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Reproductive hormones modestly linked to sexual function during menopause

November 20, 2014

Modest significant associations were observed between reproductive hormones and sexual function in women during menopause, according to research published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

The positive association with testosterone supports the role of androgens in female sexual function, whereas the negative association with follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) supports the role of menopausal status, the researchers said.

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Follicular fluid proteins differentially expressed in women with PCOS

November 20, 2014
Proteins essential to follicular growth demonstrated differential expression in the follicular fluid of women with polycystic ovary syndrome, according to research…
Germaine Louis In the Journals

Ultraviolet filters linked to reduced male fecundity

November 14, 2014
Men’s ability to father children in a timely manner may be affected by certain chemicals in sunscreens designed to protect against ultraviolet rays, according to…
Poorani Goundan Imaging AnalysisPublication Exclusive

Diagnosis and monitoring of an incidental infundibular lesion

Endocrine Today, October 2014
Poorani Goundan, MD; Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNU
A 61-year-old male was referred to the endocrine clinic for evaluation of a pituitary mass. A head MRI was ordered for the complaint of decreased smell for 2 years. The…
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Treatment of Acromegaly: Current Options - Part 3 of 5

Treatment of Acromegaly: Emerging Options - Part 4 of 5

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Several medical therapies for acromegaly, including somatostatin receptor agonists, dopamine receptor agonists, and a…
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Acromegaly: Challenges in Diagnosis - Part 2 of 5

Acromegaly: Pathophysiology, Signs, Symptoms, and Complications - Part 1 of 5

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

An understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms of acromegaly is important to its various complications as well…
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John Randolph In the Journals

Reproductive hormones modestly linked to sexual function during menopause

November 20, 2014
Modest significant associations were observed between reproductive hormones and sexual function in women during menopause, according to research…
In the Journals

Follicular fluid proteins differentially expressed in women with PCOS

November 20, 2014
Proteins essential to follicular growth demonstrated differential expression in the follicular fluid of women with polycystic ovary syndrome…
Germaine Louis In the Journals

Ultraviolet filters linked to reduced male fecundity

November 14, 2014
Men’s ability to father children in a timely manner may be affected by certain chemicals in sunscreens designed to protect against ultraviolet…
Poorani Goundan Imaging AnalysisPublication Exclusive

Diagnosis and monitoring of an incidental infundibular lesion

Endocrine Today, October 2014
Poorani Goundan, MD; Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNU
A 61-year-old male was referred to the endocrine clinic for evaluation of a pituitary mass. A head MRI was ordered for the complaint of decreased…
Andrea LaCroix Meeting News Coverage

MsFLASH: Success, potential in treating bothersome menopause symptoms

October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — Findings from clinical intervention studies inside the Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health, or…
Risa Kagan Meeting News Coverage

Ospemifene benefited postmenopausal women with vulvar, vaginal atrophy

October 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — In postmenopausal women with vulvar and vaginal atrophy, 
David J. Portman In the JournalsPerspective

Weight, libido unchanged with low-dose paroxetine to treat vasomotor symptoms

October 20, 2014
Paroxetine administered in low doses to treat vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause did not yield significant changes in body weight or sexual…
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Demographic shifts affect future well-being of women

October 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — A growing aging population, changing roles and smaller households are altering women’s lives and affecting their future…

Survey: Fewer than half of postmenopausal women take bone health supplements

October 12, 2014
A recent survey conducted by AIDP Inc. found that although women are well aware of the risks of brittle bones and fractures, fewer than half take…
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Liraglutide, metformin combination yields weight loss in obese PCOS patients

October 9, 2014
In overweight and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a regimen of liraglutide, combined with metformin and lifestyle changes, yielded…
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