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Testosterone therapy not linked to VTE

July 22, 2015

Filling a testosterone prescription was not associated with increased risk for venous thromboembolism in middle-aged and older men, according to a new case-control study.

In June 2014, the FDA mandated a general warning on labels of testosterone products about the risk for VTE after receiving postmarket reports of an association between the products and VTE unrelated to polycythemia.

Johanna Olson In the Journals

Hormone levels of transgender youth consistent with assigned sex

July 21, 2015
Transgender teens and young adults have sex hormone levels consistent with their assigned gender at birth, according to research in Journal of Adolescent Health.In an…
Ami Zota In the Journals

Vaginal douches linked to increased phthalate exposure

July 15, 2015
Women who use a vaginal douche are more likely to be exposed to endocrine-disrupting phthalates than women who do not use douche, according to research in Environmental
Jessica LaRocca In the Journals

Chemical exposure may alter placental genes in pregnant women

July 13, 2015
Prenatal exposure in the first trimester to phenols and phthalates is associated with altered genetic expression in the mother’s placenta, according to research in…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
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Vlog: Global endocrinology community gathers for ICE/ENDO 2014

June 21, 2014
Ronald Tamler, MD, PhD, MBA, clinical director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center and a member of the Endocrine Today
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from the American Beverage Association.

The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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Jacques Baillargeon, PhD In the Journals

Testosterone therapy not linked to VTE

July 22, 2015
Filling a testosterone prescription was not associated with increased risk for venous thromboembolism in middle-aged and older men, according to a…
Johanna Olson In the Journals

Hormone levels of transgender youth consistent with assigned sex

July 21, 2015
Transgender teens and young adults have sex hormone levels consistent with their assigned gender at birth, according to research in Journal of
Ami Zota In the Journals

Vaginal douches linked to increased phthalate exposure

July 15, 2015
Women who use a vaginal douche are more likely to be exposed to endocrine-disrupting phthalates than women who do not use douche, according to…
Jessica LaRocca In the Journals

Chemical exposure may alter placental genes in pregnant women

July 13, 2015
Prenatal exposure in the first trimester to phenols and phthalates is associated with altered genetic expression in the mother’s placenta…
John Dean In the Journals

International Society for Sexual Medicine offers guidelines for treating testosterone deficiency

July 12, 2015
The International Society for Sexual Medicine developed comprehensive guidelines to assist clinicians in better management and recognition of…
Darius Paduch In the Journals

Testosterone therapy unsuccessful for ejaculatory dysfunction

July 9, 2015
Testosterone replacement therapy did not improve sexual function in men with ejaculatory disorders and low testosterone levels, according to recent…
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More women choosing alternative medicine to treat menopausal symptoms

June 21, 2015
More women are turning to complementary and alternative medicine to treat their menopausal symptoms without first consulting a clinician, according…
Adda Grimberg, MD In the Journals

Boys with idiopathic short stature more likely to receive GH than girls

June 15, 2015
Boys with idiopathic short stature are two to three times more likely to receive growth hormone treatment than girls, despite sex not playing a role…

Leading menopause group calls for supporting hormone therapy for women over age 65

June 14, 2015
The North American Menopause Society has formally recommended that hormone therapy be considered for women over age 65 years, citing recent research…
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FDA committee recommends ADDYI approval to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in pre-menopause

June 5, 2015
In an 18-to-6 vote at the FDA joint meeting of the Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee, and the Drug Safety and Risk Management…
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