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ESE Daily News Alert - 06 March 2020

Stress during pregnancy may increase risk of immune system deficiencies

Offspring from mice who experience stress during pregnancy may be more likely to have immune system deficiencies, according to findings published in Cell.

Science Daily

Oestrogen therapy may reduce atherosclerosis

Women who take oestrogen therapy soon after the onset of menopause may reduce the progression of atherosclerosis, according to a research presented at the Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health meeting.


Prolactin may cause women to feel more pain than men

According to a study published in Science Translational Medicine, prolactin may cause women to experience more pain than men and may be an effective target for new pain-management therapies.

Medical Xpress

Antibiotics may increase risk of childhood obesity

According to a study published in the journal Obesity, antibiotic use during infancy may increase the risk of childhood obesity.

Medical Dialogues

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