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Perimenopausal Depression in Women with More Variable Levels of Estradiol and Lower Progesterone Levels

Women are at increased risk for depressive symptoms during the menopause transition.  It has long been suspected that falling estrogen levels play a role in triggering the onset of depression; however, if all women experience declining levels of estrogen and progesterone during this transition, why is it that only some women suffer from depression in… Read More »

GenderSci Lab finds more than biology influences COVID risk

More men than women are dying of COVID-19. Some scientists think sex-specific hormones explain this difference, but researchers at Harvard say we need to look closely at how biology and social context affect health in people of all genders. To do that, the Harvard GenderSci Lab created the US Gender/Sex COVID-19 Data Tracker. Sarah Richardson,… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: 871 more cases and 98 deaths

Are coronavirus cases now levelling off? Daily cases average drops for first time in a fortnight and 98 deaths are recorded after ONS estimated number of infections in England has fallen 12% in a week to 3,700 Statistics reveal 834 cases are being registered each day — down slightly from yesterday’s average of 835  The… Read More »