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Risk of T2D Increases in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients When Lipoprotein(a) Levels Fall

In this study, a research team led by Gregory G. Schwartz, MD, a cardiologist with the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, examines whether diabetes is related to the concentration of lipoprotein(a) in patients with recent acute coronary syndrome and if so, whether the inhibitor alirocumab can lessen the risk of acute coronary syndrome.

Exposure to Propylparaben in Food and Personal Care Products May Alter Mammary Glands Raising Concerns for Women

Estrogens can promote breast cancer but pregnancy reduces the risk of breast cancer. In this study, researchers from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst explore whether environmental chemicals with estrogen receptor agonist properties can promote or reduce the protective effects of pregnancy on breast cancer.

Higher Total Body Fat in Girls Associated With Differences in Hormonal Changes During Puberty

In this featured study, researchers led by Natalie D. Shaw, MD, of the National Institutes for Environmental Health Sciences, investigate the effect of total body fat on reproductive hormone profiles and on the maturation of the estrogen-sensitive tissues (breast, uterus, urogenital epithelium, growth plates) from early/mid-puberty through menarche.his featured study, researchers led by Natalie D. Shaw, MD, of the National Institutes for Environmental Health Sciences,

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast 72

This week we have new study data on the real-world effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine; The number of Americans who are completing both vaccine doses; A vaccine trial that has started in children; Approval in acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections; And results from the tocilizumab-remdesivir combo trial.