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ESE Daily News Alert - 10 November 2020

Vitamin D deliveries may protect vulnerable people from COVID-19

Vitamin D supplements will be delivered to over 2 million vulnerable people and care home residents in the hope of reducing risk of death from COVID-19.

The Telegraph

Children who wake up early may have increased risk of childhood obesity

According to research presented at Obesity Week Interactive, children who wake up earlier than average are more likely to put on weight, potentially due to disruptions to circadian rhythms and appetite hormones.


Transgender patients may have increased risk of cardiovascular diseases

According to a study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2020, transgender patients undergoing gender-affirming hormone therapy may have an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Cardiology Advisor

C-sections may impact childrens’ development

Disruption to birth hormones during C-sections may have long-term impacts on development of children, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroendocrinology.

Science Daily

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