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Endocrine Society Tells FDA Testosterone Therapy Should Only Be for Men with Hypogonadism

The Endocrine Society testified today at a meeting of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discussing the appropriate population for testosterone replacement therapy and the potential for adverse cardiovascular outcomes associated with its use....
17-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Diverse Gut Bacteria Associated with Favorable Ratio of Estrogen Metabolites

Postmenopausal women with diverse gut bacteria exhibit a more favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites, which is associated with reduced risk for breast cancer, compared to women with less microbial variation, according to a new study published in...
9-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Policy Summit Examines Impact of ACA on People with Diabetes

Diabetes experts, policymakers and patient advocates will gather to discuss how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is affecting people with diabetes at the Endocrine Society’s policy summit.
2-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

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

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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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