In the JournalsPerspective

Reproductive concerns among transgender adolescents may manifest as ‘disinterest’ in future parenthood

May 8, 2020
A small cohort of adolescents and young adults who identify as transgender reported limited baseline knowledge of reproduction and expressed…

Expert Interview

Study examines progesterone to reduce inflammation in COVID-19

May 7, 2020
Of the many complications reported to accompany COVID-19, one of the most vexing to researchers has been the “cytokine storm,” or the…

In the Journals

GH therapy plays ‘neutral role’ on recurrence of pituitary tumors

May 6, 2020
Treatment with recombinant human growth hormone does not increase the risk for nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma or craniopharyngioma among adults…

FDA News

FDA approves twice-yearly leuprolide injection for central precocious puberty

May 4, 2020
A leuprolide acetate suspension to be dosed every 6 months has been approved by the FDA for use in treating children aged at least 2 years with…

Expert Interview

Study investigates estrogen patch use to lessen COVID-19 complications

May 1, 2020
As researchers continue to assess complications of COVID-19, one striking difference has become clear — men who contract the novel coronavirus…

In the Journals

More depression reported by women with premature menopause, current HT use

May 1, 2020
Among a large cohort of Canadian women, premature menopause and current use of hormone therapy were associated with self-reported depression…

In the Journals

Gender-affirming HT poses no hypertension risk

April 29, 2020
Among a large cohort of transgender adults prescribed gender-affirming hormones, higher levels of cross-sex hormones did not increase the odds of…

Meeting NewsPerspective

ESR1 mutations predict survival, endocrine therapy failure in early breast cancer

April 28, 2020
Although ESR1 mutations are rare at the time of primary breast cancer diagnosis, they predict eventual resistance to standard adjuvant hormone…

Endocrinology community remembers Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, MACE

April 13, 2020
Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, MACE, a leading expert on diabetes and cardiometabolic disorders and long-time chief medical editor of Endocrine

In the Journals

Testosterone supplementation fails to increase BMD, reduce falls among men with deficiency

March 18, 2020
The effect of testosterone supplements on bone mineral density and the risk for fracture or falling among men with testosterone deficiency remains…

Meeting News

CAC progression elevated in men with HIV on testosterone therapy

March 10, 2020
Among men with HIV, those who used testosterone therapy had elevated risk for significant coronary artery calcium progression compared with those who…

Meeting News

Estradiol slows lipid progression in early menopause

March 3, 2020
Women in early menopause who received oral estradiol treatment had a reduced progression of lipid deposition in the carotid arterial wall compared…


Controversial pubertal blocker legislation may bring unintended consequences for children

February 17, 2020
Several states across the country have introduced or are considering legislation that would prohibit medical treatment for children who may be…

In the JournalsPerspective

Weekly GH therapy may reduce treatment burden for adults with GH deficiency

February 17, 2020
A once-weekly injection of the long-acting human growth hormone derivative somapacitan was associated with improvements in truncal and visceral fat…

FDA approves Twirla contraceptive patch

February 17, 2020
The FDA recently approved Twirla, a weekly contraceptive patch containing 30 mcg ethinyl estradiol and 120 mcg levonorgestrel, for women of…

In the Journals

Hypothyroidism, HT exert opposite risks for postmenopausal breast cancer

February 17, 2020
In a large prospective cohort of postmenopausal women, those who had ever had hypothyroidism whether treated with levothyroxine or not…

In the Journals

Long-term HT mitigates muscle loss for postmenopausal women

February 13, 2020
Prolonged use of menopausal hormone therapy is associated with high skeletal muscle mass and a low prevalence of sarcopenia among postmenopausal…

In the Journals

Type of estrogen therapy influences heart fat deposition among postmenopausal women

February 6, 2020
Among healthy, postmenopausal women, hormone therapy with oral conjugated equine estrogens — compared with transdermal estradiol or no hormone…

Expert Interview

Blood test predicting menopause could help women with severe menstrual symptoms

February 3, 2020
Symptoms associated with menstruation look different for every woman, and surgical options are available for some of the most serious or bothersome…

In the JournalsPerspective

Oral medication for uterine fibroids shows promise for limiting menstrual bleeding

January 23, 2020
The oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist elagolix substantially decreased excessive menstrual bleeding for women with uterine fibroids…