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Air Pollution Exposure May Raise Heart Disease Risk

Exposure to air pollution can worsen blood sugar levels, cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease, particularly in people with diabetes, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...
20-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Hormone Levels Linked to Obesity in Teens

Obese teenagers already show signs of hormonal differences from normal-weight peers that may make them prone to weight gain, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
20-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society Experts Call for Expanded Screening for Primary Aldosteronism

The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline calling on physicians to ramp up screening for primary aldosteronism, a common cause of high blood pressure.
26-Apr-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Liraglutide May Help Nondiabetic Overweight and Obese Adults Lose Weight and Lower Risks

For people with prediabetes who are overweight or obese, adding 3.0 mg of liraglutide for three years to a diet and exercise plan may lead to major health improvements, new industry-sponsored research suggests. The results will be presented Monday,...
2-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society Unveils Plans for Open-Access Journal

This fall, the Endocrine Society will launch its first open-access journal to speed the process of sharing endocrine research breakthroughs with scientists, health care providers and the public, the Society announced at its annual meeting.
4-Apr-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Salmonella-Based Oral Vaccine a Promising Therapy for Preventing Type 1 Diabetes

A combined vaccine therapy including live Salmonella is a safe and effective way to prevent diabetes in mice and may point to future human therapies, a new study finds. The results will be on Sunday, April 3, at ENDO 2016, the annual meeting of the...
2-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Childhood Antibiotics May Change Gut Microbes and Lead to Adolescent Prediabetes

Young children who take antibiotics may disrupt their gut’s microbial ecosystem and be more likely to develop prediabetes in adolescence, new research from Greece reports. The study results will be presented in a poster Sunday, April 3, at ENDO...
2-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Aromatase Inhibitors Plus Growth Hormone May Help Short Adolescent Boys Grow Taller

Aromatase inhibitors, when used for up to three years in combination with growth hormone, may effectively and safely help very short adolescent boys grow taller, new research suggests. The study results will be presented Sunday, April 3, at ENDO...
2-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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