When skin cells responsible for pigmentation are exposed to estrogen or progesterone, the cells respond by adjusting their melanin production, resulting in either skin darkening or lightening. Although pregnant women … Continue Reading Study identifies previously unknown pathways that control skin tanning and lightening.
Since their discovery in the 1950s, transfer RNAs (tRNAs) have been best known for their role in helping the cell make proteins from messenger RNA templates. However, recent studies have … Continue Reading Researchers discover new species of tRNA responsible for sex-biased cancer proliferation.
Scientists have prior evidence that the hormone estrogen is a major driver in the growth of cervical cancer, however, a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison examining genetic profiles of … Continue Reading New study rewrites the role of estrogen in cervical cancer.
Just as some people seem built to run marathons and have an easier time going for miles without tiring, others are born with a knack for memorizing things, from times … Continue Reading Researchers identify protein responsible for ‘enhancing’ learning and memory.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered how the body’s inflammatory response can alter how estrogen promotes the growth of breast cancer cells. The researchers have identified how a … Continue Reading Researchers identify new epigenetic pathway driving breast cancer progression.
Nearly nine out of 10 premenopausal and postmenopausal women in the United States experience hot flashes, night sweats or other disturbances in mood and sleep. Unfortunately, there aren’t many safe … Continue Reading Reduction in menopause-related symptoms associated with non-invasive neurotechnology.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms, in particular for younger women at the onset of the menopause, suggests a new review from researchers at … Continue Reading Study highlights gaps in HRT advice and prescribing protocol.
Two related proteins exert a lethal double whammy effect against glioblastoma cells when activated with a small molecule, say researchers from the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. The scientists say … Continue Reading Orphan receptor proteins deliver 2 knock-out punches to glioblastoma cells.
Results of the EORTC10085/TBCRC/BIG/NABCG International Male Breast Cancer Program conducted in both Europe and in the United States and presented at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium found significant … Continue Reading Study finds that male and female breast cancers differ genetically.