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Endocrine Society Condemns Administration Rule That Would Weaken Healthcare Protections for Transgender People

The Endocrine Society expressed major opposition to a rule proposed today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that would jeopardize transgender individuals’ access to healthcare.
24-May-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society Congratulates 2019 Early Investigators Award Winners

The Endocrine Society has selected five recipients for its Early Investigators Awards.
8-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients with diabetes are 40 percent more likely to be readmitted to the hospital

Patients with diabetes and low blood glucose have higher rates of death following hospital discharge, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
29-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Disorders of sexual development may be more common in newborns than previously thought

Ambiguous genitalia in newborns may be more common than previously thought, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of the Endocrine Society.
22-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society commends European Parliament’s resolution addressing endocrine-disrupting chemicals

The Endocrine Society praised the European Parliament’s resolution calling for greater European Union action to regulate endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that pose a serious threat to the health of current and future generations.
18-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society holds first-ever Latin American Leadership Academy at ENDO 2019

Through partnerships with Sanofi Argentina, Sanofi Chile, Sanofi Colombia, Sanofi Pacific and Caribbean, Sanofi Peru and Sanofi Uruguay, the Endocrine Society hosted its first Latin American (LATAM) Leadership Academy. Sixty-two clinicians from over...
15-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Endocrine Society expert to testify before congressional committee about need for insulin affordability

Endocrine Society member and diabetes expert Alvin C. Powers, MD, will testify before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Tuesday about the rising cost of insulin and the challenges this poses for individuals...
1-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Annovera birth control vaginal ring effectively prevents unwanted pregnancy, research finds

A recently approved contraceptive vaginal ring—the first that can be used for an entire year—is a highly effective birth control method, according to clinical trial data that will be presented Tuesday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s...
20-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Aretha Franklin's Death Raises Awareness Around Endocrine Cancer, Treatment Options

17-Aug-2018 11:55 AM EDT

Endocrine Society launches podcast spotlighting breakthroughs in hormone science

International experts delve into the latest advances in hormone research and clinical care on the Endocrine Society’s new podcast, which launches today.
5-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Using Science to Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

21-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

Trump’s Ban on Transgender People in Military Puts Spotlight on Transgender Health

27-Jul-2017 12:30 PM EDT

Jenner Interview Raises Awareness of Transgender Health Treatments, Challenges

25-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

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

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Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers. The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions.

The Society, which is celebrating its centennial in 2016, has more than 18,000 members, including scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org and our centennial site at www.escentennial.org. Follow us on Twitter at @TheEndoSociety and @EndoMedia.

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