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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

Testosterone Nasal Gel Works Best at Three Doses a Day, Study Finds

A new testosterone nasal gel raises men’s low testosterone levels to normal, with few side effects, according to the results of a phase 3 clinical trial to be presented Saturday at the Endocrine Society’s 97th annual meeting in San Diego.
7-Mar-2015 7:05 PM EST

Female Fetuses Exposed to Tobacco Smoke May Have Increased Diabetes Risk in Middle Age

A fetus exposed to tobacco smoke may be at increased risk for diabetes in adulthood, a new study of adult daughters finds. The results will be presented in a poster Saturday, March 7, at ENDO 2015, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in San...
7-Mar-2015 6:05 PM EST

San Diego Clinic Finds High Need for Treatment of Transgender Youth

A new study has confirmed that transgender youth often have mental health problems and that their depression and anxiety improve greatly with recognition and treatment of gender dysphoria. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine...
7-Mar-2015 6:05 PM EST

Men’s Heart Disease Risk Linked to High Testosterone and Low Estrogen

Why men have more heart disease than premenopausal women has been unclear, but a new study shows that the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen alter cardiovascular risk factors in a way that raises a man’s risk of heart disease. Results of the...
7-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EST

Decreased Sexual Activity and Desire May Lead to Decline in Serum Testosterone in Older Men

In older men, decreased sexual activity and desire, not erectile dysfunction, may cause serum testosterone to decline, a new study from Australia finds. The results will be presented Saturday March 7, at ENDO 2015, the annual meeting of the...
7-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EST

Liraglutide May Help Overweight and Obese Adults Lose Weight Safely and Effectively

A recent study found that patients who received liraglutide 3.0 mg, combined with fewer calories and more physical activity, were more than twice as likely to achieve at least that level of weight loss, compared to patients on placebo who made...
7-Mar-2015 5:05 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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