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Brain Benefits From Weight Loss Following Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery can curb alterations in brain activity associated with obesity and improve cognitive function involved in planning, strategizing and organizing, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical...
22-Aug-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Reduced Testosterone Tied to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Exposure

Men, women and children exposed to high levels of phthalates - endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in plastics and some personal care products – tended to have reduced levels of testosterone in their blood compared to those with lower chemical...
13-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Vitamin D Deficiency May Reduce Pregnancy Rate in Women Undergoing IVF

Women with a vitamin D deficiency were nearly half as likely to conceive through in vitro fertilization (IVF) as women who had sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical...
13-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Endocrine Reviews is Top-Ranked Journal in the Category of “Endocrinology & Metabolism”

In Thomson Reuters' recently released annual Journal Citation Report (JCR) for 2013, Endocrine Reviews ranked first in Impact Factor among the 123 journals in the “Endocrinology & Metabolism” category.
6-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Brain Response to Appetizing Food Cues Varies among Obese People

People who have the most common genetic mutation linked to obesity respond differently to pictures of appetizing foods than overweight or obese people who do not have the genetic mutation, according to a new study published in the Endocrine...
30-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

New Toolkits Ease the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care

The new Transitions of Care initiative spearheaded by the Endocrine Society provides interactive toolkits to help young adults who have hormone conditions navigate the shift from a pediatric to an adult health care team. The Society partnered with...
29-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

High-Salt Diet Doubles Threat of Cardiovascular Disease in People with Diabetes

People with Type 2 diabetes who eat a diet high in salt face twice the risk of developing cardiovascular disease as those who consume less sodium, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...
18-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Vitamin D Deficiency Raises Risk of Schizophrenia Diagnosis

Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...
18-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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