Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Canagliflozin reduces cardiovascular outcomes in patients with diabetes: The CANVAS

1. Canagliflozin, a sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, significantly reduced the risk of the primary composite outcome of cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction,...

Low-dose aspirin reduces incidence of preterm preeclampsia in high-risk pregnancies: The ASPRE trial

1. Low-dose aspirin significantly reduced the incidence of preterm preeclampsia in women identified as high-risk for preeclampsia using a screening protocol that combined maternal...

Sleep duration inversely related to childhood type 2 diabetes risk makers

1. Shorter sleep duration was associated with higher BMI, fat mass index, and insulin levels in children aged 9 to 10 years. 2. Sleep duration...

Midlife smoking, diabetes, and hypertension associated with late life dementia

1. Based on results of the Atherosclerotic Risk in Communities (ARIC) prospective cohort, midlife vascular risk factors associated with dementia included smoking, diabetes, prehypertension,...

Osteoporosis medications may improve bone health in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate...

1. Bisphosphonates and denosumab increased bone mineral density (BMD) in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for nonmetastatic prostate cancer, with denosumab also showing...

Orthostatic hypotension measurements done within one minute associated with adverse outcomes

1. In this prospective cohort study, measurements of orthostatic hypotension within one minute of standing were associated with higher odds of history of dizziness...

Genetic variants related to serum calcium levels associated with coronary artery disease

1. This Mendelian randomized study found that a genetic predisposition to higher serum calcium levels was associated with an increased risk of coronary artery...

Abiraterone associated with improved survival for advanced prostate cancer: The STAMPEDE trial

1. Men treated with abiraterone, prednisolone, and androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) (combined therapy) demonstrated a significantly increased overall survival in comparison to those treated with...

More research needed to determine cardiovascular effects of long-term hormone therapy for transgender adults

1. Cross-sex hormone therapy (CSHT) may be associated with worsening cardiovascular risk factors in transgender men. 2. CSHT may not result in increases in cardiovascular...

Continuing statins after an adverse event is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular events...

1. Continuation of statins after an adverse event is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular events (stroke or myocardial infarction) and death. 2. Study results...
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