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Endofeminina 2024 – 20 year contributing to women’s health

Posted April 24, 2024 From March 22nd to 23rd, there was another edition of Endofeminina, which is considered one of ...

Endofeminina reaches its twentieth edition in 2024

Posted February 9, 2024 Endofeminina 2024, which takes place on March 22 and 23, reaches a historical milestone: 20 editions ...

Review: Hormone therapy for sexual function in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women

Posted January 16, 2024 A metanalysis conducted by the group of Centro INCT Hormona Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Campus ...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Posted December 22, 2023. As 2023 comes to an end, the INCT Hormona team celebrates a year of significant discoveries ...

Global effect of modifiable risk factors on cardiovascular disease and mortality

Posted December 12, 2023 A study conducted by the team of Centro INCT Hormona of Universidade de Passo Fundo (UPF), ...

Dr. Spritzer is elected vice-president of an international association

Posted December 4, 2023 Dr. Poli Mara Spritzer, the general-coordinator of INCT Hormona, has been elected vice-president of ALEG - ...

Dr. Bahamondes is awarded the title of Emeritus Professor of Unicamp

Posted November 30, 2023 The coordinator of Centro INCT Hormona of Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Dr. Luis Bahamondes, was ...

Dr. Paula Navarro takes over the presidency of SBRH

Posted November 9, 2023 Dr. Paula Navarro, professor and researcher member of the INCT Hormona da Universidade de São Paulo ...

Ultrasound-guided IUD repositioning technique

Posted October 24, 2023 The team of the INCT Hormona Center at Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Ribeirão Preto Campus, ...

The effect of gender-affirming hormone therapy on the risk of subclinical atherosclerosis in the transgender population

Posted August 21, 2023 “Our team is already conducting another study, in which we assess heart rate variability using a ...

Biosynthesis of miRNA in menstrual blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells in endometriosis

Posted July 21, 2023 After some studies showed that menstrual blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells and microRNAs (miRNAs) play a role ...

The importance of chronic stress in the interruption of IVF treatments

Posted July 7, 2023 With the main goal of understanding the role of chronic stress in the interruption and discontinuation ...

Serum vitamin D concentrations in individuals over 80 years of age

Posted May 24, 2023 Due to the paucity of clinical and laboratory data on people over 80 years of age, ...

Survey on the awareness of the non-contraceptive benefits of contraceptive methods in women

Posted May 16, 2023 A survey conducted by the team of the INCT Hormona Center at the State University of ...

Endofeminina 2023

Posted May 2, 2023 Considered one of the major events in the field of female hormones and women’s health, the ...

The Ovulatory Disorders Classification System

Posted March 21, 2023 Providing international standardization on ovulatory disorders was the main objective of a study conducted by the ...

Endofeminina 2023 and the debate on women’s health

Posted February 9, 2023 It is time to prepare yourself to participate in the 19th edition of the Women's Endocrinology ...

Association between muscle mass, fat, hormone levels, and risk factors for osteoporosis

Posted January 31, 2023 In order to investigate whether body composition parameters and follicle-stimulating hormone and estradiol levels may influence ...

Assessment of satisfaction with the use of hormonal IUD

Posted January 6, 2023 Assessing options to use, reasons they liked, satisfaction, and possibilities of recommendation of the 52-mg levonorgestrel ...

Oxidative stress in infertility associated with endometriosis

Posted November 22, 2022 The study “The Impact of Controlled Ovarian Stimulation on Serum Oxidative Stress Markers in Infertile Women ...

Systematic review: hormone therapy in women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Posted November 4, 2022 A systematic review with meta-analysis conducted by the INCT Hormona research group of Universidade Federal de ...

Review: nutrition in postmenopausal women

Posted September 9, 2022. Discussing current scientific evidence on the association of nutritional patterns with body composition and cardiovascular risk ...

Demand for contraceptives in Brazil and Mexico in post-pandemic times

Posted August 2, 2022 A study conducted by the INCT Hormona team aimed to analyze inequalities in demand for contraceptives ...

Scientific Update on Women’s Endocrine and Reproductive Health

Posted July 28, 2022 INCT Hormona has just updated the list of scientific articles produced by the Institute's research team ...

Cumulus cell evaluation in infertile patients with minimal or mild endometriosis

Posted June 22, 2022 A study conducted by the INCT Hormona team at the University of São Paulo (USP), in ...

miR-200b-3p overexpression and endometriosis

Posted May 24, 2022 A novel study conducted by the INCT Hormona team at the Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão ...

