willbe able to look for microscopic changes and measure levels of Ki67 antigen, asubsta...

Eating soy can lead to dramatic declines in cholesterol, Wake Forest study shows

...hose countries have a low prevalence of breast and uterine cancer andcardiovascular diseases. Almost a thousand times as much isoflavones is found in the urine ofpeople in Asian countries than in American populations. "Isoflavones areparticularly good candidates for the cardioprotective effects of so...

Mouse embryo hints at how mammalian body forms

...rogression into the later embryo, implanted in the uterine wall. The finding, which showed that the inne...erges in the embryo as it begins to implant in the uterine wall. They believe that the cell plays a role in the organization of the embryo at the next stage o...

Scientists link gene to uterine dysfunction

...entists have discovered an unexpected link between uterine dysfunction and a protein abundant in mammals call...they found, had grossly defective cells within the uterine lining, tissue that helps the uterus receive and support developing embryos. Choo and colleagues sp...

Common anti-inflammatory drug rescues low-growth fetuses in mouse study

...lp the fetus or fetuses to implant properly in the uterine wall. In late pregnancy, they mediate separation of the fetal and maternal blood supplies to set the stage for birth. Any future therapeutic strategy involving COX inhibitors to treat IUGR, therefore, would need to account for the necessary role of C...

Fact sheet: the Report on Carcinogens - 9th edition

...mans that indicate tamoxifen increases the risk of uterine cancer in women. While there is clear evidence that tamoxifen causes uterine cancer in women, there is also conclusive evidence that tamoxifen therapy reduces the risk of cancer...

Isoflavone-rich soy products may prevent bone loss in women

...rogen receptor, having an antiestrogenic effect in uterine and breast tissue. Alternatively, they may combine with the estrogen receptor in tissues with less estrogenic activity such as bone and blood vessel. In the current study, the SP+ treatment positively affected BMD and BMC, but showed no influence on ...

Estrogen lifts mood in perimenopause

...acement may increase a woman's risk of breast and uterine cancer. In the future, more specific-acting medica...rain tissue without adversely affecting breast and uterine tissue, the researchers suggest....

Wood dust, talc, estrogens, and nickel alloys among substances being reviewed for inclusion in Report on Carcinogens

...g been associated with a somewhat elevated risk of uterine endometrial and breast cancers. Steroidal estrogens have been proposed for listing in the "known" category. Broad spectrum ultraviolet radiation whether from the sun or from lamps and sunbeds is being reviewed for listing in the 10th Report in th...

Advisory panel on federal report on carcinogens makes recommendations to NIEHS/NTP for new listings

...ted under certain conditions of use with a risk of uterine and breast cancers. The panel agreed 8 to 1 that these hormones cause an elevated risk and should be considered not merely as associated with increased cancer but as substances that are "known to be a cause of human cancers." The federal Report on ...

Ovarian stimulation in mice adversely affects embryo development and implantation

...mpact of ovarian stimulation on embryo quality and uterine receptivity: * embryos from control donors to control foster mothers * embryos from superovulated donors to control foster mothers * embryos from control donors to superovulated foster mothers * embryos from superovulated donors to superovulated fo...

Common genetic mutation linked to uterine cancer

...ns that may mark them at higher risk of developing uterine cancer later on in life. These tiny lesions, linke... function, the researchers obtained 132 samples of uterine tissue and divided them into three diagnostic categories; normal (proliferative), persistent prolife...

A pill for reversible suppression of periods - a new option

...ing medical conditions such as endometriosis** and uterine fibroids. Said Dr Brenner: "These new menstrual suppressants are novel in that they use very low doses of progestin antagonists administered for as long as a woman desires to suppress menstruation, and that once the treatment is stopped normal cycles...

Alternative to hormone replacement therapy shows promising results

...dvantages over Premarin and PremPro for breast and uterine safety." Bone mineral density increased by 9.5 percent in the group receiving the high dose of tibolone, 4.5 percent in the PremPro group, and 4.3 percent in the Premarin group. PremPro and Premarin both reduced coronary atherosclerosis by 62 percen...

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