Most research on testosterone has focused on heterosexual couples. New research looks at the hormone's role in pregnancy in lesbian couples.
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Researchers have determined the 3D structure of the receptor that the hormone oxytocin binds to. The findings could aid drug development.
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Evidence that fat-burning neurons can grow in response to leptin suggests a potential way to promote weight loss, say researchers.
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A broad look at research on endocrine disruptors and human health consequences suggests regulations need to catch up to the evidence.
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With the help of trained dolphins, our team of researchers is building a specialized drone to help us study dolphins in the wild
Wild dolphins are fast, smart and hard to study, but it is important to understand how human actions affect their health. So we are building a drone to sample hormones from the blowholes of dolphins.
July 1, 2020 • ~9 min
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Why does COVID-19 affect men more than women? It could be related to the hormones that cause hair loss in men, a new hypothesis suggests.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) "...affects women in a number of ways throughout their life course. It is not just about ovaries."
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