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Time-restricted eating may help prevent breast cancer, mouse study suggests

Changing when you eat rather than what you eat may prove to be a dietary intervention against breast cancer, suggests a new mouse study to be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, Mar-2019

Embargo expired on 25-Mar-2019 at 09:00 ET


Experimental Drug Reverses High Cholesterol, Obesity-Related Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Animals

Scientists have discovered a novel molecular pathway for an enzyme inhibitor in humans that plays a direct role in the development of high cholesterol and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, which they then were able to reverse in mice with an investig...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, March 23-26

Embargo expired on 25-Mar-2019 at 12:00 ET


Automated Drug Delivery System Combats Low Blood Sugar After Weight-Loss Surgery

A new automated drug delivery system can help prevent dangerously low blood sugar in patients who have undergone weight-loss surgery, according to a study to be presented Monday, March 25 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New ...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, March 23-26

Embargo expired on 25-Mar-2019 at 12:00 ET


Testosterone Can Help Men with Hypogonadism Lose Weight, Keep It Off

Long-term testosterone therapy can help men with hypogonadism lose weight and maintain their weight loss, researchers from Germany and the United States report. Ten-year results of the ongoing study will be presented Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrin...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019

embargoed until 25-Mar-2019, 14:00 ET


Study: Low-carb diet provides relief from knee osteoarthritis

A change in diet can reduce the intense pain caused by knee osteoarthritis, the most prominent form of arthritis, according to research findings published this week in the journal Pain Medicine. A study conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmi...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Pain Medicine


Removal of ‘zombie cells’ alleviates causes of diabetes in obese mice

Mayo Clinic researchers and their collaborators have shown that when senescent cells — also known as “zombie cells” — are removed from fat tissue in obese mice, severity of diabetes and a range of its causes or consequences decline or disappe...

– Mayo Clinic

Aging Cell


Adipose hormone may play role in obesity-related asthma

New research suggests a hormone released from fat tissue is critical in the development of obesity-related asthma and may be a target of future treatments for the disease. The findings will be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine ...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, Mar-2019

Embargo expired on 24-Mar-2019 at 11:00 ET


Investigational Obesity Drug, Oxytocin, Weakens Brain’s Reward Signals for Food

The hormone oxytocin reduces the communication between different brain areas involved in the cognitive, sensory and emotional processing of food cues that people with obesity demonstrate when they look at high-calorie foods, according to research bei...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, Mar-2019

Embargo expired on 24-Mar-2019 at 11:00 ET


Exposure to HIV Virus, Treatment Before Birth Linked to Obesity Later in Life

Teens and young adults who were exposed to HIV and antiretroviral therapy before birth but are HIV-negative themselves are at increased risk of obesity and asthma-like symptoms, according to research to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, t...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, Mar-2019

Embargo expired on 24-Mar-2019 at 11:00 ET


Screen Time Plus Snacking a Risk for Metabolic Disorder in Teens

Teens who sit for hours watching TV, using the computer or playing video games while eating unhealthy snacks are at increased risk for a group of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, according to research to be presented Monday, March 25 at E...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, Mar-2019

Embargo expired on 24-Mar-2019 at 11:00 ET


Chemicals in Household Dust May Promote Fat Cell Development

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals present in household dust promote the development of fat cells in a cell model and could contribute to increased growth in children relative to their age, according to research to be presented Monday, March 25 at ENDO 2...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, Mar-2019

Embargo expired on 24-Mar-2019 at 12:30 ET


Females Respond Poorly to Ketogenic Weight Loss Diet in an Animal Model

The ketogenic diet recently has been touted for weight loss and improving blood sugar control, but a new study finds that females fail to show these metabolic benefits on this high-fat, very low-carbohydrate diet. Results of the animal study will be ...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, March 23-26

Embargo expired on 24-Mar-2019 at 12:00 ET


Obesity speeds up the start of puberty in boys, study finds

Girls are not the only ones who go through puberty early if they have obesity. Boys with obesity enter puberty at an earlier age than average, according to a study that will be presented Sunday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting i...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, March 23-26

Embargo expired on 24-Mar-2019 at 14:00 ET


Improved PCOS symptoms correlate with gut bacterial composition

Symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) improved with exposure to healthy bacteria in the gut, according to a study in a mouse model of this common women’s endocrine disorder. The study results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocr...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, Mar-2019

Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2019 at 12:00 ET


CPAP Machine Improves Weight Loss in Dieting Adults with Obesity, Sleep Apnea

When trying to lose weight by cutting calories, people who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in addition to obesity can lose more weight if they treat their sleep disorder with an overnight CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure, machine. This...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019

Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2019 at 14:00 ET


For Migraine Sufferers with Obesity, Losing Weight Can Decrease Headaches

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers from Italy and the United States report. The results of their meta-analysis will be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endo...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, March 23-26

Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2019 at 14:00 ET


Obesity may play role in reproductive problems in women with type 1 diabetes

Obesity may play a role in reproductive problems in women with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, March 23-26

Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2019 at 14:00 ET


Eating later in the day may be associated with obesity

Eating later in the day may contribute to weight gain, according to a new study to be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, March 23-26

Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2019 at 14:00 ET


Obese Mouse Mothers Trigger Heart Problems in Offspring

Mitochondria manufacture energy in every cell of the body, including heart muscle cells. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that cardiac mitochondria are abnormal in the offspring of mouse mothers that become...

– Washington University in St. Louis

American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, Mar-2019; P30DK056341; F32HL140848; R01HD083895; R01HL143431

Embargo expired on 22-Mar-2019 at 13:00 ET


Generic Weight-Loss Drug May Be Safe and Effective for Long-term Treatment

An inexpensive weight-loss drug approved 60 years ago for only short-term use also may be safe and effective for longer-term treatment, according to a study conducted by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Health and the Patient Outcomes Research to A...

– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Obesity, March-2019


Endocrine Society praises European Parliament report’s call to regulate endocrine-disrupting chemicals

The Endocrine Society applauded the European Parliament’s release of a report demonstrating that endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) pose a serious threat to the health of current and future generations and illustrating the need for additional ac...

– Endocrine Society


Endocrine Society hires experienced executive as Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer

The Endocrine Society has hired Michel Y. Farhat, Ph.D.—a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry—to serve as its Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer.

– Endocrine Society


ENDO 2019 adds news conference on emerging issues in reproductive health

Researchers will explore a second potential male birth control pill, sperm production recovery after performance-enhancing drug abuse, and other emerging research on reproductive health during a news conference on Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine S...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2019, March 23-26


Doctor/Chef Robert Graham Provides Tips for a Sustainable and Healthy Lifestyle

Doctor/Chef Robert Graham held a session at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show on, “FRESH Food Tips for a Sustainable and Healthy Lifestyle, One Meal at a Time.”

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– Monday Campaigns


Cardiovascular Screenings Uncover Two Cases of Diabetes And Significant Levels of High Cholesterol in Middle Schoolers

A pilot study of 45 middle school kids shows that more than a third of those screened had abnormal levels of blood sugar or high cholesterol. Two had blood sugar levels (HbA1c) in the diabetes range.

– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The Journal of Pediatrics

Embargo expired on 15-Mar-2019 at 00:05 ET


More Vitamin D May Improve Memory But Too Much May Slow Reaction Time

How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that overweight and obese older women who took more than three times the recommended daily dose of vitamin D...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The Journals of Gerontology: Series A; Rutgers Today


Green tea cuts obesity, health risks in mice

Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study.

– Ohio State University

Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

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