Endocrine system and metabolic diseases

Definition

Endocrine systems and metabolic diseases affect the endocrine system and disrupt metabolism. Examples include diabetes and goiter.

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  • Reviews |

    Central hypothyroidism is characterized by a defect in thyroid hormone secretion caused by insufficient stimulation of the thyroid gland by TSH. Here, Beck-Peccoz and colleagues discuss the causes of central hypothyroidism and highlight areas where improvement is needed regarding diagnosis and treatment.

    • Paolo Beck-Peccoz
    • , Giulia Rodari
    • , Claudia Giavoli
    •  & Andrea Lania
  • Research |

    An antibody against the pituitary hormone Fsh reduces adiposity and increases thermogenesis in ovariectomized mice or mice fed a high-fat diet.

    • Peng Liu
    • , Yaoting Ji
    • , Tony Yuen
    • , Elizabeth Rendina-Ruedy
    • , Victoria E. DeMambro
    • , Samarth Dhawan
    • , Wahid Abu-Amer
    • , Sudeh Izadmehr
    • , Bin Zhou
    • , Andrew C. Shin
    • , Rauf Latif
    • , Priyanthan Thangeswaran
    • , Animesh Gupta
    • , Jianhua Li
    • , Valeria Shnayder
    • , Samuel T. Robinson
    • , Yue Eric Yu
    • , Xingjian Zhang
    • , Feiran Yang
    • , Ping Lu
    • , Yu Zhou
    • , Ling-Ling Zhu
    • , Douglas J. Oberlin
    • , Terry F. Davies
    • , Michaela R. Reagan
    • , Aaron Brown
    • , T. Rajendra Kumar
    • , Solomon Epstein
    • , Jameel Iqbal
    • , Narayan G. Avadhani
    • , Maria I. New
    • , Henrik Molina
    • , Jan B. van Klinken
    • , Edward X. Guo
    • , Christoph Buettner
    • , Shozeb Haider
    • , Zhuan Bian
    • , Li Sun
    • , Clifford J. Rosen
    •  & Mone Zaidi
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    Lipid turnover in tissues can be calculated from ratios of different carbon isotopes. Here the authors use this approach to study lipid turnover in two distinct adipose tissue depots and find that, in obese individuals, visceral fat is more lipolytic than subcutaneous fat.

    • Kirsty L. Spalding
    • , Samuel Bernard
    • , Erik Näslund
    • , Mehran Salehpour
    • , Göran Possnert
    • , Lena Appelsved
    • , Keng-Yeh Fu
    • , Kanar Alkass
    • , Henrik Druid
    • , Anders Thorell
    • , Mikael Rydén
    •  & Peter Arner

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