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ESE Daily News Alert - 03 April 2020

Chemical used in fracking may cause male infertility

According to a study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society, a chemical used in hydraulic fracturing may cause disruption to the function of testosterone and increase chances of infertility in men.

Science Daily

Diabetes may prevent weight loss after bariatric surgery

According to a study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society, having diabetes may limit weight loss in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery.

Endocrinology Advisor

Glucocorticoids increase severity of COVID-19

Glucocorticoids can increase severity and risk of death from COVID-19, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Medical Xpress

Erectile dysfunction associated with higher mortality rate

Erectile dysfunction may be a sign of cardiovascular disease and is associated with an increased mortality risk in men, according to research presented at ENDO 2020.


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