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Transgender Adolescents Can Safely Receive Hormone Treatment To Halt Puberty
Main Category: Endocrinology Also Included In: Pediatrics / Children's Health ; Sexual Health / STDs Article Date: 19 Jun 2013 - 0:00 PDT Hormone treatment to halt puberty in adolescents with gender identity disorder does not cause lasting harm to their bones, a new study finds.
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Soviet Emigre Physician Warns of "Sovietization" of American...
Former Soviet citizens are able to recognize circumstances that remind them of conditions in the former USSR, writes Leonid Poretsky, M.D., who is chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and professor of medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
8 hrs ago
The Importance Of A Father's Diet Before Conception
When fathers eat a high-fat diet before conception of offspring, the male offspring have increased body weight after weaning and high body fat in midlife despite eating a low-fat diet, a new study in mice finds.
13 hrs ago
Endocrine Experts Call for Review of Potential Risks Associated with...
Chevy Chase, MD- According to a statement issued today by The Endocrine Society, the current range of data on GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors have significant limitations and are not ideal to be used to validate adverse events.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
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Obesity is a Disease: The American Medical Association Agrees with...
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists applauds the American Medical Association House of Delegates for its action today to approve a resolution recognizing obesity as a disease state requiring a range of interventions to advance obesity treatment and prevention.
US News & World Report
'Genetic Score' for Newborns May Predict Adult Obesity
A new study suggests that overweight newborns may share the same genetic marker for a higher risk for obesity later in life, which may eventually allow doctors to identify those predisposed to obesity as soon as they're born.
ENDO 2013 Sets Record for Largest-Ever Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society
ENDO 2013: The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting & Expo, has tallied more registrants than any other annual meeting in the Society's nearly 100-year history.
Robert M. Wah, M.D., Elected President-Elect of AMA
Robert M. Wah, M.D., a reproductive endocrinologist and ob-gyn in the Washington, D.C. area, has been elected president-elect of the American Medical Association, the nation's largest physician organization.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
BPA linked to a common birth defect in boys
A new study links fetal exposure to a common chemical pollutant, bisphenol A , to defects of a testicular hormone in newborn boys with undescended testicles.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Gas leak clears San Francisco convention center
Pacific Gas & Electric spokesman J.D. Guidi said the leak was caused when a construction crew struck a gas main in the city's South of Market neighborhood early Sunday afternoon.
Magazine: UF Health Shands Children's Hospital one of nation's best
The University of Florida Health Shands Children's Hospital was recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals for children by U.S. News & World Report.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Laboratory Network .com
Southern California Reproductive Center Uses Latest Technology In On-Site Embryology Lab
Southern California Reproductive Center is a nationally renowned fertility center with locations throughout Southern California.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
New Study Shows Natural Thyroid Better than Synthetic
Natural Thyroid has been used successfully for more than 100 years , and it is blatantly obvious to any experienced clinician that natural desiccated thyroid is superior to T4-only medications such as Synthroid and Levothyroxine.
The advent and implementation of mass spectrometry for routine analysis in the clinical laboratory has revolutionized testing in specialties such as toxicology, endocrinology, microbiology, genetics, etc.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
New Wellness Center for Women Focuses on Holistic Approach to Health Care
Laura Ruby wants to use her 25 years of health care experience to help local women see medicine and health care in a new light.
Benchmarking Bolsters Improvement Efforts
Founded in 1981 in Boston, Mass., Genzyme has evolved from a tiny startup to one of the world's leading biotech companies, with nearly 10,000 employees and operations in every region of the globe.
Endocrine Society expands book publishing program with new imprint
Chevy Chase, MD-The Endocrine Society is launching Endocrine Press, a new publishing imprint that will issue print and electronic books as well as journals for a broad audience of health care professionals and patients.
Recognising low blood sugars could help prevent brain damage in newborn babies
Researchers from The University of Manchester studying a rare and potentially lethal childhood disease - which is the clinical opposite of diabetes - have made an important discovery.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Clinical review: Regulation of food intake, energy balance, and body...
Clinical review: Regulation of food intake, energy balance, and body fat mass: implications for the pathogenesis and treatment of obesity.