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Paediatric Endocrinology in the News

Bringing you the latest media coverage of your field: please note articles below do not necessarily reflect Society views.

Meta-analysis shows progesterone is effective in reducing preterm birth

Stopping HRT after menopause may increase cardiovascular disease risk

Psoriasis severity may affect type 2 diabetes risk

Chemical used in laundry detergent may help develop bioartificial pancreas

Corticosteroids do not increase risk of bone fractures

Combined therapy more successful treatment for osteoporosis

Vitamin D levels affect fertility treatment success

Pregnancy test did not cause birth defects

Eating more slowly may reduce obesity risk

Low levels of heart hormone linked to reduced mortality

Workplace bullying identified as risk factor for type 2 diabetes

HRT may protect against glaucoma

Young diabetic patients at higher risk of sudden cardiac death

Eating nuts regularly can significantly lower heart disease

Stress levels measured in hair can predict post-partum depression

Obese and anorexic women have lower levels of allopregnanolone

How asprosin affects how much you eat

Risk of breast cancer recurring persists after end of hormone therapy

Vitamin D & calcium supplements do not improve skeletal muscle strength of young men

Insulin dependence in type 2 diabetes reduced by bariatric surgery

Traffic pollution increases osteoporosis risk

Low testosterone levels linked to lower prostate cancer risk

Circadian rhythm affects wound recovery

Stopping hormone therapy increases risk of cardiac complications

New statement on diabetic microvascular disease

Asprosin is a centrally acting orexigenic hormone

Late-night snacking increases risk of diabetes and heart disease

Oestrogen levels linked to alcohol reward

Kisspeptin boosts male sexual appetite

Vitamin D enhances burn healing

High protein diets point to new anti-obesity treatments

Would food taxation be a successful strategy to combat obesity?

Women with PCOS should be screened for mental health disorders

Pregnant women exposed to perchlorate have lower levels of thyroid hormone

Thyroid transporter critical for brain development

Kisspeptin safer for ovary stimulation in IVF

Whole grain foods can reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

HRT may improve memory in women

Sugary beverages significantly increase diabetes risk

Men in testosterone treatment at higher risk of blood clots

Could red wine improve women’s fertility?

Fertility problems linked to increased cancer risk in women

Breast cancer treatment may be enhanced by soy isoflavones

How bone hormone can affect appetite and metabolism

Elevated thyroid hormone levels increase cardiovascular disease risk

Hormone levels indicate cardiovascular disease risk in obese teenagers

Synthetic cells used for non-invasive diabetes treatment

Particular PCOS symptoms can predict metabolic dysfunction

IFCAH (International fund raising for congenital adrenal hyperplasia) launches its 8th call for projects (see attached document).

Third type of diabetes frequently misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetes

How your body block affects your sense of smell

Growth hormone receptor variant linked to increased cancer risk

Lifestyle changes and herbal medicine may improve PCOS symptoms

Lipid carrying particles may increase risk of diabetes

Statins linked to higher type 2 diabetes risk

Enough vitamin D could prevent diabetes

Toad species trigger own metamorphosis by activating hormone secretion

Early menopause more likely in slim women

Fracking may release endocrine disruptors into the environment

Treatment with Lutathera significantly beneficial for patients with midgut NETs

Older diabetes patients at higher risk of POCD

Study reveals molecular mechanism that links obesity and breast cancer

Free thyroxine levels linked to atrial fibrillation

Sexual touch promotes early puberty

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