Endocrine News

July 2019

July 01, 2019

Here are some of the things you should be reading in this issue of Endocrine News.

Pediatric Obesity and Male Precocious Puberty: A Link Established—While the connection has been well-established between obesity and precocious puberty in girls, a Chilean study presented at ENDO 2019 establishes a link between obesity and precocious puberty in boys.

Heavy Player One: How Screen Time and Snacking Impacts Adolescent Metabolic Health—A study presented at ENDO 2019 seems to indicate a link between teens who spend a lot of time in front of a screen and poor metabolic health. Due to the propensity of so many adolescents to snack while they gaze at everything from a television to a cell phone, strategies are needed to address these unhealthy habits.

A Delicate Balance: Treating Older Diabetes Patients—Older patients with diabetes can benefit from even more carefully personalized treatment than their younger counterparts. A new Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline provides a new look at how to care for this growing population.

A Newborn Conundrum: Difference in Sex Development in Infants—Not as rare as previously thought, babies born with differences in sex development can present a vast array of challenges to clinicians, as well as to parents and the patients themselves. These cases require an experienced team of specialists from a variety of disciplines to ensure healthy and normal development.

Manager Hacks: How to Be a Better Boss in the Lab—Aside from having to deal with your research, grants, safety, and other concerns in your lab, another important task is managing your staff. Endocrine News has compiled some basic hacks on how to be a better manager.

And so much more.

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