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Magnetic Brain Stimulation Causes Weight Loss by Making Gut Bacteria Healthier

A new study finds that a noninvasive electromagnetic brain stimulation technique helps obese people lose weight, partly by changing the composition of their intestinal bacteria—the so-called gut microbiota. Results of the technique, called deep tra...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017

Embargo expired on 03-Apr-2017 at 11:00 ET


Program Equips Rural Primary Care Providers to Manage Complex Diabetes

Primary care providers (PCPs) and community health workers in rural areas of New Mexico gained confidence in in their ability to manage patients with complex diabetes by participating in a videoconferencing educational program led by diabetes special...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017

Embargo expired on 03-Apr-2017 at 11:00 ET


Low-Calorie Sweeteners Promote Fat Accumulation in Human Fat

Low-calorie, artificial sweeteners appear to play havoc with the body’s metabolism, and large consumption of these sugar substitutes could promote fat accumulation, especially in people who are already obese, preliminary research suggests. The stud...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017

Embargo expired on 03-Apr-2017 at 11:15 ET


Freelance Reporter Receives Endocrine Society Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

Lindsey Konkel, a New Jersey-based freelance reporter, received the Endocrine Society’s annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, the Society announced today.

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017


High-Fat Diet During Pregnancy Compromises Offspring’s Lung Health

Women who follow a high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase their children’s risk for asthma. A mouse study by Oregon Health and Science University researchers suggests that consistent consumption of fat-laden foods may change the immune respons...

– American Physiological Society (APS)


ENDO 2017 News Conferences to Feature Obesity/Diabetes Technologies, Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, Thyroid and Men’s Health Research

News conferences will explore the latest research advances in obesity and diabetes technologies, thyroid conditions, men’s health and endocrine-disrupting chemicals at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society’s 99th Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting wil...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017


Bullies and Their Victims Obsessed with Weight-Loss

School bullies and their victims are more obsessed with weight-loss than anyone else, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

– University of Warwick

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity


New Study: Aggressive Breast Cancer Grows Faster in Obese Environment

In an abstract that will be presented at a poster session to be held from 1 to 5 p.m. April 3 at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2017, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers will report their preliminary fi...

– University of North Carolina Health Care System

AACR Annual Meeting, April-2017


Early-Life BPA Exposure Reprograms Gene Expression Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

Exposure during infancy to the common plasticizer bisphenol A (BPA) “hijacks” and reprograms genes in the liver of newborn rats, leading to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adulthood. A new study has found how this process occurs, and ...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017

Embargo expired on 01-Apr-2017 at 10:00 ET


Internet Crystal Ball Can Predict Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes, Study Finds

An online calculator predicts people's risk for heart disease and diabetes more accurately than traditional methods, a large study has found. Creators hope it will prompt patients to make lifestyle changes that would spare them the suffering and expe...

– University of Virginia Health System

R01HL120960; Journal of the American College of Cardiology


Society for Nutrition and Behavior to Host 50th Annual Conference in Washington, DC

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) will host its 2017 Annual Conference at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC from July 20-24. The premier gathering for nutrition education professionals worldwide, the Annual Conference allows att...

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior


NewYork-Presbyterian to Phase Out Sugar-Sweetened Beverages With Healthy Beverage Initiative

NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations, is phasing out the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages through its new Healthy Beverage Initiative.

– New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Embargo expired on 03-Apr-2017 at 06:00 ET


Endocrine Society Joins March for Science

The Endocrine Society is proudly partnering with the March for Science, which will bring together more than 100 scientific organizations on Saturday, April 22 to celebrate science and rally public support for publicly funded research.

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017


Can Childhood Obesity be Prevented Before Conception?

A Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and MetroHealth System researcher, along with Cleveland Clinic’s director of metabolic research, have received federal funding to determine if childhood obesity can be prevented before women beco...

– Case Western Reserve University

Embargo expired on 29-Mar-2017 at 05:00 ET


Endocrine Society and Medscape Partner to Bring Endocrine Expertise to Clinicians Worldwide

The Endocrine Society and Medscape announced today a new partnership that brings together the Society’s expertise and Medscape’s innovative, peer-to-peer digital platforms and award-winning content to provide clinicians with the latest guidance a...

– Endocrine Society

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