Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Childhood antibiotic use not linked to celiac or islet cell autoimmunity

1. In a prospective study of children at-risk for development of type-1 diabetes, antibiotic use was not associated with the development of islet or...

Romosozumab followed by alendronate superior to alendronate alone in fracture prevention

1. In postmenopausal osteoporotic women at high risk for fracture, romosozumab followed by alendronate significantly reduced fracture risk compared to alendronate alone. 2. Although the...

Adiponectin treats some symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome in mice [PreClinical]

1. In mouse models of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), elevated adiponectin levels ameliorated metabolic dysfunction. 2. However, adiponectin was unable to completely restore reproductive...

Thyrotropin and free T4 levels associated with life expectancy and risk of cardiovascular disease

1. In this prospective cohort study, men and women with TSH levels in the highest tertile lived a few years longer than those in...

Sentinel lymph node dissection not inferior to complete axillary lymph node dissection for women...

1. For women with invasive breast cancer and metastases to 1 or 2 sentinel lymph nodes, treatment with sentinel lymph node dissection alone was...

Hormone replacement therapy not associated with changes in mortality in post-menopausal women

1. In this analysis of two randomized controlled trials, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was not associated with a change in all-cause mortality among post-menopausal...

Cardiovascular benefits of intensive systolic blood pressure control may outweigh risks of chronic kidney...

1. The benefits of intensive systolic blood pressure (SBP) control to cardiovascular and all-cause mortality may outweigh the increased risk of incident chronic kidney...

Re-analysis of evidence suggests that PSA screening significantly reduces the risk for death from...

1. PSA screening was associated with a reduction in risk for death from prostate cancer. 2. No differences in the effects of PSA screening were...

Risk of cardiovascular events similar between degludec and glargine in type 2 diabetics: The...

1. Type 2 diabetic patients at high-risk for cardiovascular events treated with the ultra long-acting insulin degludec experienced cardiovascular events at an incidence noninferior...

Continuous glucose monitoring associated with better glucose control for patients receiving insulin for type...

1. Continuous glucose monitoring in type 2 diabetes patients was associated with improved glycemic control. 2. No significant difference in quality-of-life was observed in patients...
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