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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...
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Particulate air pollution linked with reduced sperm production in mice

Exposure to tiny air pollution particles may lead to reduced sperm production, suggests new research in mice to be presented Monday, March 25 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.
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BPA exposure during pregnancy can alter circadian rhythms

Exposure to the widely used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy, even at levels lower than the regulated “safe” human exposure level, can lead to changes in circadian rhythms, according to a mice study to be presented Monday at ENDO...
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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...
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Genetic Rickets Improves More with Burosumab Than Standard Care, Study Finds

Burosumab, a new injectable medicine to treat X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH), an inherited form of rickets, demonstrates superior improvements in rickets and other outcomes compared with conventional therapy in an international, phase 3 clinical...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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Aretha Franklin's Death Raises Awareness Around Endocrine Cancer, Treatment Options

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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.
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Poor Sleep Schedule Can Affect Hormone Health

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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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