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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Suppress the Body’s Stress Response

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain, but diet beverages sweetened with aspartame do not have the same effect, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal...
16-Apr-2015 1:00 PM EDT

Osteoporosis Diagnosis Contributes to Hearing Loss Risk

People who have osteoporosis face a 1.76-fold higher risk of developing sudden deafness than those who do not have the bone disease, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
16-Apr-2015 1:00 PM EDT

Pesticide Exposure Contributes to Heightened Risk of Heart Disease

Pesticide exposure, not obesity alone, can contribute to increased cardiovascular disease risk and inflammation in premenopausal women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
6-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Night Owls Face Greater Risk of Developing Diabetes than Early Risers

Night owls are more likely to develop diabetes, metabolic syndrome and sarcopenia than early risers, even when they get the same amount of sleep, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...
27-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

BPA Exposure during Pregnancy Linked to Mothers’ Future Diabetes Risk

Exposure to the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A during pregnancy may raise a mother’s susceptibility to weight gain and diabetes later in life, according to a new animal study published in the Endocrine Society’s journal Endocrinology.
27-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Endocrine Experts Support Screening for Thyroid Dysfunction in Pregnant Women

On March 24, The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a final recommendation statement on screening for thyroid dysfunction, concluding that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening...
26-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Advanced Thyroid Cancer Responds to Targeted Therapy with Sunitinib

In patients with advanced thyroid cancer, sunitinib, a drug approved for treatment of several other cancers, showed significant cancer-fighting activity t, a new phase 2 clinical trial has found. Results of the single-center study will be presented...
8-Mar-2015 12:30 PM EDT

Sleep Apnea Is Common in Women with Pregnancy Diabetes

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is prevalent in obese, pregnant Asian women with gestational diabetes, even when their diabetes is controlled by diet, a new study from Thailand finds. Study results, which also connect the severity of sleep disordered...
7-Mar-2015 7:05 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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