Endocrine Research Updates

For Medical Professionals

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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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The age at which a person develops type 1 diabetes may affect their risk for clinically significant macular edema.
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Can online self-management tools help patients with diabetes manage their condition as well as more direct contact with an experienced care manager?
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What roles do genetic factors (such as height) and levels of physical activity at various life stages play in the risk of thyroid cancer for postmenopausal women?
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Researchers examine the long-lasting socio-economic effects of child onset growth hormone deficiency that can persist into adulthood. Check out the findings of this study.
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What is the best method for identifying painful vertebrae in patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs) who cannot have an MRI ?
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Should Patients Perform Aerobic Exercises or Resistance Training Routines First?
It is well known that exercising can help people with diabetes manage their condition—but could the order in which patients complete their workout regimen have an effect on blood glucose levels?
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The physical tolls of diabetes can be challenging for patients. However, a sometimes underexplored area of concern is the emotional burden faced by people living with diabetes.
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Study of Bone Turnover in Moderate Drinkers
A study examined the underlying cellular mechanisms that cause alcohol to have a positive impact on bone health.
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How to Proceed with Cytologically Indeterminate Nodules on FNA
In evaluating thyroid nodules, fine needle aspiration biopsy is the critical initial diagnostic test. If the results are indeterminate, thyroid surgery is often undertaken.
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Review from Researchers on Emerging Testosterone Treatments
Hypogonadal men have shifting clinical needs over time; in fact, the phenotype and clinical needs change dramatically, leading to a need for versatile therapies.
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Study Comparing Testosterone Levels in Opioid Users and Non-users
Hypogonadism is common in opioid users: in patients with hypogonadism-associated comorbidities, opioid users have the highest incidence of it.
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Promising Results in a Mice Study
Type 1 diabetes can cause a particular type of osteoporosis. Review osteoporosis research addressing a possible treatment option for type 1 diabetes-induced osteoporosis.