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Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Costs EU Billions Annually

Human exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) likely contributes to a number of diseases and health conditions in the EU, with costs estimated between €150-260 billion per year (1.2-2.0% of Gross Domestic Product), according to a new...
26-Feb-2015 4:00 AM EST

Endocrine Society Honors 2015 Helmsley Award Winners

The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 22 winners of the Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Awards in Type 1 Diabetes.
25-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Endocrine Society Announces ENDO 2015 News Conference, Webcast Schedule

Breakthroughs and the latest research advances in endocrine-disrupting chemicals, nutrition, obesity, thyroid conditions and aging will be showcased in a series of press conferences at ENDO 2015, the Endocrine Society’s 97th Annual Meeting & Expo.
24-Feb-2015 8:40 AM EST

Interventions Lower Diabetes Risk in Women who had Gestational Diabetes

Women with a history of gestational diabetes face a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes for years after giving birth, but intensive lifestyle intervention or a medication regimen can have a protective effect in this population, according...
18-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked More Closely to Diabetes than Obesity

People who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
19-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Congressional Briefing Explores Biological Sex Differences in Medical Research

The Endocrine Society and Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®) are co-sponsoring a Congressional briefing on February 17 that will focus on the importance of including female subjects in both preclinical and clinical biomedical research,...
12-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Napping Reverses Health Effects of Poor Sleep

A short nap can help relieve stress and bolster the immune systems of men who slept only two hours the previous night, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
6-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Low Childhood Vitamin D Linked to Adult Atherosclerosis

Low levels of 25-OH vitamin D in childhood were associated with subclinical atherosclerosis over 25 years later in adulthood, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
6-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Early Menopause One of Many Associations

2-Feb-2015 9:40 AM EST

Weight Loss Expert Can Discuss Science, Safety of Fad Diets

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.
16-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Poor Sleep Schedule Can Affect Hormone Health

27-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Nighttime Light Exposure Suspected Factor in Soaring Obesity Rate

27-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Endocrine Society Expert Can Provide Perspective on Potential Overdiagnosis of Thyroid Cancer

24-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

The Science of Sex: An Endocrine Society Webinar for Media

The Endocrine Society will be holding a 45-minute webinar exclusively for journalists to discuss the key hormones that play a role in love and lust.
23-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Endocrine Society Spokesman Can Provide Perspective on Performance-Enhancing Drug Use Alleged In MLB Suspensions

5-Aug-2013 3:30 PM EDT

Endocrine Society Expert Can Provide Perspective on USPSTF Recommendations on Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Fractures

28-Feb-2013 8:00 AM EST

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