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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.
Genome sequencing approach opens door to therapy options for rare, neglected cancers

Genome sequencing approach opens door to therapy options for rare, neglected cancers

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Researchers find new way to expand, preserve cord-blood cells as potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes

Researchers find new way to expand, preserve cord-blood cells as potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes

Circadian misalignments may favor diabetes development

Circadian misalignments may favor diabetes development

Palliative care consults for advanced cancer patients linked to improvement in multiple quality measures

Palliative care consults for advanced cancer patients linked to improvement in multiple quality measures

Mount Sinai researchers review progress made in using ketamine and other therapies to treat depression

Mount Sinai researchers review progress made in using ketamine and other therapies to treat depression

Why don’t patients always discuss hyperglycemia with their doctor?

Why don’t patients always discuss hyperglycemia with their doctor?

Study: Phthalate exposure during early pregnancy can alter hormone levels in developing fetuses

Study: Phthalate exposure during early pregnancy can alter hormone levels in developing fetuses

Whole-body vibration can mimic muscle, bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice

Whole-body vibration can mimic muscle, bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows

Frequent interactions with family members can impact age of autism diagnosis, research reveals

Frequent interactions with family members can impact age of autism diagnosis, research reveals

Novel androgens play major role in development of PCOS, research shows

Novel androgens play major role in development of PCOS, research shows

Timing of carbohydrate intake plays role in blood glucose regulation for men with prediabetes

Timing of carbohydrate intake plays role in blood glucose regulation for men with prediabetes

Rheumatoid arthritis drug blocks metabolic pathway, reduces breast cancer tumors in mice

Rheumatoid arthritis drug blocks metabolic pathway, reduces breast cancer tumors in mice

Treating pregnant women for mild thyroid dysfunction provides no benefit, study finds

Treating pregnant women for mild thyroid dysfunction provides no benefit, study finds

Immune system defect makes Addison’s patients prone to respiratory infections

Immune system defect makes Addison’s patients prone to respiratory infections

Majority of physicians have poor knowledge of Charcot neuroarthropathy, survey finds

Majority of physicians have poor knowledge of Charcot neuroarthropathy, survey finds

Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease

Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease