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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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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…
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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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