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2013-05-07 23:29:05

Today women are looking for a more natural alternative in treating their menopausal symptoms and want a healthcare provider that understands their unique needs during this time of transition in a woman's life. The expert health care providers at Women's Excellence in Menopause are trained and practiced in bioidentical hormone therapy which now offers a natural treatment for troublesome menopausal symptoms. Auburn Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Menopause can be a confusing time of...

2013-03-08 00:56:58

Study also finds osteoporosis associated with early menopause Chinese women are less likely to develop cardiovascular disease if they have their first menstrual cycle or enter menopause later than their peers, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). The study also found earlier onset of menopause was associated with a higher risk of developing osteoporosis. The risk was significantly lower...

2012-07-10 15:35:35

The Menopause Map, an online tool, helps women navigate treatment options The Endocrine Society commissioned Lake Research Partners to conduct a national survey of 424 internal medicine, family practice and OB/GYN physicians about their attitudes and experiences related to treating menopausal symptoms. According to the survey, physicians say the primary barrier to women receiving hormone therapy is patients' fears about the risks and their unwillingness to discuss the option. This new...

2011-10-11 20:40:47

Patients with diabetes face daily challenges in managing their blood glucose levels, and it has been postulated that patients could benefit from a system providing continuous real-time glucose readings. Today, The Endocrine Society released a clinical practice guideline (CPG) providing recommendations on settings where patients are most likely to benefit from continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). The most common way to self-check blood glucose levels is to prick the skin to get a drop of...

2011-06-30 01:31:53

PCOS is most common cause of infertility in women A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that early, prolonged treatment with the diabetes drug metformin may prevent or delay the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescence. PCOS affects 7 to 10 percent of women of childbearing age and is the most common cause of infertility, affecting an estimated 5 to 6 million women in the United...

2011-06-06 14:55:41

Low testosterone levels and symptoms of male sexual dysfunction due to obesity may be reversible with weight loss after bariatric surgery, a new study finds. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston. "Morbidly obese men have a high prevalence of hypotestosteronenemia, or low testosterone, and of sexual dysfunction," said study co-author Jean-Paul Thissen, MD, PhD, a professor at the University of Louvain in Brussels. "It is reassuring...

2011-04-07 15:45:53

New clinical practice guideline recommends that patients with a pituitary incidentaloma undergo complete history and physical examination Today, The Endocrine Society released a new Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for the evaluation and treatment of pituitary incidentalomas. The CPG is published in the April 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), a publication of The Endocrine Society. A pituitary incidentaloma is a tumor or lesion on or near the...

2010-11-04 14:35:58

Endocrine Society unveils clinical practice guideline on endocrine and nutritional management of post-bariatric surgery patients Today, The Endocrine Society released a new clinical practice guideline for the nutritional and endocrine management of adults after bariatric surgery, including those with diabetes mellitus. The guideline features a series of evidence-based clinical recommendations developed by an expert task force. The guideline is published in the November 2010 issue of the...

2009-11-25 10:31:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For many businesses, 2009 has been a painful year. Not so for BodyLogicMD. The nation's largest and fastest growing network of expert physicians specializing exclusively in medically supervised bioidentical hormones has grown the number of physicians in its network since November 2008 - from 21 to 36 physicians - and is in progress to add more physician-owned centers, including one in Puerto Rico, by the end of this year. In the past year,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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