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May 09, 2022

Hormones and Aging: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement

June 2023/Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. This scientific Statement highlights the differences between aspects of aging that are normal and sometimes over-treated, and those such as menopausal symptoms and osteoporosis that can be treated and deserve more attention. The statement focuses on common endocrine-related changes in older people including menopause and the development of diabetes, osteoporosis and thyroid disorders. The goal of the statement is to inform future research on the prevention and treatment of age-associated endocrine health problems. Read the Statement.

Nonskeletal Effects of Vitamin D: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement

June 2012/Endocrine Reviews: Significant controversy has emerged over the last decade concerning the effects of vitamin D on skeletal and nonskeletal tissues. The demonstration that the vitamin D receptor is expressed in virtually all cells of the body and the growing body of observational data supporting a relationship of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D to chronic metabolic, cardiovascular, and neoplastic diseases have led to widespread utilization of vitamin D supplementation for the prevention and treatment of numerous disorders. Read the Statement.


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