Estrogen: Not Just Produced By The Ovaries, University of Wisconsin-Madison Study

Published: Dec 06, 2013

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A University of Wisconsin-Madison research team reports today that the brain can produce and release estrogen — a discovery that may lead to a better understanding of hormonal changes observed from before birth throughout the entire aging process. The new research shows that the hypothalamus can directly control reproductive function in rhesus monkeys and very likely performs the same action in women.

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