Reduced levels of estrogen may not be the only risk factor for weight gain associated with menopause. A new study reports sleep disruptions also contribute to increased weight gain during menopause.
Higher levels of the hunger hormone ghrelin predict a greater preference for smaller, immediate financial rewards over larger, delayed financial rewards.
People who use glucocorticoids, a class of steroids used to treat asthma and arthritis, are at higher risk of developing severe symptoms of COVID-19.
Exposure to BPA appears to have a transgenerational effect on autism risk. Mice whose great grandmothers were exposed to BPA during pregnancy exhibited social behavioral deficits associated with ASD.