• Female sex hormones in relation to insulin resistance after hysterectomy: a pilot study

    11 days ago - By Clinical Nutrition

    Surgery causes development of insulin resistance. Women undergoing hysterectomy have different female sex hormonal status, ranging from premenopausal to postmenopausal. The aim of the study was to explore the relation between the female sex hormones and insulin resistance after hysterectomy.
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  • Study investigates influence of different opioids on driving performance

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    Taking opioids for the treatment of pain has been associated with increased risks of crashing among drivers, but it is unknown whether this applies to all opioids or pertains to specific opioids only.
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  • Longer duration of infertility in men linked with lower sperm count

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    A longer duration of infertility was associated with lower sperm count and other parameters of impaired sperm in a BJU International study of 1644 infertile men. Also, older age and higher body mass index were associated with a longer duration of infertility.
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  • Study finds different risk factors associated with falling in men versus women

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    Different factors were associated with falling in men versus women in a study of 3,112 community-dwelling adults aged 60 years and older. The findings are published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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