Scientific Statement

Health Policy

May 09, 2022

Adverse Health Consequences of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

June 2014/Endocrine Reviews: Despite the high prevalence of performance-enhancing drug (PED) use, media attention has focused almost entirely on PED use by elite athletes to illicitly gain a competitive advantage in sports, and not on the health risks of PEDs. Read the Statement.

Compounded Bioidentical Hormones in Endocrinology Practice

April 2016/JCEM: Custom-compounded bioidentical hormone therapy (HT) has become widely used in current endocrine practice, which has led to unnecessary risks with treatment. Read the Statement.

Health Disparities in Endocrine Disorders: Biological, Clinical, and Nonclinical Factors

September 2012/JCEM: Several themes emerged in the statement, including a need for basic science, population-based, translational and health services studies to explore underlying mechanisms contributing to endocrine health disparities. Read the Statement.

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