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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.

NIH renews research grants on aging

November 20, 2014
The NIH has announced renewed funding of $23.4 million for 11 Edward R. Roybal Centers for Research on Applied Gerontology and the designation of two additional…
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Patients with type 1 diabetes at increased risk for all-cause, CVD mortality

November 20, 2014
The likelihood of dying from any cause or cardiovascular causes is two times higher in patients with type 1 diabetes and an HbA1c level ≤6.9% compared with…
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Clinicians seek better outcomes for women with CVD

Endocrine Today, November 2014
As emerging data focused on considerations for women with cardiovascular disease compared with men is increasing, clinicians are working to implement strategies to…
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Treatment of Acromegaly: Current Options - Part 3 of 5

Treatment of Acromegaly: Current Options - Part 3 of 5

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The goals of treatment for patients with acromegaly include controlling growth hormone excess, and relieving signs and…
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Risk stratification guidelines help determine treatment for thyroid cancer

November 11, 2014
Fabian Pitoia, MD,  head of the thyroid section of the division of endocrinology at the Hospital de Clinicas of…
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Acromegaly Cases

Acromegaly Cases: Expert Insights into Diagnosis and Emerging Treatment Options – Part 5 of 5

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Acromegaly is a rare chronic disorder that is typically caused by excessive growth hormone secretion, and is…
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