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ESE Daily News Alert - 09 March 2020

Different methods of administering oxytocin affects different brain regions

According to a study published in Nature Communications, different modes of delivering oxytocin, by injection, nasal spray or nebuliser, affects parts of the brain differently.

Science Daily

High-sugar breakfast may not increase daily calorie intake

According to a study published in Obesity, people who consume a high-sugar breakfast may not be more likely to have a higher daily calorie intake than people who eat a low-sugar breakfast.


Number of children with sleep disorders is increasing

The number of children taking melatonin for sleep disorders such as insomnia is increasing, due to a number of factors including obesity and mental health issues.


New oral treatment for Cushing’s disease is approved

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new oral treatment that reduces cortisol production for patients with Cushing’s disease.

Medical Dialogues

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