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BPA shown to disrupt thyroid function in pregnant animals and offspring

19 NOV 2012
New study uses animal model similar to humans and shows BPA can affect thyroid function

Chevy Chase, MD –– In utero exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) can be associated with decreased thyroid function in newborn sheep, according to a recent study accepted for publication in Endocrinology, a journal of The Endocrine Society. 496 more words

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Drop in testosterone tied to prostate cancer recurrence

Fox Chase researchers find that men whose testosterone falls after radiation are more likely to experience a rise in PSA

BOSTON, MA (October 28, 2012)—Men whose testosterone drops following radiation therapy for prostate cancer are more likely to experience a change in PSA levels that signals their cancer has returned, according to new research from Fox Chase Cancer Center. 462 more words

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Resveratrol boosts spinal bone density

Public Release: 16-Oct-2014

Resveratrol boosts spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome

Study suggests compound found in red wine has potential as osteoporosis treatment… 599 more words

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Obese Teen Boys Have Up to 50 Percent Less Testosterone than Lean Boys, UB Study Finds

Results send “grim message” that obese teen males may become impotent, infertile adults

“These findings demonstrate that the effect of obesity is powerful, even in the young,” says UB’s Dandona, who led the research. 468 more words

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Gestational exposure to urban air pollution linked to vitamin D deficiency in newborns

27 SEP 2012

New study highlights potential importance of vitamin D supplementation in pregnant women
Chevy Chase, MD—Gestational exposure to ambient urban air pollution, especially during late pregnancy, may contribute to lower vitamin D levels in offspring, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM). 298 more words

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