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Deficicencies in semen production linked to medical comorbidities

December 17, 2014

Researchers identified a relationship between semen production and medical comorbidities, including hypertension and endocrine disorders, according to data published in Fertility and Sterility.

“Men's health and fertility are related,” Michael L. Eisenberg, MD, assistant professor of urology and director of male reproductive medicine and surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, told Endocrine Today. “If one has health problems, there may be reproductive problems.”

Frank M. Sacks In the Journals

Glycemic index did not affect CV risk factors, insulin resistance

December 16, 2014
Diets containing foods with low glycemic index of dietary carbohydrate did not help patients with obesity or overweight achieve better insulin sensitivity, lipid levels…
Dexter Canoy, MD, PhD, MPhil In the Journals

Early, late menarche may increase risk for vascular disease

December 15, 2014
A new study reported a relationship between age at menarche and risk for vascular disease.The magnitude of risk was greater for menarche at age 10 years or younger and…
Peter Wurtz In the Journals

BMI increase adversely affects metabolic markers in lean young adults

December 12, 2014
Multiple cardiometabolic risk markers are negatively affected by increases in excess body fat, even among normal weight young adults, according to recent study findings…
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Clinical Perspectives on the Role of the Kidney in the Pathophysiology of T2DM

Clinical Perspectives on the Role of the Kidney in the Pathophysiology of T2DM: Emerging Options for Treatment

Recent advances with novel orally administered SGLT2 cotransporter inhibitors, a new class of antidiabetes medication…
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Michael H. Davidson, MD, discusses PCSK9 as a target of therapy

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Cardiology Today Editorial Board member Michael H. Davidson, MD, outlines a session he…
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Experts Take: Dialogue on HTG

Experts’ Take: Dialogue on Hypertriglyceridemia

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Amarin Pharma Inc.

Lead by genetic studies, recent data describe a causal role of triglycerides (TG) in the formation of atherosclerosis…
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Michael Eisenberg In the Journals

Deficicencies in semen production linked to medical comorbidities

December 17, 2014
Researchers identified a relationship between semen production and medical comorbidities, including hypertension and endocrine disorders, according…
Frank M. Sacks In the Journals

Glycemic index did not affect CV risk factors, insulin resistance

December 16, 2014
Diets containing foods with low glycemic index of dietary carbohydrate did not help patients with obesity or overweight achieve better insulin…
Dexter Canoy, MD, PhD, MPhil In the Journals

Early, late menarche may increase risk for vascular disease

December 15, 2014
A new study reported a relationship between age at menarche and risk for vascular disease.The magnitude of risk was greater for menarche at age 10…
Peter Wurtz In the Journals

BMI increase adversely affects metabolic markers in lean young adults

December 12, 2014
Multiple cardiometabolic risk markers are negatively affected by increases in excess body fat, even among normal weight young adults, according to…
In the Journals

Higher insulin dosage for type 2 diabetes may increase mortality risk

December 10, 2014
Patients with type 2 diabetes taking exogenous insulin could be at increased risk for death from all causes, major adverse cardiovascular events and…
In the Journals

Drinking from BPA-lined cans may increase BP

December 8, 2014
Consuming food and drinks from cans or plastic bottles coated with bisphenol A may cause increases in blood pressure, according to research published…
Steven Grover In the Journals

Life expectancy, healthy years likely to diminish with obesity-related diabetes, CVD

December 4, 2014
Obesity could reduce life expectancy by up to 8 years and healthy years of life by up to 19 years due to the effects of type 2 diabetes and…
In the Journals

Children born to ovarian hyperstimulated women may have impaired cardiac function

November 28, 2014
The children of ovarian hyperstimulated mothers may be at increased risk of cardiovascular dysfunction, according to recent findings. In the…
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Clinicians seek better outcomes for women with CVD

Endocrine Today, November 2014
As emerging data focused on considerations for women with cardiovascular disease compared with men is increasing, clinicians are working to implement…
In the Journals

Coenzyme Q10 lowered systolic BP in patients with NAFLD

November 19, 2014
Iranian patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease showed greater improvement in systolic blood pressure after treatment with coenzyme Q10…
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