News tagged ‘Hormones’ clear
- Researchers have isolated a natural hormone from muscle cells that triggers some of the key health benefits of exercise. Irisin, which switches on genes that convert white fat into "good" brown fat, may hold promise as a novel treatment for diabetes, obesity and perhaps other disorders, including cancer.
Tags: BasicResearch, Exercise, Hormones
- Hormone-blocking therapy for prostate cancer doesn’t raise the risk of fatal heart attacks - as some recent studies had suggested - according to a new report from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.
Tags: Hormones, ProstateCancer
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientist Bruce Spiegelman, PhD, who discovered a hormone linked to some of the positive benefits of exercise, reports he has confirmed the hormone — named irisin — is produced in humans and increases during exercise.
Tags: Exercise, Hormones
- Dana-Farber researchers have demonstrated that a hormone-depleting drug can help eliminate or nearly eliminate aggressive prostate cancers that have yet to spread beyond the prostate.
Tags: Hormones, ProstateCancer, TranslationalResearch