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ESE Daily News Alert - 06 February 2020

Bone density may not be increased by vitamin supplementation alone

According to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, vitamin D supplementation alone may not improve bone density or strength in adults without vitamin D deficiency.

Endocrinology Advisor

Gene variants in brain may be linked to gender dysphoria

According to a study published in Scientific Reports, variants found in genes involved in oestrogen signalling pathways in the brain may be linked to gender dysphoria.

Science Daily

Structure of thyroglobulin revealed

According to a study published in Nature, the structure of thyroid hormone precursor, thyroglobulin, has been determined and sheds light on the biosynthesis of thyroid hormones.


Blood glucose levels may be managed using smart insulin patch

According to a study published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, a smart insulin patch that monitors blood glucose levels may be able to effectively deliver insulin to people with diabetes.

Medical Dialogues

European Commission reports on the use of animals in science

The European Commission adopts a new reporting system that details the implementation of the Directive on the protection of animals and the number of animals used for scientific purposes in the EU.

European Commission

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