Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

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Adolescent males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia should be tested for testicular adrenal rest tumors every 1 to 2 years.
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Researchers in the Netherlands explored the prevalence of osteoporosis and the factors that lead to bone loss in people with Parkinson’s disease.
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A study in PLoS Medicine explored the risks of cardiovascular disease and mortality in adults with type 1 diabetes.
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity are both important public health concerns that require new and novel methods of stemming the diseases.
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A Real Increase or Better Detection Procedures?
To what extent is the recent rise in thyroid cancer incidence in the United States due to enhanced detection procedures?
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What effects do sleep apnea and treatment for the condition have on insulin resistance in patients with acromegaly? Read the latest updates on this topic.
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A recent study in the Southern Medical Journal explores misclassifications of type 1 diabetes in adolescents, and potential effects on patients’ risks of related complications.
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The Influence of Personal Characteristics
Researchers set out to explore the personal characteristics that may influence a person’s ability to manage hypertension and high blood cholesterol while living with type 2 diabetes.
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A study explores the health-related quality of life and feelings of self-worth among children with congenital hypothyroidism.
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A recent study set out to explore hair loss following acromegaly surgery. Read more about this study in Clinical Endocrinology.
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Assessing the Roles of Poverty and Other Factors
What role does socioeconomic status play in people’s risk for osteoporosis, osteoporotic fractures, and other health conditions? A recent study in Clinical Endocrinology tackled this question.
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The Effects of Dietary Patterns in Women with History of Gestational Diabetes
Researchers explored the association between a healthy diet and risk of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
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An article in Clinical Endocrinology examines the effectiveness of radioactive iodine ablation in halting the recurrence of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma.
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A study in the European Journal of Endocrinology looks at the quality of life in patients in remission of Cushing’s syndrome.
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How Low Bone Mineral Density Affects Dental Health
Postmenopausal women who have osteoporosis may have a heightened risk of certain dental problems.
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Depression and Poor Metabolic Control for Children with Type 1 Diabetes
Is there a relationship between parental stress and the emotional and physical outcomes of adolescents with type 1 diabetes?
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Obese patients with type 2 diabetes may receive similar benefits from diabetes self-management interventions as patients who are not obese.
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The Roles of Genetic Factors and Comorbidity
Is hyperthyroidism associated with increased mortality? If so, is it the condition itself, genetic factors, or comorbidity that influences this increase?
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Clinical Presentation, Outcome, and Management
Researchers explore the concerns of dopamine agonist-resistant patients with prolactinomas. Read the results of this study in the European Journal of Endocrinology.
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A study sheds light on the impact of osteoporosis on the health-related quality of life in men. Read more about this recent study in The Aging Male.
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