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2013-10-01 13:44:03

The oral hormone therapy conjugated equine estrogens (CEEs), which is used by women to relieve menopause symptoms, appears to be associated with increased risk for venous thrombosis (VT, blood clots) and possibly myocardial infarction (heart attack), but not ischemic stroke risk, when compared with the hormone therapy oral estradiol, according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Researchers compared the cardiovascular safety of the two commonly used...

2013-10-01 13:42:41

JAMA Internal Medicine publishes University of Washington -- Group Health study Women can choose among several types of estrogen pills, which are equally effective at relieving menopausal symptoms. But in an observational study of comparative safety, use of estradiol was associated with less risk of developing blood clots in leg veins (deep vein thrombosis) and clots in the lungs (pulmonary emboli) than was use of conjugated equine estrogens. According to a joint University of Washington...

2013-10-01 08:29:48

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) announced today that LX4211, a first-in-class, dual inhibitor of sodium glucose transporters 1 and 2 (SGLT1 and SGLT2), successfully met the primary endpoint of reducing post-prandial glucose, in a study of patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate to severe renal impairment. Reducing elevated post-prandial glucose, high blood sugar levels after meals, is a key objective of diabetes...

2013-09-30 23:42:13

October 1st marks the one year anniversary of HypothyroidMom.com. In one year this thyroid advocacy blog has reached moms with hypothyroidism all across the globe. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Founder Dana Trentini launched her thyroid advocacy blog HypothyroidMom.com on October 1st, 2012, in memory of her unborn baby she lost to hypothyroidism. As the blog reaches its one year anniversary, there is much to celebrate. Hypothyroid Mom has 240,446 monthly page views with 71,152 monthly unique...

2013-09-27 16:23:48

Medtronic Product 'a First Step Toward an Artificial Pancreas' WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today applauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its commitment to ensuring patients in the United States can access insulin pumps that can temporarily stop insulin delivery once sensor glucose levels fall below a predetermined threshold. This morning, Medtronic announced FDA...

2013-09-27 10:49:36

Article in Science magazine by University of Nevada, Reno and University of Iowa shows research result New regulatory approaches may be needed to assess environmental risks of agricultural growth promoters, and similar human pharmaceuticals, following research that shows a newly found reversion mechanism allows unexpected persistence of the steroidal substances in aquatic environments. Results of the research will be published in an article in the renowned journal Science – the weekly...

2013-09-26 23:22:19

Author, speaker and the creator of the “Hot Flashionista Movement”, Kathy Cagney Rossi is pleased to announce the release of her new book Hot Flashes, Cool Insights. Her new work is insightful, fun and informative for all women who at one time or another will be addressing their midlife and menopausal choices. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Author, speaker and the creator of the “Hot Flashionista Movement”, Kathy Cagney Rossi is pleased to announce the release of her new book Hot...

2013-09-25 23:25:11

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Hypertension Treatment Drugs Markets in China. London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 China's demand for hypertension treatment drugs has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity, industry structure, marketing channels and...

2013-09-25 10:39:29

Levels of social deprivation, as well as how well a patient controls their blood sugar, is an independent risk factor for mortality in people with type 1 diabetes. These are the findings of new research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Barcelona, Spain. The research is by the Diabetes Clinical Academic Group at King's Healthcare Partners, UK, and presented by Dr Stephen Thomas, Dept of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Guy's and St...

2013-09-24 23:37:38

The mobile app, also named PCOS Diva, is a 90-day course of tips and motivation to help women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome manage their PCOS naturally. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the leading cause of infertility in women, and is estimated to affect more than 10% of women worldwide. If left unchecked, it can lead a great risk of chronic illness like diabetes and heart disease. PCOS Diva, is an online site that helps women with Polycystic...


Latest Endocrinology Reference Libraries

Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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