Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism

Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism (TEM) is a review journal with 12 issues per year. The backbone of TEM is its widely regarded concise and critical Reviews of recent advances across the field of endocrinology and metabolism. The content focuses not only on fundamental research but also on clinical disease and advances in therapy. In addition to Reviews, Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism publishes Opinion articles and Book reviews. Opinion articles follow trends and innovative ideas, while the Update section (letters, book reviews, Science & Society) is designed to highlight recent advances in a particular research field providing insight on the implications of the new developments as well as future perspectives and directions.

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Medical research

Monitoring obesity risk from space

In public health research, like obesity studies, spatial technologies can add very valuable information. Combining remote sensing, geo-information systems and GPS will enable us to identify typical obesogenic environments. ...


Can more fiber restore microbiome diversity?

Scientists are pushing to restore human health in Western countries by changing our diet to restore the microbial species lost over the evolution of Western diet. In a Commentary published April 11 in Trends in Endocrinology ...

Medical research

A tale of two proteins: The best and worst of metabolic adaptation

The Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) hypothesis is supported by multiple human epidemiological studies and animal studies. It states that the nutritional environment in early life makes people susceptible ...

Overweight & Obesity

Exposure to cold temperatures can help boost weight loss

Regular exposure to mild cold may be a healthy and sustainable way to help people lose weight, according to researchers writing in the Cell Press publication Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism on January 22nd. On the flip ...

Overweight & Obesity

Targeting taste receptors in the gut may help fight obesity

Despite more than 25 years of research on antiobesity drugs, few medications have shown long-term success. Now researchers reporting online on December 21 in the Cell Press journal Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism say ...


The dark side of artificial sweeteners

More and more Americans are consuming artificial sweeteners as an alternative to sugar, but whether this translates into better health has been heavily debated. An opinion article published by Cell Press on July 10th in the ...