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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.
Aromatase inhibitors may slow growth of lung cancer

Aromatase inhibitors may slow growth of lung cancer

Warnings about blood clots with contraceptive patch

Warnings about blood clots with contraceptive patch

Recent evidence suggests caution in prescribing hormone therapy for breast cancer

Recent evidence suggests caution in prescribing hormone therapy for breast cancer

Contraceptive pill controls severe premenstrual disorder

Contraceptive pill controls severe premenstrual disorder

Low dose oral contraceptive effective in controlling premenstrual disorder

Low dose oral contraceptive effective in controlling premenstrual disorder

Organon obtains license for Merck's novel oral contraceptive

Organon obtains license for Merck's novel oral contraceptive

Researchers set a new standard in the design and engineering of nuclear hormone receptor-based genetic on-off switches

Researchers set a new standard in the design and engineering of nuclear hormone receptor-based genetic on-off switches

New twist on the role that estrogens play in the development of behavioral differences between men and women

New twist on the role that estrogens play in the development of behavioral differences between men and women

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer can affect men's thinking

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer can affect men's thinking

Female sex hormones have a profound effect on susceptibility to the herpes simplex virus

Female sex hormones have a profound effect on susceptibility to the herpes simplex virus

Why estrogenic hormones produce unintended results in women

Why estrogenic hormones produce unintended results in women

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