Endofeminina 2022

Posted April 12, 2022 Promoted by the Gynecological Endocrinology Unit and Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (Brazil), the 18th ...

SPEDM: The role of the endocrinologist in transgender medicine

Posted March16, 2022 The coordinator-general at INCT Hormona, Dr. Poli Mara Spritzer, was one of the renowned speakers presenting at ...

2022 Endofeminina is coming up

Posted February 15, 2022 The 18th edition of the Women’s Endocrinology Meeting (Encontro de Endocrinologia Feminina – Endofeminina) is almost ...

Review of data on women with PCOS in Latin America

Posted January 13, 2022 In order to provide an overview of the available evidence on the metabolic profile of Latin ...

INCT researchers among the greatest in the world

Posted January 7, 2022 Three INCT Hormona coordinators currently rank among the world’s leading experts in studies related to polycystic ...

Happy 2022 – Long Live Science

Posted December 29, 2021 Even with the Covid-19 pandemic, this year was plenty of work for the INCT Hormona team ...

Merry Christmas

Posted December 24, 2021 Time of rebirth, of hope, of renewing dreams. After all, it's time to celebrate life and ...

Difficulties in accessing assisted reproduction and fertility treatments in Brazil

Posted December 1st, 2021 A study conducted by the INCT Hormona team from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) ...

Impact of vascular liver disease on the menstrual cycle and metabolic status in premenopausal women

Posted October 25, 2021 A recent study, which was conducted with the collaboration of INCT Hormona, evaluated the impact on ...

Is trabecular bone score (TBS) a useful tool in primary hyperparathyroidism?

Posted September 23, 2021 A study conducted by the INCT Hormona team at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) ...

Sociodemographic comparison between copper and levonorgestrel (LNG-IUS) IUD users

Posted August 30, 2021 A study conducted by the INCT Hormona team at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) compared ...
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Endometriosis and stem cells: identification of reference genes

Posted July 22, 2021 A pioneering study, developed by the INCT Hormona team at the Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine ...

Acoustic measures of Brazilian transgender women’s voices

Posted July 14, 2021 A research conducted by the team working at the head office of INCT Hormona, in Hospital ...

2021 Online Endofeminina

Posted July 1st, 2021 Held in the 100% virtual format for the first time, 2021 Endofeminina gathered, for two days ...
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Stress levels and food choices

Posted June 4, 2021 Everyday stress levels may influence choices on the type of consumed foods, according to a study ...

Review on the Ang-1-7/ACE2 receptor/ACE2 system

Posted May 22, 2021 The INCT Hormona group, from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), conducted a general review with ...
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2021 Online Endofeminina

Posted May 3, 2021 After several meetings throughout 2020, the organization committee of Endofeminina decided to hold a completely virtual ...

Covid-19: uncertainties from conception to birth

Posted March 22, 2021 Amid the uncertainties about the impacts of Covid-19 on the health of pregnant women, fetuses, and ...

Sarcopenia in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Posted March 3, 2021 The aim of the study entitled "Sarcopenia in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study" ...

Obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in women with PCOS

Posted February 2, 2021 A study conducted by INCT Hormona group of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) investigated the ...

Uterine cervix anesthesia for placement of levonorgestrel-releasing IUD

Posted January 12, 2020 Fear of pain may be one of the factors that contribute for many women, especially those ...

Most influential scientists in the world

Posted January 4, 2021 The coordinator-general at INCT Hormona, Prof. Poli Mara Spritzer, PhD, and the coordinator at INTC Hormona ...

Obesity and health of women with PCOS

Posted December 16, 2020 Studies conducted by the INCT Hormona's team showed that high Body Mass Index (BMI) is, at ...

COMPORLab: Collaborative team promotes improvements in patients’ quality of life

Posted October 28, 2020 Scientific research is key for improving population's quality of life, since it provides information on the ...

Preterm infants and use of GH in children who evolve with short stature

Posted October 2nd, 2020 Data from the Brazilian Ministry of Health show that, in Brazil, approximately 10% of infants are ...

Vitamin D in postmenopausal women, older women, and women at risk for bone diseases

Posted September 3rd, 2020 Vitamin D is considered a worldwide public health problem, but its supplementation, specifically in postmenopausal women, ...

Risk factors for coronary artery calcification

Posted July 30, 2020 The analysis of the relationship between individual risk factors and Coronary Artery Calcification (CAC) as markers ...

Recommendations on assisted reproduction during pandemic

Posted July 21, 2020 Recently, the Brazilian National Surveillance Agency (Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária, Anvisa) issued a technical note ...

Dr. Rui Ferriani takes over as the director of FMRP

Posted July 16, 2020 The deputy coordinator of INCT, Professor Doctor Rui Alberto Ferriani, is the new director of Ribeirão ...

Contraception during COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted June 12, 2020 A warning from experts is calling the attention of the scientific community, due to difficulties of ...

Oncofertility in Developing Countries

Posted June 6, 2020 Thanks to medical advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment, overall survival rates in most young women ...

Vitamin D in the Different Stages of Women’s Lives

Posted May 26, 2020 Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent worldwide and is considered a public health problem. Despite its ...

Algorithm for Pregnancy and COVID-19

Posted May 12, 2020 Historically, pregnant women have been considered at increased risk of infectious respiratory diseases, as observed during ...

Endofeminina under Evaluation

Posted April 6, 2020 It is not necessary to describe what is happening worldwide due to the new Coronavirus pandemic ...

The New Coronavirus

Posted April 6, 2020 Worldwide attention is focused on the new Coronavirus (COVID-19). This disease is triggered by a pathogen ...

Brazilian female scientist joins the new AE-PCOS board of directors

Posted March 16, 2020 The Androgen Excess and PCOS Society (AE-PCOS) is an international scientific society that studies, promotes, and ...

17th Endofeminina will take place in early June

Posted March 16, 2020 The first great novelty of Endofeminina can already be announced. The presence of Dra. Anne Gompel, ...

Intrauterine devices and the myth of their unsafeness

Posted February 21, 2020 A study conducted by the Centro INCT Hormona at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) points out ...

Sperm lipid profile may shed light on male infertility

Posted December 3, 2019 By classifying characteristics of male reproductive cell, researchers expect to foster the development of new tests ...

Study shows how the brain behaves after gender-affirming surgery in transgender women

Posted September 30, 2019 MRI scans from patients undergoing surgery and hormone treatment show brain adaptations that may be related ...

An interview with Professor Carolina Sales Vieira, INCT Hormona investigator at the University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto

Posted August 13, 2019 Professor Vieira, the lead author of the study “Timing of postpartum etonogestrel-releasing implant insertion and bleeding ...

INCT Hormona Presents Evidence on Fertility Preservation in Patients with Breast Cancer

Posted 6/17/2019 Hormone treatment before chemotherapy is associated with good outcomes for prevention of ovarian failure The use of gonadotropin-releasing ...

Endofeminina Presents Scientific Advances for Women’s Health

Posted 6/15/2019 Now in its 16th year, the event welcomes 160 participants for symposiums in Porto Alegre In her opening ...

Investigators from Brazil and France advance their cooperation for research on women’s health

Posted May 27, 2019 Cooperation involved activities carried out from March to May and should result in articles providing new ...

Study Addresses Implications of Hypertension in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Posted 5/20/2019 Data published in the latest issue of the journal Fertility and Sterility, which also devoted an editorial to ...

Registration Now Open for the 16th Women’s Endocrinology Meeting

Posted May 9, 2019 Scientific and clinical advances to be discussed at event on June 14–15 at the Plaza São ...

INCTs Discuss Strategies to Boost Scientific Outreach to Society

Posted April 4, 2019 Establishing a communication channel to cooperate on outreach activities, exchanging links among existing media, and creating ...

Study Suggests Adoption of the Mediterranean Diet is a Protective Factor Against Osteoporosis

Posted April 23, 2019 Adopting the so-called Mediterranean diet, a set of eating habits that in recent years has been ...

Researchers Investigate a More Effective Technique for Preserving Ovarian Tissue

Posted March 13, 2019 The technique is indicated for patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy, treatments that can cause infertility ...

SBEM Awards José Dantas Prize to the Coordinator of INCT Hormona

Posted February 8, 2019 During the 33rd Brazilian Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolism, held in August 2018 in Belo Horizonte, ...

France–Brazil Cooperative Study Assesses Treatments for Endometriosis

Posted February 6, 2019 A comparison between drugs used for the treatment of endometriosis, by observing the effects of these ...

Coordinator of INCT Hormona Awarded Title of “Maestra” by ALEG

Posted January 21, 2019 The general coordinator of the National Institute of Science and Technology in Hormones and Women’s Health ...