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The Long Haul: Treating Men with Obesity with Testosterone

A study presented at ENDO 2019 shows that long-term testosterone therapy in men with obesity and hypogonadism can actually contribute to prolonged weight loss without an added risk for mortality or major cardiovascular incidents. As obesity rates around the world continue to climb – the number has tripled since 1975 – physicians and health organizations...
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Gaining Ground, Losing Weight

According to recent studies published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, researchers are getting a better understanding of obesity and the continuing efforts to combat it. While the bad news is that there are a variety of side effects, the good news is that not all of the side effects are negative. With...
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ENDO 2019 News: Adipose Hormone May Play Role in Obesity-Related Asthma

New research suggests a hormone released from fat tissue is critical in the development of obesity-related asthma and may be a target of future treatments for the disease. The findings were presented at ENDO 2019. Along with genetic susceptibility and environmental exposures, obesity is emerging as a risk factor for asthma. Many studies have shown...
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Mindfulness Training May Help Support Weight Loss

Mindfulness course participants lost more weight than others in obesity management program Mindfulness training may improve the effectiveness of intensive weight management programs, according to a small study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Individuals who participated in mindfulness training as part of an intensive weight management program lost more weight in...