Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Testosterone replacement may improve anemia in older men with low testosterone

1. In this non-randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, men 65 years or older who had unexplained anemia with low serum testosterone had an increase in...

Testosterone administration may increase bone mineral density in older men with low testosterone

1. This placebo-controlled, double-blind trial showed that in older men (³65 years old) with low measured testosterone, one year of testosterone administration increased volumetric...

Maintenance program associated with reduced weight regain after weight loss

1. After 56 weeks of a weight maintenance intervention program, researchers found that mean weight regain in the intervention group (0.75 kg) was lower...

Bariatric surgery superior to medical therapy for diabetes at five-years: The STAMPEDE trial

1. Bariatric surgery significantly reduced and sustained glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels compared to medical therapy at five-year follow-up. 2. Both gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy...

Polygenic index of waist-hip ratio associated with cardiovascular disease

1. Investigating a polygenic index of 48 single nucleotide polymorphisms for Waist-Hip Ratio adjusted for BMI, this study showed an association with increased biomarkers...

Computerized support tool improved screening rates for type 2 diabetes among high-risk children

1. Based on this randomized clinical trial, a computerized clinical decision support system that integrated guideline recommendations type 2 diabetes screening in high risk...

Ultrasound-guided microwave ablation may be effective in severe secondary hyperparathyroidism

1. In a prospective cohort study of 51 patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and severe secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT), ultrasound-guided percutaneous microwave ablation (MWA)...

New probiotic treatment for obesity and diabetes [PreClinical]

1. Administering various formulations of the Akkermansia (A.) muciniphila bacterium to mice resulted in improved metabolism and decreased weight gain. 2. A. muciniphila decreased body...

Obesity leaves patients vulnerable to suboptimal end-of-life care

1. In this retrospective cohort, obesity was associated with reduced hospice use and in-home death during the last 6 months of life. 2. Higher Medicare...

Adding antiandrogen therapy to radiation improves overall survival in recurrent prostate cancer

1. The addition of biclutamide (antiandrogen) to radiation therapy for recurrent prostate cancer improved overall survival compared to radiation alone. 2. Radiation therapy and biclutamide...
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