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Estradiol is a sex hormone. Mislabelled the "female" hormone, it is also present in males; it represents the major estrogen in humans. Estradiol has not only a critical impact on reproductive and sexual functioning, but also affects other organs including the bones.
Lower levels of 'free' testosterone found in women with asthma

Lower levels of 'free' testosterone found in women with asthma

Higher dosage of statins can increase risk of osteoporosis, shows study

Higher dosage of statins can increase risk of osteoporosis, shows study

Study identifies determinants of estradiol levels among women using hormone therapy

Study identifies determinants of estradiol levels among women using hormone therapy

Most breast cancer cases could be prevented by simple lifestyle modifications

Most breast cancer cases could be prevented by simple lifestyle modifications

Researchers seek to identify biomarkers that may predict suicide risk among women

Researchers seek to identify biomarkers that may predict suicide risk among women

Estrogen exposure during fetal life increases autism risk

Estrogen exposure during fetal life increases autism risk

New book explains about the molecular mechanisms implicated in skeletal muscle aging

New book explains about the molecular mechanisms implicated in skeletal muscle aging

Women's greater immune response to flu vaccine declines with age

Women's greater immune response to flu vaccine declines with age

Study uncovers potential new way to prevent common pregnancy-related complications

Study uncovers potential new way to prevent common pregnancy-related complications

Vitamin D and estrogen can prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in women

Vitamin D and estrogen can prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in women

The immune system in women may be different from men finds study

The immune system in women may be different from men finds study

Elevated estrogen levels associated with more severe disease in scleroderma

Elevated estrogen levels associated with more severe disease in scleroderma

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Empathy and hormones could account for aggressive behavior in children, shows study

Empathy and hormones could account for aggressive behavior in children, shows study

GC-MS/MS of dried urine is a ‘good surrogate’ for serum testing of hormones

GC-MS/MS of dried urine is a ‘good surrogate’ for serum testing of hormones

Higher levels of sex hormones in older men related to lower biological age

Higher levels of sex hormones in older men related to lower biological age

The high cost of sex: Insurers often don’t pay for drugs to treat problems

The high cost of sex: Insurers often don’t pay for drugs to treat problems

New PET imaging agent may help measure efficacy or failure of hormone therapy for breast cancer

New PET imaging agent may help measure efficacy or failure of hormone therapy for breast cancer

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone

KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone