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Individuals with mood disorders, low cortisol may have higher risk for obesity, other metabolic disorders

Individuals with mood disorders, low cortisol may have higher risk for obesity, other metabolic disorders
July 22, 2016

Recent findings indicated associations between low cortisol levels, metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk factors among individuals with mood disorders.

“These results provide clues to better understand the high prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in people with recurrent depressions or bipolar disorder. The results may in the future contribute to better preventative treatments of cardiovascular diseases in these disorders,” Martin Maripuu, PhD, of Umeå University, Sweden, said in a press release.

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Vasomotor symptom trajectory varies by patient characteristics

July 18, 2016
In menopausal women, hormone level, race, BMI, lifestyle and psychosocial factors predict distinct patterns regarding the timing and severity of vasomotor symptoms…
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GH therapy increases fracture risk in patients previously treated for acromegaly

July 15, 2016
Adult patients with severe growth hormone deficiency previously treated for acromegaly saw an increased fracture risk after 6 years of growth hormone replacement…
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Elevated late-night salivary cortisol may indicate recurrent Cushing’s disease

July 14, 2016
Elevated late-night salivary cortisol may serve as an early biochemical marker of recurrent Cushing’s disease, and prompt intervention may result in clinical…
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Diabetic Eye 2015: New Concepts in Screening, Managing, and Referral

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Late diagnosis of Cushing's disease still a problem

April 8, 2016
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New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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In the Journals

Individuals with mood disorders, low cortisol may have higher risk for obesity, other metabolic disorders

July 22, 2016
Recent findings indicated associations between low cortisol levels, metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk factors among individuals with mood…

In the Journals

Vasomotor symptom trajectory varies by patient characteristics

July 18, 2016
In menopausal women, hormone level, race, BMI, lifestyle and psychosocial factors predict distinct patterns regarding the timing and severity of…

In the Journals

GH therapy increases fracture risk in patients previously treated for acromegaly

July 15, 2016
Adult patients with severe growth hormone deficiency previously treated for acromegaly saw an increased fracture risk after 6 years of growth hormone…

In the Journals

Elevated late-night salivary cortisol may indicate recurrent Cushing’s disease

July 14, 2016
Elevated late-night salivary cortisol may serve as an early biochemical marker of recurrent Cushing’s disease, and prompt intervention may…

In the Journals

Guideline: Risk for malignancy should determine treatment for adrenal incidentalomas

July 13, 2016
The likelihood of malignancy, the presence and degree of hormone overproduction, and the age, health and preference of the patient should determine…

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Ovarian reserve biomarker declines among women with increasing age

July 8, 2016
Antral follicle count, or AFC, a biomarker of ovarian reserve, declines in women who are fertile and infertile with increasing age, although the…

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HPA axis activity increased in adolescent offspring of mothers with preeclampsia

July 7, 2016
Adolescent offspring of mothers with preeclampsia have increased hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis activity that results in mild…

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Adrenal volumes reduced, steroid hormone secretion increased after dexamethasone in PCOS

July 6, 2016
In some women with polycystic ovary syndrome, smaller adrenal volumes and higher steroid hormone secretion after dexamethasone therapy were detected…

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Adrenal vein sampling, CT ‘imperfect’ tests to identify adrenalectomy candidates

June 22, 2016
In patients with primary aldosteronism, both adrenal CT scans and more-invasive adrenal vein sampling identified the presence of…

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Higher CV risk exists with prednisolone in adrenal insufficiency

June 3, 2016
Adults with adrenal insufficiency prescribed prednisolone therapy had higher levels of total and LDL cholesterol vs. patients prescribed…

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