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HUMAN CLONING: ETHICAL, CLINICAL AND MEDIA ISSUES
The British Endocrine Societies (BES) meeting is Europe┬ís major annual gathering of hormone specialists. To mark their joint meeting with the European Federation of Endocrine Societies, the BES is presenting a discussion on human cloning on Thursday 16 March, at the ICC in Birmingham. View News Article (2000-03-08)


High altitude life may make women age before their time
n women, ageing is accompanied by a drop in the serum concentration of hormones such as DHEA/ DHEAS1, growth hormone, and ovarian sex hormones. Now new hormone research, published in the Journal of Endocrinology, indicates that women living at high altitude may age faster than those who live at sea level. A team led by Dr Gustavo Gonzales studied the hormone levels of 210 women living in the... View News Article (2002-04-18)


Hypothyroidism may lead to impaired driving
People with significant hypothyroidism can experience impaired driving similar to those who are driving when intoxicated by alcohol, a new study finds.  View News Article (2014-06-23)


Cocaine and heroin harm placenta
Cocaine and heroin increase permeability of the placenta. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology have shown that exposure to the drugs causes an increase in the passage of some chemicals into the fetus. View News Article (2009-06-11)


Quick, easy, inexpensive cortisol testing should soon be available on all smartphones
Researchers have developed a device that uses any smartphone to measure the cortisol concentration in saliva.  View News Article (2014-06-25)


Common pesticide may reduce fertility in women
Methoxychlor (MXC), a common insect pesticide used on food crops, may interfere with proper development and function of the reproductive tract, leading to reduced fertility in women, researchers at Yale School of Medicine write in the August issue of Endocrinology. View News Article (2005-09-13)


Stress hormones may increase cardiovascular risks for shift workers
A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that shift work at a young age is associated with elevated long-term cortisol levels and increased BMI. View News Article (2011-10-03)


Appetite hormones may predict weight regain after dieting
Many people have experienced the frustration that comes with regaining weight that was lost from dieting. According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), the levels of appetite hormones in the body prior to dieting may serve as a predictor of weight regain after dieting. View News Article (2010-09-09)


Vitamin D deficiency is associated with different types of obesity in black and white children
A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that while black and white children with vitamin D deficiency both had higher fat levels, black children were more likely to have higher levels of fat just under their skin and white children were more likely to have higher levels of fat between their internal organs. View News Article (2011-04-27)


xercise shields children from stress
Exercise may play a key role in helping children cope with stressful situations, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). View News Article (2013-03-07)

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