The Endocrine Society

Hormone therapy helps short children grow up

Growth hormone treatment may significantly increase final height in children diagnosed with short stature, even in cases where the child is not growth hormone deficient, according to a new study accepted for publication in ...

dateNov 06, 2008 in Other
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HIV patients at greater risk for bone fractures

HIV-infected patients have a higher prevalence of fractures than non HIV-infected patients, across both genders and critical fracture sites according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of ...

dateAug 28, 2008 in HIV & AIDS
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Diabetes drug slows early-onset puberty in girls

In young girls at risk of early puberty and insulin resistance, the diabetes drug metformin delayed the onset of menstruation and decreased the development of insulin resistance, a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, according ...

dateJun 16, 2008 in Medications
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Age at puberty linked to mother's prenatal diet

A high-fat diet during pregnancy and nursing may lead to the child having an early onset of puberty and subsequent adulthood obesity, according to a new animal study. The results were presented Monday, June 16, at The Endocrine ...

dateJun 16, 2008 in Other
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Red wine's resveratrol may help battle obesity

Resveratrol, a compound present in grapes and red wine, reduces the number of fat cells and may one day be used to treat or prevent obesity, according to a new study. The results will be presented at The Endocrine Society's ...

dateJun 16, 2008 in Health
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