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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.

Bioscientifica partners with Sheridan PubFactory

Bioscientifica are delighted to announce a partnership with Sheridan PubFactory that will see all titles published by Bioscientifica hosted on the PubFactory platform from Summer 2018. This partnership will enable heightened service to society partners. 

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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.

Successful male infertility treatment does not lower fertility of sons

The most common procedure for treating infertility in men does not adversely affect the fertility of their sons, according to a review published in the journal Reproduction. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is the most effective and successful treatment for male infertility and this review reports that there is no clear evidence for any adverse effects on the fertility of boys conceived using the procedure.

Warm temperatures can lead to misdiagnosis of diabetes in pregnancy

Environmental temperatures of over 25 degrees are associated with a significant increase in the risk of being misdiagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy, data published in the European Journal of Endocrinology suggests. Misdiagnosis of the condition could lead to unnecessary insulin treatment and avoidable distress for prospective mothers.

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