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Excellence award-winning article “Hormone replacement makes sense for some menopausal women”

For covering the hormone replacement for menopausal women, Aimee Cunningham received an award of Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism at the annual meeting of Endocrine Society.

The article written by Cunningham “Hormone replacement makes sense for some menopausal women”, highlighted the benefits of getting hormone replacement therapy after the issue of “Women’s Health Initiative study’ which spread fear among the patients and stopped many women from getting the therapy. The treatment of menopause symptoms was missed out by the women because of the fear of the therapy.

In the past, Cunningham covered material science, chemistry, biology and environmental science for Science News. She also had the experience of being a freelance writer for multiple outlets including Scientific American Mind and NPR etc. Also, she was endowed from the University of Michigan, a degree in English. Moreover, she also had a master’s degree from New York University in science journalism.

In 2008, The Endocrine Society came up with an establishment of journalism award in order to identify marvelous reporting that boosts the understanding of the public about the issues prevailing in the field of endocrinology.

The meeting will take place on 23rd to 26th of March where the presentation will be delivered at the awards banquet of Society. During the annual meeting of Society, the Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism will be given.

Further information regarding the Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism by the Endocrine Society can be found on their site: endocrine.org/news-room/journalism-award.

Endocrinologists are just one step closer to resolving the most critical health problems of our age, ranging from bone health and diabetes to infertility, obesity, and importantly hormone-related cancer. The Endocrine Society is globally the largest and the oldest organization of physicians committed for caring for people with conditions relating to hormones and scientists who are devoted to the researches.

Spread over 122 countries, society consists of more than 18k members, ranging from nurses to scientists to physicians and educators.