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Phthalates, BPA may reduce vitamin D levels

Phthalates, BPA may reduce vitamin D levels
September 26, 2016

Environmental exposure to phthalates and bisphenol A may alter circulating levels of total 25-hydroxyvitamin D in adults, according to findings from a recent cross-sectional study.

In an analysis of blood and urine samples from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, researchers observed an inverse relationship between di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) metabolites and total 25-(OH)D, with the strongest association observed in women.

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Hypernatremia increases mortality risk during hospitalization

September 20, 2016
Older adults with hypernatremia admitted to the hospital have a higher mortality rate compared with those without hypernatremia, researchers recently reported. Gabriel
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Adiponectin level may serve as predictor of subclinical Cushing’s syndrome

September 12, 2016
In adults with adrenal incidentaloma, adiponectin levels may help predict the presence of subclinical Cushing’s disease, according to recent findings. …
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Season of birth affects risk for Addison’s disease

September 6, 2016
British and Polish adults born in winter months are more likely to develop Addison’s disease vs. those born in summer months, according to recent findings…
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Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

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Phthalates, BPA may reduce vitamin D levels

September 26, 2016
Environmental exposure to phthalates and bisphenol A may alter circulating levels of total 25-hydroxyvitamin D in adults, according to findings from…

In the Journals Plus

Hypernatremia increases mortality risk during hospitalization

September 20, 2016
Older adults with hypernatremia admitted to the hospital have a higher mortality rate compared with those without hypernatremia, researchers recently…

In the Journals Plus

Adiponectin level may serve as predictor of subclinical Cushing’s syndrome

September 12, 2016
In adults with adrenal incidentaloma, adiponectin levels may help predict the presence of subclinical Cushing’s disease, according to recent…

In the Journals Plus

Season of birth affects risk for Addison’s disease

September 6, 2016
British and Polish adults born in winter months are more likely to develop Addison’s disease vs. those born in summer months, according to…

‘In the Journals Plus’ now live on Healio.com/Endocrinology

August 16, 2016
Healio.com/Endocrinology recently launched In the Journals Plus, a new feature that will provide busy physicians with summaries of the top articles…

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Sodium restriction increases risk for false negatives in primary aldosteronism screening

August 10, 2016
A low-sodium diet can result in false interpretation of primary aldosteronism screening, with milder phenotypes of the disorder most vulnerable to…

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Blood pressure increases with high hydrocortisone doses

August 9, 2016
High-dose hydrocortisone therapy — even within physiologic levels — increases blood pressure and affects several related systems…

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Screening tool accurately predicts Cushing’s syndrome in most at-risk patients

August 8, 2016
A scoring system based on clinical signs and a late-night salivary cortisol test accurately predicted Cushing’s syndrome in at-risk patients…

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Nonfunctional adrenal tumors associated with increased risk of diabetes

August 5, 2016
Patients with nonfunctional adrenal tumors are at a higher risk for incident diabetes than individuals without adrenal tumors, according to findings…

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Hypertension may not increase risk for primary aldosteronism

August 4, 2016
People with hypertension may not be at increased risk for primary aldosteronism compared with people without hypertension; however, people with…

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