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In 2007, actor Sylvester Stallone was caught by Australian custom agents with 48 vials of Jintropin, a human growth hormone (HGH). The drug is best known for being used by professional athletes, mainly baseball players, who need help recovering from injury or building muscle. HGH has been banned by Major League Baseball since 2005.

However, in the March issue of Vanity Fair, writer Ned Zeman says the problem extends way past… Continue reading Hollywood's Human Growth Hormone Problem: Are Stars Taking It To Stay Young?

Washington, May 7 : A University of Missouri study has found that hormone therapies not just increase the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women, they can also increase the chance of the cancer metastasising.
After menopause, women take hormone therapies, which are often a combination of estrogen and progestin, to replace hormones lost from inactive [...] Continue reading Hormone therapies ”up breast cancer metastasis risk in post-menopausal women”