The Endocrine Society hosts educational sessions exclusively for journalists to highlight complex and emerging hormone health topics.
The Science of Sex February 7, 2014 |
Presenters: Nanette Santoro, MD and Bradley Anawalt, MD
Drs. Santoro and Anawalt discussed how the endocrine system’s inner workings influence romantic behavior. The speakers addressed the effects of the hormones prolactin, oxytocin, estrogen and testosterone on love and lust.
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals | April 12, 2013 |
Presenter: R. Thomas Zoeller, MS, PhD
Dr. Zoeller examines what endocrine-disrupting chemicals are, how widespread they are in the environment and the impact they have on hormones. Dr. Zoeller discusses efforts by public health groups and policymakers to reduce the health risks posed by exposure.
Growth Hormone and Anti-Aging | Feb. 22, 2013 |
Presenter: Mark Molitch, MD
Dr. Molitch discusses what growth hormone is, when doctors may prescribe growth hormone treatment, and whether or not growth hormone use provides anti-aging effects
Pediatric Obesity | Oct. 26, 2012 |
Presenters: Robert Lustig, MD and Richard Atkinson, MD
Drs. Lustig and Atkinson address the causes of the childhood obesity epidemic. Are sugars and high fructose corn syrup to blame, or does childhood obesity trace its roots to maternal health before, during and just after pregnancy?