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2013-06-12 23:18:14

Jon Masao Nakamoto, MD, PhD, Laboratory Medical Director for Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, is seated on a committee advising the nonprofit Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation board,

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.

2012-06-16 00:40:30

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.

2012-03-30 07:42:16

Elderly patients who undergo thyroid surgery are at a much higher risk than their younger counterparts for serious cardiac, pulmonary and infectious complications.

2012-02-03 11:47:25

Heart failure is associated with a 30 percent increase in major fractures and also identifies a high-risk population that may benefit from increased screening and treatment for osteoporosis.

2012-01-05 12:17:50

Drugs already approved for clinical use across a variety of therapeutic categories can be screened to identify effective agents for thyroid cancer according to a recent study accepted for publication in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

2011-12-05 11:18:33

A recent study of obese volunteers participating in a 12-week dietary weight-loss program found that successful weight losers had significantly higher resting nerve activity compared to weight-loss resistant individuals.

2011-09-22 13:00:00

Executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine joins University City Science Center Board Philadelphia,


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