Science Nation - Teens and Stress

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Ever wonder what is going on in the mind of a teenager, especially one who is stressed out? UCLA Psychologist Adriana Galvan is on a quest to find out. With support from the National Science Foundation, she's investigating the effects of daily stress on a teen's cognition and brain function. She is monitoring the daily stress of teens by having them carry a personal digital device that provides daily measures of stress over two weeks. She is also scanning their brains and measuring their...

Estrogen-Progesterone Balance and Cancer Promotion

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Dr. David Zava, ZRT Laboratory President, talks about the balance of progesterone and estrogen, its importance to women's health, and risk of breast cancer.

Topical Hormones - How Is Your Skin?

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Dr. Deborah McKay, Naturopathic Physician at ZRT Laboratory, talks about occasional low hormone levels in patients on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT).

Testosterone and Men's Health

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Dr. Sanjay Kapur is talking about the connection between testosterone and cardiometabolic health in men.

Treatment of Epilepsy

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Michael Rogawski (University of California, Davis) summarizes his research on the antiepileptic activity of neurosteroids (e.g. ganaxolone, allopregnanolone). They are allosteric modulators of GABAA receptors and are active in many models of epilepsy. They are expected, however, to be most effective in catamenial epilepsy, infantile spasms or adult partial seizures. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is currently sponsoring a clinical trial of progesterone (precursor of allopregnanolone)...