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Estrogens are a family of related molecules that stimulate the development and maintenance of female characteristics and sexual reproduction.

The natural estrogens produced by women are steroid molecules, which means that they are derived from a particular type of molecular skeleton containing four rings of carbon atoms, giving the shape shown here. The most prevalent forms of human estrogen are estradiol and estrone. Both are produced and secreted by the ovaries, although estrone is also made in the adrenal glands and other organs.
Study reveals how immune cells in the brain influence sexual behavior

Study reveals how immune cells in the brain influence sexual behavior

New study explains why women get more migraines than men

New study explains why women get more migraines than men

Scientists unravel the mystery behind ovarian cancer with high-grade serous carcinoma

Scientists unravel the mystery behind ovarian cancer with high-grade serous carcinoma

Oxidative Stress Hampers Blood Vessel Dilation in Men

Oxidative Stress Hampers Blood Vessel Dilation in Men

FDA approves first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for one year

FDA approves first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for one year

Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression

Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression

Offspring fed with low-protein diet during pregnancy more likely to develop prostate cancer

Offspring fed with low-protein diet during pregnancy more likely to develop prostate cancer

Researchers use PET tracer to identify ER expression differences in metastatic breast cancer patients

Researchers use PET tracer to identify ER expression differences in metastatic breast cancer patients

UW-Madison researcher explores how female fertility is affected by development of the ovary in mice

UW-Madison researcher explores how female fertility is affected by development of the ovary in mice

Transgender individuals may be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease

Transgender individuals may be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease

Red meat - which to choose and how much to eat?

Red meat - which to choose and how much to eat?

Alzheimer’s disease greater in females, researchers speculate

Alzheimer’s disease greater in females, researchers speculate

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

Falling temperatures may lead to rise in numbers of deaths from stroke

Falling temperatures may lead to rise in numbers of deaths from stroke

Study: Postmenopausal factors may impact heart-protective qualities of 'good cholesterol'

Study: Postmenopausal factors may impact heart-protective qualities of 'good cholesterol'

Understanding triple-negative breast cancer to develop better treatments

Understanding triple-negative breast cancer to develop better treatments

Woman's pregnancy history may be linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

Woman's pregnancy history may be linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

New study demonstrates little effect of hormone therapy on artery thickness

New study demonstrates little effect of hormone therapy on artery thickness

Clinical trial results of tucatinib with T-DM1 shows promise in treating HER2+ breast cancer

Clinical trial results of tucatinib with T-DM1 shows promise in treating HER2+ breast cancer

Study uncovers how a sticky protein promotes activity of estrogen in breast cancer cells

Study uncovers how a sticky protein promotes activity of estrogen in breast cancer cells