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Endocrine Society announces 2022 Laureate Award winners

Congratulations to the 13 leading endocrinologists chosen by the Endocrine Society as its 2022 Laureate Awards. Winners will be presented with their awards at ENDO 2022.  


Increased risk of death in transgender people partly due to hormone therapy

According to a Dutch study, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, transgender women have a greater risk of death due to hormone-related co-morbidities, as well as other causes, than the general female population.


Boys exposed to low androgens during gestation more likely to be gender non-conforming

Boys that were exposed to less androgen during the second trimester of gestation (caused by isolated GnRH deficiency) are more likely to display atypical gender behaviours during childhood, according to a study published in Psychological Science.

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Link between subclinical thyroid problems and cognitive deficits questioned

According to Dutch research, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, reports that subclinical thyroid dysfunction is associated with cognitive decline are inconsistent. The researchers query whether screening for subclinical thyroid disease is not a preventative measure for cognitive decline.


High levels of stress hormones lead to cardiovascular disease

Elevated levels of stress hormones predispose people with normal blood pressure to develop high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in Hypertension.

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