Breaking news on sexual performance, diabetes, combating obesity, steroid abuse and growth hormone doping will be presented in a series of news briefings at ENDO 08, the 90th annual meeting of The Endocrine Society.
Sunday, June 15
Sexy Sex Findings (8:30 a.m. PDT): Breaking news on sexual performance for men and women. Topics include erectile dysfunction, boosting womens libido, and fertility and obesity.
Diabetes Discoveries (10:30 a.m. PDT): Latest discoveries on the cardiovascular and prenatal impact of diabetes and possible role of fitness in treatment.
Monday, June 16
Breakthroughs in Combating Obesity (8:30 a.m. PDT): New ways of controlling appetite and combating obesity.
Frontier Research and Exciting Results (10 a.m. PDT): Latest discoveries on estrogen and breast cancer, bone health, and the health of companion dogs.
Tuesday, June 17
Growth Hormone Doping: New Revelations (8:30 a.m. PDT): Growth hormone doping may no longer go undetected, but does growth hormone improve athletic performance anyway?
Steroid Abuse and Clinical Use of Testosterone (9:30 a.m. PDT): Safe, therapeutic benefits of testosterone, and new Society consensus statement on steroid abuse.
Weight-loss Surgery: Benefits are More than Skin Deep (12:30 p.m.): Bariatric and Lap-Band surgery show more health benefits than treating obesity.
* Dates and times may change. A final news conference schedule will be issued before the meeting. Reporters may register for the meeting here: http://www.endo-society.org/endo/media.cfm
Reporters may also register for live news conference webcasts on: www.endowebcasting.com
The News Room (Moscone Center, Rooms 232-234) will include reporters' mailboxes, work space, and an Internet hub. The News Conference Room (Moscone Center, Room 230) will be the site of all briefings.
|Contact: Charles Blue|
The Endocrine Society