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Treating acromegaly usually involves using somatostatin analogs (SA); these have been used for more than 25 years. However, there is a major disadvantage to using SA: a patient will need to continue the therapy indefinitely.
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Diagnosing growth hormone deficiency (commonly abbreviated as GHD) in childhood is difficult. This is mostly because there are no true gold standards for diagnosis.
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Researchers evaluated the consistency of the use of family history in clinical practice guidelines for both colorectal cancer and type 2 diabetes. They also looked at how these definitions influence screening recommendations.
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Learn whether pregnancy during adolescence is a predictor of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
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Greek researchers sought to determine the factors that are associated with bone mineral density in Greek men. Find out what the researchers learned in this osteoporosis study.
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Researchers studied the cortisol awakening response in patients with shoulder and neck pain and in patients with fibromyalgia.
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Learn whether researchers found a link between both processed and unprocessed red meat and type 2 diabetes.
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Read about the overall risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women and postmenopausal women who have type 2 diabetes.
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Hypertension Cure Rates from Adrenal Surgery
The objective of a study was to identify the optimal adrenal venous sampling (AVS) lateralization ratio for unilateral primary aldosteronism.
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Researchers examined whether inflammatory bowel disease can eventually lead to osteoporosis.
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Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is used to determine if a thyroid nodule is cancerous, but inadequate samples are reported in 1% to 20% of the thyroid biopsies done. Learn more in this article.
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Kale is rich in vitamin K1 and soluble calcium, which means that it may be effective at boosting bone mineral density. Article highlights what researchers learned about kale supplementation in this osteoporosis-focused study.
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A study out of China looked at the effectiveness of radioactive iodine therapy (131-I) in patients with Graves’ disease. Article provides basics of this thyroid research.
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A study out of Hong Kong looked at whether a triple herb can be used to help prevent osteoporosis.
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A study from Japan examined the effect of iodine intake on maternal and neonatal thyroid function in an iodine-sufficient area.
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Children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia require a knowledgeable caregiver to help them in times of adrenal crisis and acute illness.
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Researchers looked at whether infections (ie, measles, mumps, and rubella) were associated with type 1 diabetes incidence.
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A study examined degenerative changes in the lumbar spine in elderly women using measurements obtained from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA). Researchers also looked at the implications for diagnosing these patients with osteoporosis.
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Researchers found that low-fat dairy products may be linked to an overall lower risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.
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A study was done to examine the incidence of diabetes during growth hormone replacement therapy (GHRT).
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