Genome data provides support for link to thyroid cancer

October 21, 2017
Recent findings from a large international genetic database provided new insight on genetic mutations known to cause thyroid cancer, according to a…
Meeting News

Experts list year’s top findings in menopause, women’s health

October 20, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — At the Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society, leaders in the field presented recent standout articles in the…
In the Journals PlusPerspective

SCALE: Liraglutide increases health-related quality of life in obesity, prediabetes

October 20, 2017
Adults with obesity and prediabetes showed 3-year improvements in health-related quality of life and weight loss with once-daily subcutaneous…
In the Journals Plus

Long-acting pasireotide safe, effective for recurrent Cushing’s disease

October 20, 2017
In patients with persistent or recurring Cushing’s disease after surgery, monthly pasireotide was safe and effective, leading to normal urinary…
In the Journals Plus

Brain glucose levels diminished in obesity, type 2 diabetes during hyperglycemia

October 20, 2017
Adults with obesity or poorly controlled type 2 diabetes have decreased intracerebral glucose levels that can lead to adverse neurocognitive…
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Commercial weight-management program effective for diabetes prevention

October 20, 2017
Adults at high risk for type 2 diabetes may successfully reduce that risk — and their body weight — when participating in a diabetes…

‘Scant bipartisanship’ not enough to end ‘political war over Obamacare’

October 19, 2017
Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced a bipartisan bill that will finance cost-sharing subsidy payments to health…
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Prolactinoma increases CVD risk in men

October 19, 2017
Men with prolactinoma are at higher risk for incident cardiovascular disease compared with women with prolactinoma and healthy men and women…
FDA News

FDA grants clearance for CGM in the surgical ICU

October 19, 2017
The FDA granted clearance to OptiScan Biomedical Corporation for its OptiScanner 5000 Glucose Monitoring System, which will allow use of the system…
In the Journals Plus

Consensus statement: Diabetes language matters

October 19, 2017
Health care providers should employ neutral, nonjudgmental language that puts a patient with diabetes before the disease to remove pervasive…
In the Journals Plus

Adverse event reports of acute renal failure more numerous with SGLT2 inhibitors vs other agents

October 19, 2017
Compared with other diabetes medications, SGLT2 inhibitors were associated with more reports of acute renal failure in the FDA adverse event report…
In the Journals

ADA: Lifestyle management key to treating patients with diabetes

October 19, 2017
In this year’s Standards of Medical Care, the American Diabetes Association emphasizes that lifestyle management is the key to treating…
In the Journals Plus

Favorable outcomes seen for lung-only metastatic thyroid cancer

October 19, 2017
Results of a retrospective study conducted in South Korea demonstrated that most patients with metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer confined to
In the Journals Plus

Gestational diabetes often leads to poor metabolic health in offspring

October 19, 2017
Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes are more likely to have increased adiposity, an adverse cardiometabolic profile and early onset of…
FDA News

FDA advisory committee supports once-weekly semaglutide for type 2 diabetes

October 18, 2017
An FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted 16 to 0, with one abstention, in favor of recommending approval for the GLP-1 receptor agonist semaglutide…
In the Journals

Study suggests genetic link between obesity, major depression

October 18, 2017
Phenotypic associations between atypical depression symptoms and obesity-related traits may be due to shared pathophysiologic mechanisms in major…
In the Journals Plus

Statin therapy increases risk for incident diabetes in high-risk adults

October 18, 2017
Adults with prediabetes who participated in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study were more likely to develop incident type 2 diabetes if…
In the Journals Plus

Neurodevelopment unaffected by maternal iodine supplementation

October 18, 2017
In iodine-deficient pregnant women, supplementation with daily oral iodine did not affect the neurodevelopment of offspring at age 5 to 6 years…

Report: Positive trends in CHD, stroke deaths reversing

October 18, 2017
Evidence suggests that declines in death rates from CHD and stroke observed since 2000 have lessened since 2011, according to a report published by…
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Malignant thyroid nodules grow faster than benign nodules

October 18, 2017
Malignant thyroid nodules are more likely to grow at least 2 mm per year and increase in volume compared with benign thyroid nodules, according to…
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