RETURN TO LIVE WEBCASTS


1. Saturday, March 17 Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals

Researchers delve into bisphenol A's impact on the developing brain during pregnancy, declining sperm counts linked to exposure to a plastic additive, and how essential oil use may be linked to abnormal breast growth in young boys.

2. Sunday, March 18 – Reproductive Health

Studies highlight a stem cell therapy to treat premature menopause, the link between sperm count and overall health, and efforts to create a male birth control pill.

3. Sunday, March 18 - Diet

Researchers explain how eating a high-energy breakfast may promote weight loss, low-calorie sweeteners can raise the risk of developing diabetes, the Mediterranean diet benefits older women's bone health, and e-cigarettes lead to an accumulation of fat in the liver.

4. Monday, March 19 - Obesity

This session examines why children who have obesity and struggle with impulse control may respond well to weight loss treatment and why bariatric surgery can reverse diabetes.

5. Monday, March 19 - Diabetes

This press conference explores efforts to reverse diabetes with implanted beta cells, the development of a wearable patch to detect dangerous episodes of low blood sugar called hypoglycemia, and the effectiveness of a hybrid closed-loop system for managing type 1 diabetes in children.