According to a Dutch study, published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, there is no benefit of morning vs. evening hydrocortisone administration for 21-hydroxylase deficiency in children and adolescents.
According to a mouse study, published in Nature Communications, stress hormones are able to reduce our immune protection from harmful gut bacteria and can lead to inflammatory flare ups, such as Crohn’s disease.
Dexamethasone effectively reduces COVID-19 deaths but potential diabetic-like complications should be monitored, according to a study presented at the recent Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Edinburgh.
A large study investigating the risk of dementia in women taking HRT for menopause symptoms has reassuringly found no evidence of a link, the results are published in the BMJ.
Elevated levels of stress hormones predispose people with normal blood pressure to develop high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in Hypertension.