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ESE Daily News Alert - 28 May 2020

New sex hormone discovered

A new sex hormone discovered in zebrafish restores sexual function and may help improve fertility treatments for humans, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Science Times

Hormonal contraception increases oxytocin levels in women

Hormonal birth control pills may increase oxytocin levels in women and interfere with processing of emotions, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.

Medical Xpress

Body weight fluctuations may increase Alzheimer’s risk

Older people who have large body weight fluctuations may have an increased risk for developing dementia and Alzheimer’s, according to a study published in Frontiers in Endocrinology

Endocrinology Advisor

Hormone therapy improves knee injury recovery

Hormone therapy used to treat knee ligament injuries in athletes may improve recovery outcome and prevent loss of muscle strength, according to a study published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Medical Xpress


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