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2012-06-25 10:36:22

A new study finds that a drop in testosterone levels over time is more likely to result from a man's behavioral and health changes than by aging. The study results will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "Declining testosterone levels are not an inevitable part of the aging process, as many people think," said study co-author Gary Wittert, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Adelaide in Adelaide, Australia. "Testosterone changes are...

2012-06-25 10:33:08

In testosterone-deficient men, major weight loss was an added benefit of testosterone replacement therapy for most of the patients who participated in a new study. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "The substantial weight loss found in our study–an average of 36 pounds–was a surprise," said the study's lead author, Farid Saad, PhD, of Berlin-headquartered Bayer Pharma. Although prior studies using testosterone...

2012-06-18 23:11:28

The Endocrine Society releases new clinical practice guideline on the management of osteoporosis in men Osteoporosis in men causes significant morbidity and mortality. Today, the Endocrine Society released clinical practice guidelines (CPG) for management of this condition in men. "Osteoporosis in Men: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline," is published in the June 2012 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM), a publication of The Endocrine Society....

2012-06-16 00:40:30

New study shows gestational exposure to BPA leads to behavioral changes for 4 generations Exposure to low doses of Bisphenol A (BPA) during gestation had immediate and long-lasting, trans-generational effects on the brain and social behaviors in mice, according to a recent study accepted for publication in the journal Endocrinology, a publication of The Endocrine Society. BPA is a man-made chemical present in a variety of products including food containers, receipt paper and dental...

2012-06-15 14:37:31

Study shows vitamin D and calcium reduce mortality but not vitamin D alone A study recently published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) suggests that vitamin D–when taken with calcium–can reduce the rate of mortality in seniors, therefore providing a possible means of increasing life expectancy. During the last decade, there has been increasing recognition of the potential health effects of vitamin D. It is well known that...

2012-05-19 00:05:57

Observational studies show vitamin D may benefit cardiovascular, skin and metabolic disorders The Endocrine Society's new scientific statement published online today represents the first comprehensive evaluation of both the basic and clinical evidence related to the non-skeletal effects of vitamin D. The statement addresses current research regarding the associations of vitamin D with immune function, hypertension, stroke, skin conditions and maternal/fetal health. Vitamin D is a...

2012-05-03 15:02:48

New study shows the hormone adrenomedullin plays significant role in tubal ectopic pregnancies Tubal ectopic pregnancy (TEP) is currently the leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths during the first trimester and a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) shows that the hormone adrenomedullin (ADM) may help predict this condition. TEP is a condition where the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian...

2012-05-03 14:00:12

New study shows smokers with variants in specific genes at greater risk for hot flashes Women who smoke and carry specific variations in the genes that impact their metabolism are at higher risk of developing hot flashes in comparison with smokers who do not carry these gene variants, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM). Previous studies have shown that smoking is associated with earlier...

2012-05-03 13:58:51

New study finds possible link between the hormone ghrelin and hedonic eating When eating is motivated by pleasure, rather than hunger, endogenous rewarding chemical signals are activated which can lead to overeating, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). The phenomenon ultimately affects body mass and may be a factor in the continuing rise of obesity. "'Hedonic hunger' refers to the...

Menopause Map Helps Women Navigate Treatment
2012-05-01 08:17:21

Nationwide poll found 7 out of 10 women suffering from menopausal symptoms are not treated Women going through menopause now have a first-of-its-kind interactive guide to help them better understand their menu of treatment options, including whether hormone therapy may be right for them. The Endocrine Society and its Hormone Health Network today released the "Menopause Map," an online tool to help women and their doctors discuss which hormonal and non-hormonal treatment options would be...


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