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Latest Endocrine Society Stories

2013-04-17 17:26:00

Reminding primary care doctors to test at-risk patients for osteoporosis can prevent fractures and reduce health care costs.

2013-03-08 00:56:58

Chinese women are less likely to develop cardiovascular disease if they have their first menstrual cycle or enter menopause later than their peers.

2013-03-08 00:55:25

Women who were diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy face a significantly higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the future.

2013-02-12 11:55:09

African-American women battling vitamin D deficiencies need the same dose as Caucasian women to treat the condition.

2013-02-12 11:38:40

Long a source of sibling rivalry, birth order may raise the risk of first-born children developing diabetes or high blood pressure.

2013-02-12 11:36:15

Even after successful treatment, patients with Cushing's disease who were older when diagnosed or had prolonged exposure to excess cortisol face a greater risk of dying or developing cardiovascular disease.

2013-02-12 10:55:36

Women with a high concentration of anti-Müllerian hormone stand a better chance of giving birth after in vitro fertilization.

2012-08-16 00:48:28

A study to be published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) shows consumption of a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil for two years is associated with increased serum osteocalcin concentrations, suggesting a protective effect on bone.

2012-08-16 00:47:00

A study to be published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) suggests that physical activity for premenopausal women is very effective in reducing sclerostin—a known inhibitor of bone formation.

2012-08-13 12:56:14

The Endocrine Society has made revisions to its 2007 Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and postpartum.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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