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Maternal exposure to flame retardants linked to preterm delivery

January 30, 2015

Expecting mothers exposed to high levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, widely used in flame retardants for the past 4 decades, could be at increased risk for delivering early, according to research published in the Journal of Reproductive Immunology.

“Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality and can be precursor to lifelong disabilities such as cerebral palsy,” Morgan R. Peltier, PhD, of Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y., told Endocrine Today.

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EDC exposure may lead to early menopause

January 28, 2015
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals could lead to early menopause, which could not only alter quality of life for women, but affect fertility, human reproduction…
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Earlier age at menarche linked to sugar-sweetened beverage intake

January 28, 2015
Frequent consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages was associated with earlier age at first menstrual period, according to recent study findings published in Human
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Thyroid screening may benefit women with fertility problems

January 23, 2015
Screening for thyroid disease should be considered in women with fertility problems and recurrent early pregnancy loss, according to a review published in The
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is suboptimally managed in clinical practice despite the availability of relevant guidelines and evidence-based…
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades and is now considered a health care epidemic in the United…
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Maternal exposure to flame retardants linked to preterm delivery

January 30, 2015
Expecting mothers exposed to high levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, widely used in flame retardants for the past 4 decades, could be at…
Amber Cooper In the Journals

EDC exposure may lead to early menopause

January 28, 2015
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals could lead to early menopause, which could not only alter quality of life for women, but affect fertility…
In the Journals

Earlier age at menarche linked to sugar-sweetened beverage intake

January 28, 2015
Frequent consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages was associated with earlier age at first menstrual period, according to recent study findings…
In the Journals

Thyroid screening may benefit women with fertility problems

January 23, 2015
Screening for thyroid disease should be considered in women with fertility problems and recurrent early pregnancy loss, according to a review…
Adrian Dobs In the Journals

Low plasma testosterone associated with CVD risk factors

January 21, 2015
Key cardiovascular disease risk factors were associated with low plasma testosterone in men, but after adjustment, there was no association with mean…
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Weight loss increased FSH levels in overweight postmenopausal women

January 21, 2015
In postmenopausal women who are overweight, weight loss led to small increases in follicle-stimulating hormone, according to research published in…
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Prenatal BPA induces nitrosative stress in mother, fetus

January 20, 2015
Exposure to bisphenol A during pregnancy brings on nitrosative stress in both expecting mothers and fetuses, according to findings published in…
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Bioavailable testosterone affected fat distribution during menopause

January 16, 2015
Bioavailable testosterone could play a key role in the redistribution of visceral and subcutaneous fat in the central abdominal region in women…
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PCOS likely affects short-term reproductive function, long-term health risks

January 14, 2015
A diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome appears to significantly affect a woman’s short-term reproductive function and long-term health risks…
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Testosterone levels associated with sexual function in older men

January 13, 2015
Sexual desire, erectile function and sexual activity were all consistently, independently and positively associated with free and total testosterone…
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