Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 19, 2018
Could intermittent fasting diets increase diabetes risk?
Fasting every other day to lose weight impairs the action of sugar-regulating hormone, insulin, which may increase diabetes risk, according to data presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2018.

Minimizing exposure to common hormone-disrupting chemicals may reduce obesity rates
Everyday products carry environmental chemicals that may be making us fat by interfering with our hormones, according to research presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2018.

Finasteride does not increase risk of prostate cancer death, SWOG results show
Twenty five years after it opened for enrollment, the landmark Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial has delivered a final verdict.

UA surgeons developing new tool to detect urine blockage
Surgeons at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson are developing a tool that may make detecting urine blockage simpler for patients.
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