New research on endocrine disrupting chemicals to be presented at ENDO 2005 87th Annual meeting

05/17/05

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Other highlights will include breaking discoveries on hormone-related conditions and treatments for fertility, thyroid disease, breast and prostate cancer, among many others

What: The 87th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society

When: June 3 7, 2005

Where: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego CA

Press Room Phone: 619-525-6337
Press Conferences Dial In: 619-525-6315

Why attend:

ENDO 2005 will feature press conferences on breaking research in the following areas:

  • Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals - Saturday, June 4, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. (PST)
  • Women's Health - Sunday, June 5, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. (PST)
  • Nutrition/Exercise - Monday, June 6, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. (PST)
  • Men's Health - Monday, June 6, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. (PST)
  • Cardiovascular Health - Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. (PST)

    The Forum on Endocrine Disrupters
    June 3, 8:30 am

    Endocrinologists are unraveling the connection between natural and synthetic compounds, called Endocrine Disrupters, that mimic hormones or block hormones effects. Endocrine Disrupters cause developmental, reproductive and metabolic disorders and cancers, and their effects can cross generations.

    At the Forum on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals studies will be presented highlighting the first research to conclude there is an effect of endocrine disrupting chemicals on humans, and the effects that these chemicals can have on succeeding generations of males.

    The day-long forum will feature prominent endocrine investigators presenting the most current information and recent discoveries on how hormonally-active compounds in food, drinking water and the environment are increasingly linked to endocrine-related dysfunctions. The forum will teach attendees about fetal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals as a basis for adult disease particularly infertility, obesity and breast and prostate cancer.

    Source: Eurekalert & others

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