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ESE Daily News Alert - 29 April 2020

Heart disease increases risk for COVID-19

According to a study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, heart disease that increases the production of ACE2 protein increases susceptibility to COVID-19.

News Medical

Female hormones may help reduce risk of COVID-19 in men

According to new research, COVID-19 affects men more severely than women and taking oestrogen and progesterone may help reduce risks.

Science Times

Hormone levels in babies may help predict autism

According to a study published in PNAS, babies with low levels of vasopressin may be more likely to develop autism. 

New Atlas

High progesterone levels linked to breast cancer

According to a study published in JAMA Network Open, women who have high levels of progesterone may be more likely to develop breast cancer.

MedPage Today

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