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From a Distance: Encouraging Physical Distancing to Slow COVID-19

SLP Jameson 125 Endocrine News spoke with J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, editor-in-chief, Journal of the Endocrine Society, about his March editorial in the New York Times that urged physical distancing in order to save lives. He discusses the editorial’s impact, the importance of videoconferencing, and COVID-19’s lasting impact on healthcare. On March 24, J. Larry Jameson, MD,...
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Artificial Intelligence Improves X-ray Identification of Patients with Broken Bones

Artificial intelligence that can “read” electronic radiology reports and flag patients with broken bones who are at risk of osteoporosis outperformed the traditional manual method of health care professionals reading X-ray reports, a new study finds. The results were presented during a virtual news conference hosted by the Endocrine Society. The new search tool, called...
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Endocrine Society Updates Osteoporosis Clinical Practice Guideline

New recommendations include romosozumab therapy for high risk patients The Endocrine Society today announced an update to its osteoporosis Clinical Practice Guideline to include recommendations for romosozumab, a new medication that was approved last year to treat postmenopausal women at high risk of fracture. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved romosozumab in April 2019,...
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Endocrine Society Applauds Failure of South Dakota Bill to Restrict Medical Care for Transgender Teenagers

The Endocrine Society is pleased a South Dakota bill that would have barred healthcare providers from treating transgender teenagers using evidence-based clinical practice guidelines is not moving forward this session. Several states are considering legislation that would carry penalties of jail time and fines for healthcare providers who treat transgender teenagers using evidence-based practices. These...