Items tagged as "endocrinology"
The parathyroid glands, located in the back of the neck, secrete parathyroid hormone which controls calcium, phosphorous and vitamin D in the blood and in your bones. In hypoparathyroidism not enough hormone is produced, causing calcium levels to drop and phosphorous levels to rise. People who have this relatively rare [...]Created by Admin
Michael Jensen, M.D., Mayo endocrinologist has been honored for his achievements in research on why people become obese. Dr. Jensen, research chair for endocrinology at Mayo, received the TOPS Research Achievement Award at the recent Obesity Society Annual Meeting. The Society presents the award which is made possible by a [...]Created by Admin
"You never stop being a young investigator," says Sundeep Khosla, M.D. It's a great attitude to have after your peers nominate and select you for Mayo's highest research honor - Distinguished Investigator. The physician scientist is internationally known for his findings in osteoporosis. After 21 years at Mayo Clinic he [...]Created by Admin