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Vitamin D Deficiency Contributes to Poor Mobility Among Severely Obese People

Among severely obese people, vitamin D may make the difference between an active and a more sedentary lifestyle, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).
4/11/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Osteoporosis Risk Heightened Among Sleep Apnea Patients

A diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea may raise the risk of osteoporosis, particularly among women or older individuals, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).
4/11/2014 1:15 PM EDT

Robertson Named Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

R. Paul Robertson, MD, President Emeritus and Principal Scientist of the Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute in Seattle, WA, has been named editor-in-chief of the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).
4/9/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Endocrine Society Urges House Appropriations Committee to Fund NIH for $32 Billion in 2015

Endocrine Society President Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, today submitted written testimony to the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services recommending that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) receive at...
3/26/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Life Expectancy Gains Elude Overweight Teens

Although people live longer today than they did 50 years ago, people who were overweight and obese as teenagers aren’t experiencing the same gains as other segments of the population, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s...
3/26/2014 9:15 AM EDT

News Media Registration Open for ICE/ENDO 2014: June Event Expected to be World’s Largest Endocrine Meeting

Members of the media can now register to attend what is shaping up to be the world’s largest endocrine meeting. The joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society – ICE/ENDO 2014 – will be held in...
3/25/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Standard IVF Medication Dose Less Effective in Obese Women

Obese women may need a different dose of medication than normal weight women in order to successfully have their eggs harvested for in vitro fertilization (IVF), according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical...
3/18/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Childhood Abuse May Impair Weight-Regulating Hormones

Childhood abuse or neglect can lead to long-term hormone impairment that raises the risk of developing obesity, diabetes or other metabolic disorders in adulthood, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical...
3/18/2014 10:00 AM EDT

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