A study published in Communications Biology, suggests that circadian misalignment – found in night-shift pattern workers – leads to an increase in appetite and weight gain. The mouse study found that the ‘jet-lagged’ cohort ate over 50% of their daily calories while inactive, compared to just 11.6% in the control group.
Scientists have suggested that the hormone kisspeptin can boost sexual pathway and improve the libido of men and women in distress due to low sexual desire, including pre-menopausal women and people who suffer with HSSD. The study is published in JAMA Network Open.
A study published in Pediatric Research suggests that gestational diabetes mellitus and higher adiposity whilst pregnant negatively effects infantile neurodevelopment. A high omega-3 prenatal diet can promote cognitive and language skills in offspring by age 2.
A global, cross-organisational statement outlining the need for diabetes insipidus name to reflect the underlying pathophysiology has been published in several journals including European Journal of Endocrinology and Endocrine Connections.
Swedish research, presented at the 35th European College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual conference, indicates that nicotine inhibits oestrogen production in women's brain, which may be linked to why women find quitting more smoking more difficult than men.