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GH therapy continuation in Prader-Willi syndrome beneficial

August 25, 2016

Continuation of growth hormone therapy in young adults with Prader-Willi syndrome who have reached adult height can help to reduce fat mass and increase lean body mass, study data show.

Renske J. Kuppens, MD, of Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands, and colleagues conducted a 2-year, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled crossover study in 27 young adults (mean age, 17.2 years; eight men) with Prader-Willi syndrome to determine the effects of GH therapy compared with placebo on body composition.

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Testosterone solution improves sexual function, energy levels in hypogonadism

August 22, 2016
Continuous treatment with a 2% topical testosterone solution may help to improve low sex drive and low-energy symptoms in men with hypogonadism, study data show. …
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Combination oral contraceptive does not affect overall sexual function

August 17, 2016
Overall sexual function in women is not negatively affected with levonorgestrel-containing oral contraceptive, according to findings published in The Journal of

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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 from leading…
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The Emerging Biosimilar Therapeutic Landscape: Scientific Foundations and Clinical Implications

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Recent processes have been established to facilitate the production, validation, and utilization of biosimilars…
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Obesity contributes more to poor sleep than low testosterone in hypogonadal men

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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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GH therapy continuation in Prader-Willi syndrome beneficial

August 25, 2016
Continuation of growth hormone therapy in young adults with Prader-Willi syndrome who have reached adult height can help to reduce fat mass and…

In the Journals Plus

Testosterone solution improves sexual function, energy levels in hypogonadism

August 22, 2016
Continuous treatment with a 2% topical testosterone solution may help to improve low sex drive and low-energy symptoms in men with hypogonadism…

In the Journals Plus

Combination oral contraceptive does not affect overall sexual function

August 17, 2016
Overall sexual function in women is not negatively affected with levonorgestrel-containing oral contraceptive, according to findings published in…

‘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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Prenatal dexamethasone adversely affects cognitive function in healthy girls

August 8, 2016
Cognitive function is reduced in healthy girls exposed to early prenatal dexamethasone, which suggests the therapy should not be used in fetuses at…

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Hormonal contraception associated with increased vitamin D levels in black women

August 5, 2016
Black women using estrogen-containing contraceptives were more likely to have higher vitamin D levels than those not taking such agents, regardless…

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HT use may increase radius cortical volumetric, spine areal BMD

August 1, 2016
Later natural menopause and a longer reproductive span may provide positive effects on trabecular volumetric bone mineral density into early old…

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Prescribing patterns for compounded HT differ across specialties

July 18, 2016
In the United States, general practitioners and obstetrician/gynecologists are more likely to prescribe FDA-approved hormone therapy, whereas…

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Vaginal estradiol softgel capsule viable option for atrophy symptoms

July 18, 2016
In postmenopausal women with moderate to severe vulvar and vaginal atrophy, a vaginal softgel suppository containing estradiol was a safe and…

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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…

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