RETURN TO LIVE WEBCASTS


1. Saturday, April 1 at 10 am News Conference on Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Studies Presented:

Pyrethroid pesticide exposure appears to speed puberty in boys
Exposure to BPA substitute, BPS, multiplies breast cancer cells
Exposure to common flame retardants may raise the risk of papillary thyroid cancer
Early-life BPA exposure reprograms gene expression linked to fatty liver

2. Saturday, April 1 at 11 am – News Conference on Thyroid Health

Studies Presented:

People with higher thyroid hormone levels may be at greater risk for atherosclerosis
Recent thyroid cancer trends in the United States suggest age and racial disparities
Concurrent milk ingestion decreases oral levothyroxine absorption

3. Monday, April 3 at 10 am – News Conference on Men’s Health

Studies Presented:

Hormones are behind hernias of the groin in elderly men, study suggests
Effects of the human fetal estrogen estetrol (E4) in Healthy Men to treat prostate cancer
Higher anabolic hormone levels predict lower risk of worsening frailty in men

4. Monday, April 3 at 11 am – News Conference on Technologies to Treat Obesity and Diabetes

Studies Presented:

Artificial Pancreas Improves Blood Sugar Control in Young Kids
Virtual clinics help rural primary care providers to manage complex diabetes
Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) Exerts Anti-Obesity Effects Via Microbiota Modulation

5. Tuesday, April 4 at 10 am – News Conference on Obesity

Studies Presented:

Participation in a weight management program reduces job absenteeism
Inhaled corticosteroids may raise women’s risk of the metabolic syndrome
Vitamin D deficiency may indicate CVD in overweight and obese children