December 09, 2010
Estrogen-Only Hormone Therapy May Reduce Breast Cancer
Risk for Some
In a finding that seems to
counter the prevailing wisdom that any form of hormone replacement
therapy raises the risk of breast cancer, a new look at some old
data suggests that estrogen-only hormone therapy might protect a
small subset of postmenopausal women against the disease.
Mental Imagery a New Weight-Loss Tool?
Researchers report that
they may have hit on a new trick for weight loss: To eat less of a
certain food, they suggest you envision yourself gobbling it up
Gene Tied to Inherited Form of Lou Gehrig's
A genetic mutation
associated with an inherited form of Lou Gehrig's disease -- known
in the medical world as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- has
been identified by an international team of researchers.