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Announcing the launch of Vascular Biology

Bioscientifica is launching a new open-access journal dedicated to vascular biology.

Kate Sargent appointed joint-chair of ABPCO

From this summer onwards Bioscientifica’s Deputy Managing Director Kate Sargent will be taking over as joint-chair of The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO).

Introducing the Bioscientifica Trust

The Bioscientifica Trust has been established to offer funding to assist early-career scientists and clinicians in biomedicine and the life sciences.

Bioscientifica launches author resource centre

Bioscientifica authors are now able to learn more about the publication process, from preparing their papers to post-publication promotion, using the author resource centre.

Bioscientifica partners with Enago

Bioscientifica has partnered with Enago, a world-leading academic editing service provider, to offer discounted English editing services to authors.

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Press releases

Brain development disorders in children linked to common environmental toxin exposures

Exposures of pregnant women and children to common thyroid-hormone-disrupting toxins may be linked to the increased incidence of brain development disorders, according to a review published in Endocrine Connections.

Children born to mothers with low vitamin D levels may develop autism-like behaviours

Low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy and breast feeding may be related to an unusual pattern of brain development that can lead to differences in social behaviour of children in later life, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology.

Over-the-counter antihistamines linked to impaired fertility in men

Over-the-counter allergy drugs could have negative long-term side effects for male fertility, a review, published in the journal Reproduction, suggests.

Arthritis drug can lower sugar levels in diabetes

A common rheumatoid arthritis treatment may be an effective new therapy for lowering blood glucose levels of patients with type-2 diabetes, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology.

Potential new target for reducing osteoporosis risk in men

Researchers have identified a new regulator of vitamin D metabolism that could be targeted to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in men undergoing prostate cancer therapy, according to a study published in the Journal of Molecular Endocrinology.

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