When a woman's progesterone increase from a low level, the fewer cigarettes they consume throughout the day. However, when progesterone levels peak, the benefits plateau.
Researchers have identified a novel role for hormone-sensitive neurons in the Edinger Westphal nucleus which are essential for maternal nesting behaviors in mice.
Birth control pills high in progesterone might be a new weapon in the fight against concussion in women. Researchers found that during the menstrual cycle, when progesterone levels were higher, women reported less concussion-related stress. Post-concussion stress reduction is a sign of recovery from a head injury. Progesterone is also linked to increased blood flow to the brain.
Women who use mifepristone for a medical abortion are at risk of severe hemorrhage if they do not complete the procedure with misoprostol, a new study reports.
A newly developed drug can help combat the effects of postnatal depression.
Researchers say parabens and other chemicals found in common cosmetic products may negatively impact a woman's hormone levels, increasing the risk for certain diseases.
Researchers have received funding to help determine if stabilizing progesterone and estradiol will help to reduce suicidality in females at risk of suicide.
A new study reveals using estradiol gel in combination with oral progesterone can help to improve cognitive function in postmenopausal women.
A new study reveals baby brain, the increased forgetfulness and inattention some women experience during pregnancy does, in fact, exist.
Women who suffer from eating disorders from anorexia to obesity have lower levels of allopregnanolone, a progesterone metabolite previously linked to mood disorders, a new study reports.