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ESE News Alert - 17 July 2020

High BMI increases risk of death from COVID-19

According to research published in a Society press release, people with a BMI of over 30 are at greater risk of developing severe COVID-19 and death. 


Thyroid hormones may help treat heart failure

Biomarkers found in blood tests may help determine the most effective dosage of thyroid hormone T3 for treating heart failure.

Medical Xpress

Cortisol linked to higher blood sugar levels

According to a study published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology, high stress levels and a constant level of cortisol is linked to higher blood sugar in people with diabetes.

News Medial

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