Endocrine News

June 2019

June 01, 2019

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

Male Hormonal Contraception: New Progress—New research presented at ENDO 2019 in New Orleans has reignited anticipation of a potential novel male hormonal contraceptive. After a slew of recent scientific breakthroughs, how long before men are “on the pill?”

The Long Haul: Treating Obese Men with Testosterone— A study presented at ENDO 2019 shows that long-term testosterone therapy in obese hypogonadal men can actually contribute to prolonged weight loss without an added risk for mortality or major cardiovascular incidents.

Standing Room Only: NIH’s Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, Opens ENDO 2019— Every ENDO is packed with exciting, groundbreaking science, and of course, one of the highlights each year is the presidential plenary. To officially open the proceedings of ENDO 2019 in New Orleans, attendees were fortunate to have Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, the director of the National Institutes of Health, deliver the Presidential Plenary speech, “Translating Whole Genome Data to Disease.”

Q&A: Derek LeRoith, MD, PhD— Endocrine News talks with Derek LeRoith, MD, PhD, chair of the guideline writing committee that created the latest Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline on Treating Diabetes in Older Adults.

Take Your Leave: How to Handle a Medical or Parental Leave— Practicing clinicians know all too well that often life intervenes into meticulously planned career path. Endocrine News shares a few tips on steps you can take if you have to be out of the office for a while.

And so much more.

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