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Experts Recommend Tumor Removal as First-Line Treatment for Acromegaly

The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for the diagnosis and treatment of acromegaly, a rare condition caused by excess growth hormone in the blood.
30-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Scientists Examine Health Threats Posed by Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

International experts will share the latest scientific findings on the dangers posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the environment, foods and manufactured products during the Endocrine Society’s Science Writers Conference in Brussels...
21-Oct-2014 4:00 AM EDT

Resveratrol Boosts Spinal Bone Density in Men with Metabolic Syndrome

Resveratrol, a natural compound found in red wine and grapes, increased spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome and could hold promise as a treatment for osteoporosis, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s...
14-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Diabetic Men with Low Testosterone Run Higher Risk of Developing Atherosclerosis

Men who have low testosterone and Type 2 diabetes face a greater risk of developing atherosclerosis – a condition where plaque builds up in the arteries – than men who have diabetes and normal testosterone levels, according to a new study...
14-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Alter Thyroid Hormone Activity During Pregnancy

A new study in human placenta provides the strongest evidence to date that Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) can interfere with thyroid hormone action in pregnant women. The implication is that flame retardant chemicals called polychlorinated...
6-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Cold Exposure Prompts Body to Convert White Fat to Calorie-Burning Beige Fat

Exposure to cold temperatures can convert white fat tissue from the thighs and belly to beige fat that burns calories for heat, but this biological response is hampered in obese people, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s...
7-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Endocrine Society Applauds USPSTF for Type 2 Diabetes Screening Recommendations

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) posted yesterday a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening for abnormal glucose and Type 2 diabetes mellitus. The task force recommended screening for abnormal glucose...
7-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Testosterone Promotes Prostate Cancer in Rats

A researcher who found that testosterone raised the risk of prostate tumors and exacerbated the effects of carcinogenic chemical exposure in rats is urging caution in prescribing testosterone therapy to men who have not been diagnosed with...
7-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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

Endocrine Society Expert Can Provide Perspective on Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, Joint UN-WHO Report

19-Feb-2013 12:00 PM EST

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