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Latest Pediatric endocrinology Stories

2014-03-13 17:11:30

A rare and potentially lethal disease of newborn babies whose bodies make too much insulin may be treatable with fish oils, according to researchers from The University of Manchester. The disease, called congenital hyperinsulinism, means that the infant's brain is starved of blood sugar which can lead to brain damage or long-term disability. But by giving the children purified fish oils similar to those used to treat some heart attack patients, alongside standard medical treatment, their...

2013-11-20 23:01:49

Dr. Cayce Jehaimi, a Fort Myers, Florida Pediatric Endocrinologist, is the latest addition to DoctorsElite's medical professional profiles. Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 DoctorsElite, a site that helps patients find doctors by diagnosis, treatment, and specialty, has announced that Dr. Cayce Jehaimi has joined their growing membership list. Dr. Jehaimi brings a wide knowledge of pediatric endocrinology to an already diverse member base for the site. Dr. Jehaimi treats...

2013-10-27 23:03:38

San Diego County Medical Society and San Diego Magazine Reveal 2013 Results of Peer Nominations Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Each year, the San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS), in collaboration with San Diego Magazine, honors the “Top Doctors” in San Diego County, as recognized by their peers. This year, North Coast Health Center, the largest outpatient medical facility in coastal North County San Diego, is pleased to announce that 23 of its physicians have been named a...

2012-04-26 10:25:00

Kushner will serve one-year term as VP with a succession to presidency for three-year term HOUSTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Jake Kushner, renowned leader in diabetes treatment and research at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected vice president of the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120426/DC95720) With his official duties beginning fall 2012, Kushner will serve a total of four...

2012-04-04 10:26:22

Dr. Cayce T. Jehaimi, M.D., FAAP of Fort Myers, FL is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. FORT MYERS, Fla., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Cayce T. Jehaimi, M.D., FAAP was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2011 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120404/DC82264) Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites...

2011-09-08 08:32:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare executives throughout Western Pennsylvania will attend the Medical Group Management Association's workshop on September 16, at the Regional Alliance Center in Cranberry, Pennsylvania. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/NE32018LOGO ) Joe Jones, Chief Operating Officer of Ascent Data, will present 'Best Practices for IT Infrastructure and Data Security' as they relate to group practices, hospitals, assisted living...

2011-03-21 19:51:29

Primary care doctors are less likely to refer short girls than short boys for diagnostic testing that can reveal underlying medical reasons for their short stature, according to a new study of an urban pediatric population in Philadelphia. Girls with medical conditions causing their short stature may go undiagnosed, or may be diagnosed later than boys, limiting timely treatment. Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia published their study online today in the April 2011 issue...

2010-09-07 16:15:19

Endocrine Society unveils clinical practice guideline on managing CAH Today, The Endocrine Society released a new clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). The guideline features a series of evidence-based clinical recommendations developed by an expert task force. The guideline, published in the September 2010 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), a publication of The Endocrine Society, is endorsed by...

2010-04-24 09:06:00

BOSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Complications from transgender procedures may be significantly minimized when treatment of a patient with severe gender identity disorder begins prior to puberty, according to expert opinion today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DC88061LOGO-b ) The reason, according to Dr. Norman Spack of Children's Hospital...

2010-04-23 15:08:00

BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the early hours of Saturday, February 27(th), an 8.8-magnitude earthquake hit Chile, eventually leaving 1.5 million displaced from their homes. At 6 a.m. that same morning, Hawaiians awoke to the news that a tsunami was barreling towards them and evacuation was necessary. Within minutes, many had left their homes for safe ground. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DC88061LOGO-b) Disasters can strike at a moment's...