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ESE Daily News Alert - 31 March 2021

New male contraceptive could be effective form of birth control

A new male contraceptive in the form of a gel shows promise as a new effective form of birth control, following successful trials carried out by the University of Edinburgh.


Emergency strategies may improve survival of children with autosomal recessive pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1

According to findings published in the European Journal of Endocrinology, emergency strategies may improve survival in children with autosomal recessive pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1, and may improve chances of leading a relatively normal adult life.

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Childhood obesity rates significantly increased during COVID-19

According to a study published in Pediatrics, childhood obesity rates have increased by 2% during the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year.


Vitamin D may offer more protection from COVID-19 for certain ethnicities

Vitamin D may offer protection from COVID-19 particularly for ethnicities more likely to be deficient, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.


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