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Early Menopause Tied to Higher Risk of Respiratory Mortality

— Greatest risk observed for women with bilateral oophorectomy

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Type 1 Diabetes in Older People Has Nearly Tripled Globally Since the '90s

But the increase marks good news for survival, study suggests

Jun 13, 2024
Diet Change Revealed Deadly Diagnosis: Medical Mystery Solved!

Can you guess what caused this patient's salt cravings?

Jun 13, 2024
Testosterone Prodrug Improves Muscle Mass, Encephalopathy in Men With Cirrhosis

Androgen precursor may help cirrhosis-related sarcopenia

Jun 11, 2024
Two OTC CGMs Cleared; USPSTF Draft Recs for Osteoporosis; Generic Ozempic in Testing

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Jun 11, 2024
Testosterone Prodrug Improves Muscle Mass, Encephalopathy in Men With Cirrhosis

Androgen precursor may help cirrhosis-related sarcopenia

Two OTC CGMs Cleared; USPSTF Draft Recs for Osteoporosis; Generic Ozempic in Testing

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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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COVID-Flu Vax on the Horizon; Counterfeit Diabetes Devices; Surviving Bird Flu

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Jun 11, 2024
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FDA Expands Use of RSV Vaccine to Include More Adults

Arexvy now approved for people 50 years and older at increased risk of serious outcomes

Jun 10, 2024
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Missing Doc Found Dead; Trump's False Insulin Claim; CDC's Bird Flu Study

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Jun 10, 2024
Missing Doc Found Dead; Trump's False Insulin Claim; CDC's Bird Flu Study
Sleep Disturbance Common in Postmenopausal Women With Troublesome Hot Flashes

Most reported trouble sleeping, staying asleep, and many said their sleep was of poor quality

Jun 07, 2024
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Bariatric Surgery Linked With Lower Mortality vs GLP-1 Drugs in Study, but ...

Analysis of patients with obesity and diabetes only looked at first-generation GLP-1 agonists

Jun 07, 2024
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Search for Missing Doctor; Energy Drinks and Sudden Death; Unusual Pandemic Cancers

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Jun 07, 2024
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ENDO 2024 Roundup: Teen GLP-1 Coverage; Novel CAH Drug; Hot Flash Risks

More research from the Endocrine Society's annual meeting

Jun 05, 2024
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Only Certain Groups of People Should Take Very High Vitamin D Doses

New guidelines advised against routine 25(OH)D testing in most people

Jun 04, 2024
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Mood, Libido Suffer After Men Ditch Anabolic Steroids

Sexual dysfunction, depression more common in past users

Jun 04, 2024
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Daily Male Birth Control Gel Effective in Mid-Stage Trial

86% of men achieved 1 million/mL or less of sperm by week 15

Jun 03, 2024
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Chinese Herbs for Diabetes Prevention; Long-Term Tepezza Data; Novel Cushing's Tx

News and commentary from the endocrinology world

Jun 03, 2024
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Semaglutide May Boost Taste Sensitivity

Other taste-related changes also potentially seen with the GLP-1 agent in proof-of-concept study

Jun 02, 2024
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Novel Drug Reduces Steroid Need in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

No nonglucocorticoid treatments currently approved for this rare disorder

Jun 02, 2024
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Tirzepatide Sheds Pounds in Chinese Adults With BMI as Low as 24

Percentage weight loss is in line with pivotal trial results using standard obesity thresholds

May 31, 2024
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