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Experts look for answers to nature of pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury

Endocrine Today, September 2016

Traumatic brain injury has received increased attention in recent years primarily due to two highly visible groups affected by the condition. Soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan have exhibited blast-related brain dysfunction in numbers greater than those of earlier conflicts, and professional football players have forced the NFL to recognize the chronic traumatic encephalopathy that follows some concussions.

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant health concern worldwide, resulting in 2.5 million ED visits, hospitalizations and deaths in the United States in 2010, according to the CDC.

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Acromegaly associated with late-onset diabetes

August 19, 2016
Uncontrolled, persistent acromegaly is a strong predictor of incident type 2 diabetes, whereas disease diagnosis at an older age, and not disease activity, was…

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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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Mexico’s acromegaly registry provides insight on treatment differences

July 27, 2016
The Mexican Acromegaly Registry, the first non-European registry of the disease and the largest such registry in the world, shows that the availability of resources
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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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Case study shows chronic marijuana use associated with hypopituitarism

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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States…
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Experts look for answers to nature of pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury

Endocrine Today, September 2016
Traumatic brain injury has received increased attention in recent years primarily due to two highly visible groups affected by the condition…

In the Journals Plus

Acromegaly associated with late-onset diabetes

August 19, 2016
Uncontrolled, persistent acromegaly is a strong predictor of incident type 2 diabetes, whereas disease diagnosis at an older age, and not disease…

‘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…

In the Journals Plus

Mexico’s acromegaly registry provides insight on treatment differences

July 27, 2016
The Mexican Acromegaly Registry, the first non-European registry of the disease and the largest such registry in the world, shows that the

Researchers identify brain patterns that help people cope with stress

July 24, 2016
A team of researchers identified brain patterns that appear to underlie healthy emotional and behavioral responses to stress. Rajita

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Targeted acromegaly screening needed to improve outcomes, reduce complications

July 12, 2016
A targeted screening program to detect acromegaly in at-risk patients is feasible and could reduce disease complications and health care costs…

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HPA axis activity increased in adolescent offspring of mothers with preeclampsia

July 7, 2016
Adolescent offspring of mothers with preeclampsia have increased hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis activity that results in mild…

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Endocrine Society calls for stricter European regulation of EDCs

June 20, 2016
Recommended European Commission regulatory criteria regarding endocrine-disrupting chemicals do not go far enough to protect human health, according…

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FDA approves imaging agent to detect neuroendocrine tumors

June 2, 2016
The FDA approved Netspot, the first kit for the preparation of gallium Ga 68 dotatate injection, a radioactive diagnostic agent for PET scan imaging…

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Neuroendocrine tumor presence increases B-lymphocyte stimulator levels

May 28, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with neuroendocrine tumors are more likely to have increased B-lymphocyte stimulator levels compared with healthy…

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