General Endocrinology Feature Archive

Uncertainty in Medicine: An Endocrinologist's Perspective

Uncertainty in Medicine: An Endocrinologist's Perspective

The role of uncertainty in clinical practice, and its implications for physicians, is thoughtfully examined by an endocrinologist in this opinion piece.

Update on the Diagnosis & Management of Homeostasis-Related Headaches

Update on the Diagnosis & Management of Homeostasis-Related Headaches

Although the underlying pathophysiology of homeostasis-related headaches is not yet clearly defined, the nervous and endocrine systems are thought to be involved through the maintenance of homeostasis.

Activity Trackers With Financial Incentives Yielded No Improvements in Health

Activity Trackers With Financial Incentives Yielded No Improvements in Health

Even the addition of a cash incentive did not result in significant health benefits for patients using activity trackers.

Biomedical Research Workforce in the United States: Looking Ahead

Biomedical Research Workforce in the United States: Looking Ahead

As our aging workforce expands, a decreasing number of young investigators are applying for National Institute of Health (NIH) R01-equivalent grants.

Even Nonobese Adults May Benefit From Cutting Calories

Even Nonobese Adults May Benefit From Cutting Calories

Decreased caloric intake was linked to improvements in mood, sleep quality, and sexual drive.

New Dietary Guidelines Receive Support, but Also Spark Controversy

New Dietary Guidelines Receive Support, but Also Spark Controversy

Although many clinicians applaud the big-picture approach of the new guidelines, some have taken issue with certain recommendations.

Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: Prevention and Treatment Recommendations

Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: Prevention and Treatment Recommendations

Consensus group focuses on prevention and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia.

'Browning' of White Fat Drives Cancer-Related Cachexia

'Browning' of White Fat Drives Cancer-Related Cachexia

Changes in adipose tissue precede the development of cachexia symptoms, and suggest a treatment approach.

Reviewing Effects of BPA

Reviewing Effects of BPA

Primarily used in food and drink packaging, ingestion of bisphenol A has been linked to obesity, diabetes and reproductive disorders.

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