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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.
What causes puberty to begin?

What causes puberty to begin?

New advances in sickle cell disease

New advances in sickle cell disease

Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development

Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development

Higher intake of dietary fiber is associated with lower circulating estrogen levels

Higher intake of dietary fiber is associated with lower circulating estrogen levels

Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms

Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms

Progestin in hormone therapy could dramatically affect heart attack severity

Progestin in hormone therapy could dramatically affect heart attack severity

Half of women over 55 don't discuss osteoporosis with their doctors

Half of women over 55 don't discuss osteoporosis with their doctors

There are still benefits from hormone therapy after menopause

There are still benefits from hormone therapy after menopause

Risk of prostate cancer greater in men over 50 with high levels of testosterone

Risk of prostate cancer greater in men over 50 with high levels of testosterone

Estrogen–like drugs may help postmenopausal women

Estrogen–like drugs may help postmenopausal women

Three hours exercise reduces risk of breast cancer

Three hours exercise reduces risk of breast cancer