Commentary

Study used to justify international women’s track and field eligibility rule leaves questions

Endocrine Today, September 2018
Tamara Wexler, MD, PhD
New track and field regulations from the International Association of Athletics Federations, or IAAF, due to take effect in November will require…
Cover Story

In midlife cognitive decline, roles of estrogen, testosterone remain unclear

Endocrine Today, September 2018
For men and women entering midlife, changes in cognitive function can be a natural part of aging. Among Americans aged at least 45 years who were…
Point/Counter

Can optimal glucose management reduce risk for dementia in diabetes?

Endocrine Today, September 2018
PoinT Glycemic control is most likely a contributor to risk for future dementia. People with diabetes can develop cognitive decline for several…
In the Journals Plus

Case management increases bisphosphonate treatment uptake after fragility fracture

September 20, 2018
Adults who sustained an upper-extremity fragility fracture were more likely to initiate bisphosphonate treatment if participating in a fracture…
In the Journals Plus

Early signs of fatty liver, subclinical heart disease found in children with metabolically healthy obesity

September 20, 2018
Despite a lack of conventional cardiometabolic risk factors, children with so-called metabolically healthy obesity have a higher prevalence of…
Feature

Experts discuss potential benefits, disadvantages to Cigna-Express Scripts, CVS-Aetna mergers

September 19, 2018
The Department of Justice approved the Cigna-Express Scripts merger on Sept. 17, according to Business Insider and The Wall Street Journal
In the Journals Plus

Melatonin may play role in diabetes risk in men

September 19, 2018
A higher endogenous melatonin level in older Japanese men may be associated with decreased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to findings…
In the Journals Plus

Metformin ineffective for long-term metabolic improvements in teen obesity

September 19, 2018
Adolescents with obesity assigned to long-term metformin therapy experienced initial improvements in BMI and insulin resistance that were not…
In the Journals

Team-based health care improves patient outcomes, physician well-being

September 18, 2018
Implementing optimal team-based health care is associated with improvements in patient outcomes, the efficiency of care and the well-being and…
In the Journals

Household cleaning products might contribute to childhood overweight

September 18, 2018
Regular use of household cleaning products might contribute to risk for overweight in childhood by altering children’s gut microbiota…
In the Journals

Burnout frequency varies by specialty, but exact prevalence unclear

September 18, 2018
Symptoms of burnout and career choice regret were common among U.S. resident physicians, but differed substantially by clinical specialty, according…
In the Journals Plus

USPSTF endorses behavioral weight-loss intervention, offers less support for medications

September 18, 2018
In an update to its 2012 recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force continued to recommend that physicians not only screen for…
In the Journals Plus

Oral clonidine effectively, safely diagnoses pediatric GH deficiency

September 18, 2018
Among pubertal and prepubertal children with suspected growth hormone deficiency, the adrenergic agonist clonidine can accurately and safely diagnose…
In the Journals

Drug prices rise twice as fast during shortages

September 17, 2018
During a shortage, drug prices increase two times as quickly as they would have in the absence of a shortage, according to findings published in…
In the Journals

Multifaceted approach required to fight CV consequences of obesity

September 17, 2018
Individual and community interventions are required to prevent CV consequences from the obesity epidemic, according to a review paper published as…
Meeting News

Genotype associated with high-risk body fat patterns in black, white obese children

September 17, 2018
The FADS1 genotype was associated with an unfavorable body composition and high-risk body fat distribution patterns in black and white children with…
In the Journals Plus

Early engagement, intervention ‘crucial’ for children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

September 17, 2018
Children newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are at high risk for disease-related complications, including a fourfold increase in microalbuminuria…
In the Journals Plus

Adolescent metabolic health more strongly linked to physical activity than sedentary time

September 17, 2018
In adolescents, current physical activity level has a greater effect on metabolic health than time spent being sedentary, according to findings from…
In the Journals Plus

Suicide, alcohol-related and accidental deaths higher in diabetes

September 17, 2018
Finnish adults newly diagnosed with diabetes are more likely to die of suicide, alcohol-related causes or accidents over 7 years vs. those without…
In the Journals PlusPerspective

Obesity, weight change may predict trajectory of childhood sleep-disordered breathing

September 16, 2018
Children with obesity and sleep-disordered breathing are more likely to have persistent sleep conditions into adolescence vs. children without…