endocrinology endocrinology  /ˌɛn doʊ krə ˈnɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions

Usage(s):

  1. Thus born was the modern science of endocrinology.
  2. He practiced conventional surgery and endocrinology until the late 19205.

News

  1. Study shows probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242 significantly increased vitamin D levels

    ( FoodMinds LLC ) A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism is the first report of an oral probiotic supplement significantly increasing circulating vitamin D levels in the blood.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Soviet Emigre Physician Warns of "Sovietization" of American Medicine, in the Journal of American Physicians and ...

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Former Soviet citizens are able to recognize circumstances that remind them of conditions in the former USSR, writes Leonid Poretsky, M.D., who is chief of the Division of Endocrinology ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Skipping Breakfast Linked To Diabetes In Overweight Women

    Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study finds skipping breakfast causes acute or rapid onset insulin resistance in overweight women. Chronic insulin resistance is a risk factor for diabetes suggesting that if breakfast is repeatedly omitted, it may contribute to an individual developing type 2 diabetes. Elizabeth Thomas , MD, an endocrinology fellow at the University ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: redOrbit

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Quotes

  1. "I first leaned toward Ayurveda medicine and then actually went on to study other wisdom traditions of the world ...... this happened during my training in neuro endocrinology where I saw what happened in consciousness in biology," Chopra explained.
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Deepak Chopra Source: Washington Post

  2. Huckabee told Sugg: "Due to the fact I had previously indicated $500,000 would go to the Endocrinology Department for research or scholarships to Dr. Kern's program, I will release those funds. I would hope the endowed chair along with the money for...
    on Jan 4, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Arkansas Times

  3. David McWilliams, chief executive officer of Opexa Therapeutics, commented, "We are proud to have such a distinguished Clinical Advisory Board with some of the world's most respected and experienced experts in the fields of endocrinology, surgery,...
    on May 22, 2007 By: David McWilliams Source: Genetic Engineering News (press release)

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