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Chemical exposure linked to rising diabetes, obesity risk

Medical Express

Emerging evidence ties endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure to two of the biggest public health threats facing society – diabetes and obesity, according to the executive summary of an upcoming Scientific Statement issued today by the Endocrine Society. 136 more words


Learning sleep from our dogs!

Lack of sleep can have a role in obesity and diabetes.

The sub-heading is taken from an item on the BBC News website that I read yesterday morning. 578 more words


The Secret Life of Dogs.

Dogs watch us all the time and read our body language like a sixth sense.

A fascinating, and inspiring, insight into our favourite animal companion. 504 more words


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

Doctor Of Philosophy

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

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

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

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects