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2011-06-07 07:35:00

Wrinkles on a woman’s face during the first few years of menopause may predict her risk of suffering from bone fractures.

2011-06-07 00:00:31

The Endocrine Society released new clinical practice guidelines calling for vitamin D concentrations of 30-60 ng/ml (75-150 nmol/L), closely approaching the recommendation of 40-60 ng/ml of the GrassrootsHealth’ consortium of vitamin D experts. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 The Endocrine Society released new clinical practice guidelines calling for vitamin D concentrations of 30-60 ng/ml (75-150 nmol/L), closely approaching the recommendation of 40-60 ng/ml of the...

2011-06-06 20:06:47

Overweight girls lose more weight and can better stay on a healthy diet if they eat sugar-free, low-fat desserts several times weekly, as opposed to any dessert once a week, a new study finds.

2011-06-06 20:04:45

Women who have higher levels of the appetite-controlling hormone leptin have fewer symptoms of depression, and this apparent inverse relationship is not related to body mass index (BMI), a new study finds.

2011-06-06 20:03:50

Patients in the intensive care unit who do not tolerate adequate nutrition from tube feeding should wait a week before receiving intravenous (IV) feeding because, compared with early IV feeding, it enhances recovery from critical illness.

2011-06-06 20:02:53

Post-menopausal women have better memory after daily treatment with a testosterone spray for six months, a new preliminary study finds.

2011-06-06 20:02:00

A lower dose of zoledronic acid than currently recommended for prevention of bone fractures due to osteoporosis decreases bone resorption and increases bone density, and may be effective in reducing the risk of osteoporotic fractures, a study finds.

2011-06-06 19:49:16

Today, The Endocrine Society released "Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline."

2011-06-06 19:47:19

New research finds that gestational diabetes, or pregnancy-related diabetes, may not raise the risk of heart disease independent of other cardiovascular risk factors except in certain high-risk populations, such as Hispanics.

2011-06-06 17:30:46

Women with low bone density are seven times more likely to benefit from a bisphosphonate drug when their vitamin D blood levels are above recent recommendations from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) as adequate for bone health.


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