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The “Congenital” Scientist

EN_01_2023_US_FINALCOVER Honored by both the Endocrine Society and the European Society of Endocrinology with the 2023 Transatlantic Alliance Award, George Chrousos, MD, ScD, has made significant contributions to endocrine research on both sides of the Atlantic! Endocrine News speaks with Chrousos about what this award means to him, conducting pioneering research on two different continents, the...
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Higher Prevalence of Evening Chronotype in Women with PCOS Associated with Worse Metabolic Profile

A higher prevalence of the evening chronotype in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with a worse hormonal and metabolic profile, according to a paper recently published in the Journal of Pineal Research. Researchers led by Giovanna Muscogiuri, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Unit of Endocrinology at Federico II University Medical...
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Hormone Discovery Could Predict Long Term Health of Men

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that the novel insulin-like peptide hormone INSL3 is consistent over long periods of time and is an important early biomarker for prediction of age-linked disease and published their findings in Frontiers in Endocrinology.  Researchers led by Richard Ivell, PhD, and Ravinder Anand-Ivell, PhD, FRSB, point out that...
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Women May Experience Different PCOS Symptoms Depending on Where They Live

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in Alabama may be more likely to have excessive hair growth and insulin resistance, whereas women with PCOS in California may be more likely to have higher testosterone levels, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. PCOS affects 7–10% of women of childbearing age...
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Conversation Starters: Solutions to Overcome Health Disparities in Latinx Communities

ricardo clinic Language and cultural barriers are often a challenge when treating underserved Hispanic populations, which was only exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Ricardo Correa, MD, EdD, and Licy L. Yanes Cardozo, MD, tell Endocrine News how to improve care delivery to these patients, and how the solutions could be simpler than you think. Last month,...
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Endocrine Society Experts Recommend Individualized Approach to Use of Telehealth  

Policy perspective explores factors to maximize effectiveness of telehealth Following rapid growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth visits are expected to remain an important part of endocrine care, according to a new Endocrine Society policy perspective published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.   Health care providers need to consider a variety of...