Endocrinology

Reports of high-impact endocrinology studies by medical professionals

Increased fetal size in gestational diabetes after week 20 of pregnancy

1. Study findings suggest gestational diabetes is associated with larger fetal size starting at week 20, and that efforts to mitigate associated fetal growth...

Testosterone replacement in male cancer survivors helps improve body composition

1. Young male cancer survivors with low-normal serum morning total testosterone benefited from testosterone treatment as a therapeutic option to improve body composition. Evidence Rating:...

Smoking cessation and weight change in relation to cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality in...

1. Smoking cessation without weight gain in patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause and...

Treatment at lower glucose threshold noninferior to traditional threshold in newborns with asymptomatic hypoglycemia

1. In this randomized noninferiority trial involving newborns with asymptomatic moderate hypoglycemia, initiation of treatment at a lower blood glucose threshold resulted in no...

Elagolix with add-back hormone therapy effective in reducing fibroid-associated menstrual bleeding

1. In this pair of identical phase 3 trials involving premenopausal women with uterine fibroids, both elagolix with and without add-back therapy was more...

Teprotumumab may significantly improve outcomes in patients with active thyroid eye disease

1. In this phase 3 trial, patients with thyroid eye disease who received teprotumumab were far more likely to demonstrate a proptosis response compared...

Levothyroxine not effective for treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism symptoms in geriatric patients

1. There was no significant improvement of symptoms associated with subclinical hypothyroidism when subjects aged 80 year or older were given levothyroxine versus the...

Ultra-processed foods linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes

1. In this prospective cohort study from France, consumption of ultra-processed foods (UPF) was linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D). 2....

Maternal diabetes during pregnancy and early onset of cardiovascular disease in offspring

1. Children of mothers with diabetes are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) The prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in children and...

Risk of major adverse cardiovascular events varies with dynamic metabolic syndrome status

1. In this retrospective study involving South Koreans with no history of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE), persons who developed metabolic syndrome (MetS) within...
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