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Are Low-T Drugs Putting Patients At High Risk?

“Lost your appetite for romance? You might not just be getting older. You might have a treatable condition called low testosterone,” the ad says. But lately, doctors say more people are using hormone replacement drugs and some might not need it.

CBS 11–05/08/2014

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Parents Using Hormone Supplement To Get Kids To Sleep

Most days things go smoothly for North Texas mom Amee Calloway, but nighttime — that’s another matter. Amee had a hard time getting her oldest son to sleep, then her pediatrician gave her some unexpected advice.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

A nurse collects a blood sample from a patient using a glucometer at a free health clinic on November 1, 2009. (credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Newfound Hormone Holds Hope For Diabetes Treatment

Scientists have identified a hormone that can sharply boost the number of cells that make insulin in mice. They say the discovery may someday provide a new treatment for the most common type of diabetes.

04/25/2013

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Study: Drug Cuts Breast Cancer Reoccurrence & Death Rate

Breast cancer patients taking the drug tamoxifen can cut their chances of having the disease come back or kill them if they stay on the pills for 10 years instead of five years as doctors recommend now, a major study finds.

12/05/2012