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2012-07-10 15:35:35

The Endocrine Society commissioned Lake Research Partners to conduct a national survey of 424 internal medicine, family practice and OB/GYN physicians about their attitudes and experiences related to treating menopausal symptoms.

2012-06-27 02:01:15

Patients with a gland disorder that causes excessive calcium in their blood who also have vitamin D deficiency can safely receive vitamin D treatment without it raising their calcium levels, a new study has determined.

2012-06-27 00:57:37

In a Statement of Principles unveiled today, The Endocrine Society proposes a streamlined definition for endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and offers recommendations that will strengthen the ability of current screening programs to identify EDCs.

2012-06-27 00:56:05

Prenatal exposure to the environmental contaminants polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, causes long-term changes to the developing brain that have adverse effects on reproductive function later in life.

2012-06-27 00:51:07

Obese children show greater exposure than nonobese children to a phthalate, a chemical used to soften plastics in some children's toys and many household products, according to a new study, which found that the obesity risk increases according to the level of the chemical found in the bloodstream.

2012-06-27 00:32:05

Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical found in many common plastic household items, can cause numerous genes in the uterus to respond differently to estrogen in adulthood.

2012-06-25 23:27:23

Male hormonal contraceptives applied daily to the skin reduce sperm production.

2012-06-25 23:25:24

An experimental drug helped significantly more overweight patients with diabetes shed pounds, compared with placebo.

2012-06-25 23:24:22

Type 2 diabetes often reverses after modified weight loss surgery, especially when the duration of diabetes is less than 10 years.


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