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Intranasal oxytocin holds potential for weight loss, improved insulin sensitivity

March 6, 2015

SAN DIEGO — A single dose of intranasal the hypothalamic peptide hormone oxytocin reduces caloric intake and has beneficial metabolic effects in adult men, according to research presented at The Endocrine Society annual meeting.  

Whether sustained administration of oxytocin is safe and effective to treat patients with obesity warrants further investigation, according to researchers.

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Prolia reverses cortical bone density loss in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis

March 6, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Treatment with Prolia helped stop and reverse cortical bone density loss at the wrist among women with postmenopausal osteoporosis, according to study…
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VIDEO: Endocrine factors influence breast cancer therapy

March 6, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Derek LeRoith, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, discusses how triple negative…
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Number of unregulated compounded menopausal hormone therapy prescriptions nears FDA-approved

March 6, 2015
SAN DIEGO — An estimated 26 to 33 million total prescriptions are filled annually for custom compounded menopausal hormone therapy, approaching the 36 million…
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VIDEO: Wide choice of therapeutic options available for menopause symptoms

March 6, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, JoAnne E. Manson, MD, DrPh, FACP, FACE, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, discusses…
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades and is now considered a health care epidemic in the United…
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VIDEO: Wide choice of therapeutic options available for menopause symptoms

March 6, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, JoAnne E. Manson, MD, DrPh, FACP, FACE, of Brigham and Women’s…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from the American Beverage Association.

The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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