NEWS

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Oncofertility in Developing Countries

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

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

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