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Sex hormones fail to influence all-cause, CVD mortality in middle-aged men

September 30, 2016

Mortality and cardiovascular disease outcomes are not influenced by testosterone, dihydrotestosterone or estradiol in predominantly middle-aged men, study data show.

These data differ from previously reported findings revealing a link between hormones and CVD, the researchers wrote.

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Majority of adverse events in clinical trials remain unpublished

September 30, 2016
A lower number and smaller range of adverse events were reported in published studies compared with those unpublished, according to data published in PLoS Medicine
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Better compliance with vaginal tablets than creams among postmenopausal women

September 30, 2016
Postmenopausal women were more likely to regularly fill their prescription for vaginally administered local estrogen therapy when prescribed vaginal tablets vs. creams…
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Parity number influences body size phenotype in postmenopausal women

September 30, 2016
Korean women who have given birth to three or more children are more likely to have metabolically abnormal obesity after menopause than women who delivered fewer…
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Type 1 diabetes often accompanied by other autoimmune diseases

September 29, 2016
People with type 1 diabetes may also be more likely to have a diagnosis of another autoimmune disease, study data show. Janet B. McGill, MD, FACE, professor of…
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