News Releases 2006
News Briefs: December 2006 December 18, 2006
The following highlights represent papers accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCE&M), as well as new patient information provided by The Hormone Foundation, the public education affiliate of The Endocrine Society.
Obesity Cited Number-One Kids' Health Issue December 13, 2006
WASHINGTON—Obesity or being overweight is seen as the most important health issue for U.S. children, according to a new poll commissioned by Research!America and The Endocrine Society. More than a quarter of Americans (27 percent) named obesity as the top health issue for kids, followed by lack of health care/insurance (16 percent) and nutrition/unhealthy diet (9 percent).
AMA Adopts Resolution Introduced by The Endocrine Society Calling for FDA Oversight of Bioidentical Hormones November 14, 2006
Las Vegas, NV – The American Medical Association’s (AMA) House of Delegates unanimously and enthusiastically passed a resolution introduced by The Endocrine Society and other concerned organizations urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase its oversight and regulation of so-called bioidentical hormones.
Bioidentical Hormones Lack Evidence for Safety and Effectiveness, According to New Statement by The Endocrine Society October 31, 2006
Chevy Chase, MD -- The Endocrine Society issued a position statement calling for increased regulatory oversight of bioidentical hormones, which have been touted as safer and more effective than traditional hormone therapies.
Testosterone Levels in Men Decline Over Past Two Decades, Study Shows October 24, 2006
Testosterone levels in American men have been declining steadily over the past two decades, a new study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism concludes.
The Endocrine Society Reorganizes and Expands Government and Public Affairs Department October 13, 2006
The Endocrine Society Reorganizes and Expands Government and Public Affairs Department
Charles E. Blue Named The Endocrine Society’s Communications Director (print version) ( - 16 KB) October 11, 2006
October 11, 2006 - Charles E. Blue Named The Endocrine Society’s Communications Director
Charles E. Blue Named The Endocrine Society’s Communications Director October 11, 2006
Charles E. Blue Named The Endocrine Society’s Communications Director
ENDO 2006 Press Activities June 20, 2006
ENDO 2006 Press Activities
The Endocrine Society Joins Forces with Congress to Combat Childhood Obesity February 8, 2006
National Experts Work to Educate Legislators
To Treat or Not to Treat: New Data Says a Mild Case of Underactive Thyroid Disease Should be Left Alone January 11, 2006
New Study Contributes to Ongoing Controversy: Weighing in on the controversy of whether to treat a person wiith mild hypothyroidism