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estrogen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n estrogen a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
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Usage


In news:

Estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy may reduce breast cancer risk.
A new study of estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy was stopped in part because of serious health concerns.
Long-term adverse effects of combined estrogen and progestin hormone replacement therapy are found to outweigh benefits.
There's good news for women with hysterectomies who are considering taking the hormone estrogen to ease hot flashes and other menopausal complaints.
The Task Force's review of research published since 2005 showed that combined estrogen and progestin therapy after menopause reduces the risk of bone fractures.
One thing is that, for heart disease, it may make a difference to start estrogen plus progestin closer to menopause .
Approximately 70% of human breast tumors express hormone receptors (HRs)—the estrogen receptor (ER) and/or the progesterone receptor (PR).
Michael Alper, medical director of Boston IVF, has developed a new saliva text that measures estrogen levels during IVF just as well as blood tests do.
New research finds properties that suppress estrogen, cancer cell spread.
Estrogen is more than a sex hormone .
Recent study criticizes the use of estrogen to suppress growth in young women.
AS the number of patients with Alzheimer's disease continues to climb, researchers are studying the possibility that a common and already approved drug, estrogen, may help to prevent or delay it, and even reverse some of its symptoms.
The Effect of Herbal Medications on Thyroid Hormone Economy and Estrogen-Sensitive Hepatic Proteins in a Patient With Prostate Cancer.
Fundulus grandis has compromised gills and estrogen signaling.
Medical experts are buzzing about a new hormone therapy study that shows short-term estrogen and progesterone treatment is safe for some menopausal women -- and the study data isn't even out yet.
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In science:

Keywords and phrases: cerebrovascular disorders, cerebral infarction, stroke, coronary, epidemiological methods, estrogen, heart disease, hormone replacement, myocardial infarction.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
MI) in women assigned to combined estrogen/progestin (E/P) therapy and no effect of estrogen alone (E) (Rossouw et al. and Anderson et al. ).
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Anderson, G., Limacher, M., Assaf, A. et al. (2004). Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: The women’s health initiative randomized controlled trial.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Ischemic stroke and use of estrogen and estrogen/progestogen as hormone replacement therapy.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
MR2216177 Psaty, B., Heckbert, S., Atkins, D., Siscovick, D., Koepsell, T., Wahl, P., Longstreth, W. J., Weiss, N., Wagner, E. and Prentice, R. (1993). A review of the association of estrogens and progestins with cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women: Principal results from the women’s health initiative randomized controlled trial.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Myocardial infarction and the use of estrogen and estrogen-progestogen in postmenopausal women.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Estrogen replacement therapy and coronary heart disease: A quantitative assessment of the epidemiologic evidence.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
POPC lipid bilayer patch), 3.6x104 atoms (estrogen receptor binding domain plus DNA complex) .
Nano-Biotechnology: Structure and Dynamics of Nanoscale Biosystems
We use data from the Heart and Estrogen Replacement Study (HERS) (Hulley et al., 1998) to illustrate some of our findings.
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
Randomized trial of estrogen plus progestin for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women.
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
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