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Nerves may predict successful weight loss

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. The study was accepted for publ...

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...

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...

‘Yo-yo’ effect of slimming diets explained

If you want to lose the kilos you've put on over Christmas, you may be interested in knowing that the hormones related to appetite play an important role in your likelihood of regaining weight after dieting. A new study confirms that people with...

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 ...

Researchers discover important link between adrenal gland hormone and brain in...

DALLAS -- Nov. 9, 2010 -- A hormone already responsible for increasing blood pressure by prompting the kidneys to retain salt appears to moonlight as a major stimulator of the brain centers that control the vascular system and blood pressure. Re...

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 ...

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