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Fatty liver may herald impending Type 2 diabetes

Chevy Chase, MD -- A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that individuals with fatty liver were five times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those...

Maternal fructose intake impacts female and male fetuses differently

Chevy Chase, MD -- A recent study accepted for publication in Endocrinology, a publication of The Endocrine Society, reports for the first time that maternal fructose intake during pregnancy results in sex-specific changes in fetal and neonatal en...

Room light before bedtime may impact sleep quality, blood pressure and...

Chevy Chase, MD -- According to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), exposure to electrical light between dusk and bedtime strongly suppresses melatonin levels and ...

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome may be more vulnerable to BPA

Chevy Chase, MD -- A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), found higher Bisphenol A (BPA) levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) compared to controls. F...

Low and high vitamin D levels in older women associated with...

Chevy Chase, MD -- A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that lower and higher vitamin D levels were associated with an increased likelihood of frailty in old...

New test shows promise for accurate early diagnosis of Turner syndrome

Chevy Chase, MD -- A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has demonstrated a novel and accurate test for early diagnosis of Turner syndrome. Turner syndrome affects ...

Beneficial effects of testosterone for frailty in older men are short-lived

Chevy Chase, MD -- The beneficial effects of six months of testosterone treatment on muscle mass, strength and quality of life in frail elderly men are not maintained at six months post-treatment, according to a study accepted for publication in The...

New biomarker may help diagnose ectopic pregnancies

Chevy Chase, MD -- Researchers may have identified a promising novel diagnostic biomarker for ectopic pregnancy, according to a study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). In the ...

Experts issue recommendations for treatment of post-bariatric surgery patients

Chevy Chase, MD -- Today, The Endocrine Society released a new clinical practice guideline for the nutritional and endocrine management of adults after bariatric surgery, including those with diabetes mellitus. The guideline features a series of evi...

Popular prostate cancer treatment associated with bone decay

Chevy Chase, MD -- Using novel technology allowing "virtual bone biopsies" researchers have found that a common treatment for prostate cancer called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is associated with structural decay of cortical and trabecular ...

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