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Endocrinology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorder of the endocrine system and its specific secretions called hormones, the integration of developmental events such as proliferation, growth, and differentiation (including histogenesis and organogenesis) and the coordination of metabolism, respiration, excretion, movement, reproduction, and sensory perception depend on chemical cues, substances synthesised and secreted by specialized cells.
Children with obesity face four-fold greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Children with obesity face four-fold greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Women at highest genetic risk for fracture benefit most from hormone therapy, study finds

Women at highest genetic risk for fracture benefit most from hormone therapy, study finds

Researchers show how dengue virus employs multiple tactics to evade immune detection

Researchers show how dengue virus employs multiple tactics to evade immune detection

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis

Electroacupuncture may lead to better blood sugar regulation in obese and overweight women

Electroacupuncture may lead to better blood sugar regulation in obese and overweight women

Thyroid cancer patients with bone metastases have worse survival, study finds

Thyroid cancer patients with bone metastases have worse survival, study finds

Scientists discover potential trigger for MDS in children with rare genetic disorder

Scientists discover potential trigger for MDS in children with rare genetic disorder

Feeding status alters the human adipose tissue response to exercise, study reveals

Feeding status alters the human adipose tissue response to exercise, study reveals

Study highlights different roles of fat in powering and responding to exercise

Study highlights different roles of fat in powering and responding to exercise

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Eating potassium-rich foods could be key to lowering blood pressure

Eating potassium-rich foods could be key to lowering blood pressure

Zika virus may pose increased risk to people previously infected with dengue and West Nile, study finds

Zika virus may pose increased risk to people previously infected with dengue and West Nile, study finds

Liver shows positive response to leptin therapy in patients with partial lipodystrophy, study finds

Liver shows positive response to leptin therapy in patients with partial lipodystrophy, study finds

Vitamin D deficiency linked to early markers of cardiovascular disease in overweight, obese children

Vitamin D deficiency linked to early markers of cardiovascular disease in overweight, obese children

Research suggests using combined OGTT and HbA1C tests to screen children at high risk of diabetes

Research suggests using combined OGTT and HbA1C tests to screen children at high risk of diabetes

Unique metabolic ‘signature’ in urine may help predict development of diabetes in obese teenagers

Unique metabolic ‘signature’ in urine may help predict development of diabetes in obese teenagers

Switching off glucocorticoid signaling in bone could protect against diet-induced metabolic disturbances

Switching off glucocorticoid signaling in bone could protect against diet-induced metabolic disturbances

Treating PCOS in adolescent girls may help prevent future subfertility, research suggests

Treating PCOS in adolescent girls may help prevent future subfertility, research suggests

High levels of thyroid hormone linked to more weight loss after bariatric surgery

High levels of thyroid hormone linked to more weight loss after bariatric surgery

People at high risk for prediabetes could be identified using simple tool

People at high risk for prediabetes could be identified using simple tool