Novo Nordisk Paediatric Endocrinolgy Research Lecture Series (PERLS)
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may be increasing the risk of diabetes, according to a review published in Advances in Pharmacology. The review suggests that environmental factors should be appreciated more in health policy approaches to tackle the disease.
The English Institute of Sport is launching a study to investigate how hormonal fluctuations during menstruation affect the athletic performance of female athletes, with a view to tailoring training and nutrition to minimise any adverse effects.
Fluctuations in oestrogen and progesterone during the menstrual cycle correlate with markers of lung function in women with cystic fibrosis, according to new research published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
A recent study, published in the Journal of Women & Aging, suggests women chatting with their female friends have lower cortisol levels and that this is a stress-busting activity that fits within the 'tend-and-befriend' theory.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis that take daily glucocorticoids have higher risk of cardiovascular issues, according to a study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.