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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

New Report Documents Devastating Impacts of Deep Cuts to Public Health

As part of the Coalition for Health Funding (CHF), which represents more than 90 public health advocacy organizations, the Society released a new report documenting the dire consequences of Congress’s deep cuts to public health programs in recent...
15-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

More Magazine Freelance Writer Receives Endocrine Society Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

Freelance journalist Cathryn Jakobson Ramin received the Endocrine Society’s annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, the Society announced today.
24-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery May Reduce Heart Disease Risk for Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Obese patients with Type 2 diabetes who don't have excessive surgical risk may find that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery can help them reduce their risk of heart disease, a new clinical trial shows. The results were presented Tuesday at...
24-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Sleep, Mood Improves after Substantial Weight Loss

Obese adults who lose at least 5 percent of their body weight report that they sleep better and longer after six months of weight loss, according to a new study. The results were presented Tuesday at the joint meeting of the International Society of...
24-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Quick, Easy, Inexpensive Cortisol Testing Should Soon Be Available on All Smartphones

Researchers have developed a device that uses any smartphone to measure the cortisol concentration in saliva. The device was presented Tuesday, June 24, at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the...
24-Jun-2014 10:30 AM EDT

New Transdermal SARM Drug for Muscle-wasting Offers Hope for Older Cancer Patients

Muscle wasting that occurs as a result of cancer negatively impacts the well-being and recovery prospects of millions of patients, particularly the rapidly-growing elderly populations in Western societies. Drugs called selective androgen receptor...
24-Jun-2014 10:30 AM EDT

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