Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

No difference in live birth rates between intracytoplasmic sperm injection and conventional in-vitro fertilization...

1. For couples with a male partner with normal sperm counts and motility, intracytoplasmic sperm injection did not result in higher rates of live...

Younger age of onset of type 2 diabetes linked to higher risk of dementia

1. Younger age of onset of type 2 diabetes milletus is strongly associated with increased risk of subsequent dementia Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown:...

Childhood fat mass more strongly associated with adult-onset type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk than...

1. An increase in childhood fat mass was more strongly associated with the risk of adult onset type 2 diabetes than childhood weight, independent...

Association of oral corticosteroid bursts with severe adverse events in children

1. Among a large cohort of children in Taiwan, oral corticosteroids prescribed for <14 days were associated with an increased risk of gastrointestinal (GI)...

Effect of high-frequency spinal cord stimulation in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy

1. Pain relief and health-related quality of life was significantly improved among those undergoing 10-kHz spinal cord stimulation, compared to conventional medical management. 2. Outcomes...

Edema index predicts cardiorespiratory fitness in patients with HFrEF and type 2 diabetes mellitus

1. Bioelectric impedance analysis-measured edema index (EI) is a feasible, non-invasive technique for measuring fluid overload. 2. EI is an independent predictor of cardiorespiratory fitness...

Spinal cord stimulation shows considerable improvement in pain and quality of life for patients...

1. 10-kHz spinal cord stimulation (SCS) was safe and effective in treating patients with painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) refractory to medical management, leading to...

Semaglutide 2.4 mg once a week decreases bodyweight in overweight or obese patients with...

1. Change in mean bodyweight was -9.6% with semaglutide 2.4 mg vs. -3.4% with placebo. 2. Approximately two-thirds of patients on semaglutide 2.4 mg achieved...

Prediabetes may be a weak indicator of risk for diabetes among older adults

1. Older adults with prediabetes were more likely to regress to normoglycemia or pass away than progress to diabetes. 2. Prediabetes may be a weak...

Long-term usage of cyproterone acetate (CPA) at high doses associated with greater risk of...

1. Long-term usage of cyproterone acetate (CPA) at high doses was associated with greater risk of meningioma development in females. 2. Discontinuation of CPA after...

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