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ESE Daily Alert - 4 June 2020

Light pollution may increase breast cancer risk

According to a study published in the International Journal of Cancer, light pollution at night time may increase breast cancer risk by 10% in post-menopausal women.

inews


Sea snail insulin may help improve diabetes treatment

A newly developed form of insulin which combines human insulin with fast-acting venom, insulin produced by sea snails, may help improve treatments for diabetes, according to a study published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology.

Science Daily


Obesity may not be associated with thyroid cancer risk

According to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, obesity is not associated with an increased risk of developing thyroid disease or thyroid cancer.

Endocrinology Advisor


PFAS exposure may speed up the onset menopause

According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, exposure to PFAS chemicals, found in water proof and non-stick products, may speed up the onset of menopause  in women. 

Medical Xpress


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