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ESE Daily News Alert - 14 April 2020

Regular exercise reduces risk of heart disease in diabetes

Regular exercise reduces the risk of heart disease in people with type 2 diabetes and can improve overall heart function more than weight loss.

Medical Dialogues

Hormone therapy may help treat prostate cancer

Androgen suppression therapy may be effective at treating prostate cancer if adverse effects on cognitive function are mitigated by exercise.


Gene responsible for menopausal weight gain identified

According to a study published in Nature Metabolism, the reprimo gene may be responsible for menopausal weight gain and genetic manipulation may be an effective alternative to oestrogen therapy. 

News Medical

C-sections may increase risk of obesity and diabetes in adulthood

Children born by C-section may have a greater risk for developing obesity and diabetes in adulthood, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.


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