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Conservative management effective for primary hypophysitis

June 22, 2015

Unless symptoms are severe or progressive, conservative management is the recommended choice for primary hypophysitis, according to recent study findings published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Further, surgery does not prevent recurrence, and glucocorticoid pulse therapy was associated with a high recurrence rate, according to findings of a retrospective cross-sectional cohort study conducted by the Pituitary Working Group of the German Society of Endocrinology.

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Healthy, full-term newborns effectively metabolize BPA, remain at low risk

April 23, 2015
Many newborns are exposed to bisphenol A, but healthy, full-term infants are able to quickly and effectively metabolize the chemical, according to research in The
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Sugar-sweetened beverages suppress cortisol, stress responses in brain

April 16, 2015
The hormone cortisol and stress responses were suppressed with the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, according to recent study findings published in The Journal
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Genomic maps could improve pediatric adrenocortical tumor identification, treatment

March 16, 2015
Genomic maps of pediatric adrenocortical tumors have revealed aberrant genetic and chromosomal changes that drive cancer, along with the sequence of changes that trigger…
Obesity Consults

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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Case study shows chronic marijuana use associated with hypopituitarism

Case study shows chronic marijuana use associated with hypopituitarism

May 2, 2013
PHOENIX — Results of a case study presented here at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 22nd…
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

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Conservative management effective for primary hypophysitis

June 22, 2015
Unless symptoms are severe or progressive, conservative management is the recommended choice for primary hypophysitis, according to recent study…
Rebecca Nachman In the Journals

Healthy, full-term newborns effectively metabolize BPA, remain at low risk

April 23, 2015
Many newborns are exposed to bisphenol A, but healthy, full-term infants are able to quickly and effectively metabolize the chemical, according to…
In the Journals

Sugar-sweetened beverages suppress cortisol, stress responses in brain

April 16, 2015
The hormone cortisol and stress responses were suppressed with the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, according to recent study findings…
In the Journals

Genomic maps could improve pediatric adrenocortical tumor identification, treatment

March 16, 2015
Genomic maps of pediatric adrenocortical tumors have revealed aberrant genetic and chromosomal changes that drive cancer, along with the sequence of…
In the Journals

Dietary changes, physical activity, cognitive training prevent cognitive impairment in older patients

March 11, 2015
Multiple interventions such as healthy eating habits, exercise and web-based cognitive training may prevent or postpone cognitive decline among older…
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Metastatic pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma occur equally in sporadic, SDHx mutations

March 10, 2015
The frequency of metastatic tumors from primary apparently sporadic tumors (AST) appears to increase with age, with a decreased metastatic interval…
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Surgery plays key role in treating some malignant pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

March 8, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Surgery is important in managing some malignant pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas, according to a poster presented at The…
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Drawings assess patient perceptions after remission of acromegaly

March 2, 2015
A drawing test could be a relatively easy way for clinicians to assess patient perceptions after long-term remission from acromegaly, according to…
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Energetic adaptations persist in adolescents with extreme obesity after Roux-en-Y

February 27, 2015
Adolescents with extreme obesity who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass experienced energetic adaptations that favor weight regain, along with…
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Napping could reverse health consequences of sleep debt

February 10, 2015
Taking naps appears to release stress and deliver positive effects on immune responses, according to research published in The Journal of Clinical
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