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Study Identifies Ways to Improve Gender-Affirming Healthcare

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Male Fertility Problems in the Family Linked to Cancer Risk

Low sperm levels were tied to specific cancers in family members

Feb 22, 2024
FDA: Don't Use Smartwatches, Smart Rings for Blood Glucose Measurements

Noninvasive devices that don't pierce the skin can give inaccurate measurements

Feb 22, 2024
Major Alabama Hospital Pauses IVF Procedures After Court Ruling

University of Alabama at Birmingham assessing whether patients, docs could face criminal charges

Feb 22, 2024
Death by Gila Monster; Alabama Hospital Halts IVF Treatments; E-Bike Head Traumas

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Feb 22, 2024
Major Alabama Hospital Pauses IVF Procedures After Court Ruling

University of Alabama at Birmingham assessing whether patients, docs could face criminal charges

Death by Gila Monster; Alabama Hospital Halts IVF Treatments; E-Bike Head Traumas

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by ľ¹ÏÖ±²¥ staff

Endocrinology Case Studies

Jazz Musician With Slowly Expanding Neck Mass Causing Dysphagia

Alcoholism, liver dysfunction highly linked with rare disease of unknown etiology

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There's More Than One Way to Treat Lipedema

Surgery may not always be the best option, case report finds

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What's the Cause of Neck Swelling, Fever in Young Woman?

Diagnosis of this rare disease is often a challenge

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Alabama's Frozen Embryo Ruling: What It Could Mean for Fertility Treatment

"No court -- anywhere in the country -- has reached the conclusion the main opinion reaches"

Feb 21, 2024
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T2D Remission Common With Gastric Bypass; Selenium for Hashimoto's; Cereal Chemicals

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Feb 20, 2024
Endo Break over a computer rendering of a man with illustrated body organs.
Frozen Embryos 'Children' in Ala.; GLP-1s for Opioid Addiction? New E.Coli Outbreak

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Feb 20, 2024
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Surgical Remission of Cushing's Disease Tied to New Autoimmune Conditions

But glucocorticoid replacement right after surgery may be protective

Feb 19, 2024
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States Target Health Insurers' Red Tape Around Prior Authorization

Pending bills in multiple states include policies backed by the AMA

Feb 19, 2024
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Hot Flashes, Migraine Tied to Higher Risk of Stroke, Heart Disease

However, risks were nullified with control of blood pressure, cholesterol levels

Feb 15, 2024
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Clear Opportunity to Identify Patients With Osteoporosis Commonly Missed

Hip surgeons could, but mostly don't, send at-risk patients for screening

Feb 15, 2024
AAOS over a photo of Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA
Shooting at Super Bowl Parade; Accidental Incest; Chronic Fatigue After COVID

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Feb 15, 2024
Morning Break over illustration of a syringe, Covid virus, and DNA helix over a photo of green vegetation.
SGLT2 Inhibitors Tied to Better NAFLD Outcomes vs Other Antidiabetic Agents

Class of drug associated with highest odds of NAFLD regression for patients with type 2 diabetes

Feb 14, 2024
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Female Reproductive Factors Linked to COPD Risk

Age at menarche and menopause, number of children seem to play a role

Feb 13, 2024
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Denosumab Protective Against Diabetes?

Study found lower diabetes incidence with osteoporosis drug for patients who stayed on treatment

Feb 13, 2024
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Bariatric Surgery Tied to Long-Term Cognitive Benefits

Surgical weight loss linked with improved cognitive function, mood, and brain parameters on MRI

Feb 12, 2024
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Rapid Weight Loss a Diabetic Retinopathy Risk?

While research is conflicting, GLP-1 therapies might cause transient worsening of retinal disease

Feb 12, 2024
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Can a Common Diabetes Drug Turn Patients' Urine Into Alcohol?

Case study highlights importance of proper urine sample storage

Feb 07, 2024
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