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Secreted placental hormones could help identify fetal abnormalities related to EDCs in both sexes

March 5, 2015

SAN DIEGO — Human chorionic gonadotropin could partially mediate the effects of endocrine-disrupting phthalates on female genitalia sustained in the womb, according to research presented at The Endocrine Society annual meeting.

Monitoring human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in the first trimester of pregnancy, with normalization for fetal sex, could allow clinicians to identify abnormal development and intervene, according to researchers.

SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit…
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New guidelines to call for more selective use of radioactive iodine treatment in pediatric differentiated thyroid cancer

March 4, 2015
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Radioactive iodine treatment should be more selectively used in children with
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FDA launches drug shortage app

March 4, 2015
The FDA has introduced its first mobile application aimed at expediting updates to the public about drug shortages, the agency announced in a press release. The…
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CatD may be useful to differentiate pediatric liver inflammation, steatosis

March 4, 2015
Plasma cathepsin D levels could be used as noninvasive markers for distinguishing pediatric patients with steatosis from those with hepatic inflammation, according to…
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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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Autologous islet cell transplantation effective for chronic pancreatitis

December 3, 2014
In this video exclusive, Betul Hatipoglu, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine of the Endocrinology &…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
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