hormones - updates

Rappler's latest stories on hormones


Entering the age of human upgrades

Aug 12, 2018 - 11:00 AM

It turns out that in medicine, one key to new resurrections can be found in jumpstarting faulty, old lives

Ice Seguerra begins hormone replacement therapy

Jun 25, 2018 - 10:03 AM

The singer says he's fully aware of the risks involved, particularly when it comes to changes in his voice

Transgender women can breastfeed, first case study shows

Feb 17, 2018 - 4:07 PM

The report in the journal Transgender Health describes a 30-year-old transgender woman who was born male and had been taking feminizing hormone therapy for six years

BEST FOR BABIES. File photo of a mother breastfeeding. AFP Photo

We all fall 'a thousand kisses deep'

Feb 16, 2017 - 7:30 PM

[Science Solitaire] Love makes biological sense Here s why

Black market hormones one of many hurdles for Thai transgenders

Feb 21, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Thailand has a large and visible transgender population and is one of the world s top destinations for sex reassignment surgery

TRANSGENDERS. Thailand's transgenders, often men who become women, are over-represented in the entertainment and sex industries. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Here's what happens to your brain when you fall in love

Feb 16, 2016 - 9:49 AM

The euphoria of falling truly madly deeply in love is often likened to being high and with good reason Research shows that when you’re in love you really are in a mind altered state

The sex talk: How my Mom taught me about sex

Oct 12, 2015 - 3:07 PM

I was expecting a sentimental moment when I was about to leave my mother for another country thousands of miles away for college But instead of words of wisdom goodbye tears and warm hugs she handed me a pack of condoms inside a cassette box

CONDOMS. Orange-colored condoms on sale in a condom shop in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24 June 2014. Rob Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

Behind the scenes of your perfect day

Aug 12, 2015 - 5:00 PM

A peek at the chemicals in your body throughout the day

The homing hormone

Mar 27, 2015 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] I like it when I find stories of our inner biology that parallel our emotional lives

Hormone drugs boost ovarian cancer risk by 40% – study

Feb 13, 2015 - 9:49 AM

Researchers publishing in The Lancet make an overview of 52 published studies covering nearly 21 500 women in North America Europe and Australia who had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer

The “O” bomb: Weapon of mass affection

Jul 18, 2014 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Studies have homed in on this “love” hormone and recently they found that it is able to do so much more

Disease-causing chemicals in everyday products cost EU billions – NGO

Jun 19, 2014 - 8:00 AM

According to a report by the Health and Environment Alliance Exposure to food and everyday electronic cosmetic and plastic products containing hormone disrupting chemicals may be costing up to 31 billion euros 42 billion per year

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Research breakthrough could help detect HGH

Mar 13, 2014 - 3:41 AM

A research breakthrough using the insulin like growth factor IGF 1 as a biomarker could produce a better test for human growth hormone

NO HOPE IN DOPE.Human Growth Hormone, like the type cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted to using to win 7 Tour De France titles, may become easier to detect with new science. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Love is a hormonal conga

Feb 14, 2014 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] When in love you are both a victim and a volunteer Here s why

US regulators probing cardio risks in testosterone products

Feb 01, 2014 - 9:21 AM

A recent study reveals men aged 65 and older being treated with testosterone were twice as likely to suffer heart attacks in the month after they began treatment

Of fabulous old maids and Murphy Brown

Mar 27, 2013 - 11:53 PM

Women can become themselves We can learn unlearn and relearn

Sleep and relationships: Beyond cuddling

Jun 05, 2012 - 1:18 PM

Studies have shown that going to sleep with your partner by your side can give health benefits