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Endocrine Society Awards Inaugural Baxter Prize to Women’s Health Entrepreneur

French physician and researcher André Ulmann, M.D., Ph.D., won the Endocrine Society’s first-ever John D. Baxter Prize for Entrepreneurship for his advances in women’s health and rare endocrine conditions, the Society announced today.
17-Mar-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Experts Issue Recommendations to Improve Testosterone Prescribing Practices

New scientific evidence has strengthened the case for reserving testosterone therapy for well-documented cases of hypogonadism, a condition where the body does not produce enough testosterone, Endocrine Society experts concluded in an updated...
17-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Roux-en-Y Surgery Linked with More Non-Vertebral Fractures Than Adjustable Gastric Banding

Patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery may be at greater risk for non-vertebral fracture than those having adjustable gastric banding (AGB), a new population-based study reports. The results will be presented on Saturday, March...
15-Mar-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ENDO 2018 News Conferences to Feature Breakthroughs in Diabetes, Obesity, Diet, Reproductive Health and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Exposure

Researchers will explore efforts to develop a male birth control pill, the link between e-cigarettes and fat accumulation, and other emerging science during news conferences at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th Annual Meeting & Expo. The...
12-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Experts Issue Recommendations to Manage Unwanted Hair Growth in Women

All women who have unwanted dark, course hair growing on the face, chest or back should undergo testing for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and other underlying health problems, Endocrine Society experts concluded in an updated Clinical Practice...
7-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Finds Little Difference Among Diet Plans’ Long-Term Effectiveness

Whether you pick low-carb, low fat or another diet plan, scientific research indicates each can help some people achieve modest long-term weight loss with potential improvement in health risks, according to the Scientific Statement the Endocrine...
6-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Low Blood Sugar Poses Unaddressed Threat to People with Type 2 Diabetes

New research from the Endocrine Society and Avalere Health finds that clinicians lack the resources to identify, assess and manage patients who are at a high risk of developing hypoglycemia, or episodes of dangerously low blood sugar.
5-Mar-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Diabetes Drug Use During Pregnancy Linked to Child’s Weight

When women take the common diabetes medication metformin during pregnancy, it may put their children at increased risk of having obesity or overweight.
23-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Although it can be a struggle to make sense of competing claims, scientific research indicates that a number of dieting approaches can help people reach and maintain a goal weight through slow and steady weight loss.
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