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Novo Nordisk Paediatric Endocrinolgy Research Lecture Series (PERLS)

Novo Nordisk Paediatric Endocrinolgy Research Lecture Series (PERLS)

Endocrine disruptors linked to increased diabetes risk

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.

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How does menstruation affect female athletic performance?

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. 


Menstrual cycle affects lung function in cystic fibrosis

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.


Cortisol levels are reduced in women after talking to other women

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.

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Increased cardiovascular risks from glucocorticoid treatment in rheumatoid arthritis

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.