First Report, Endo 2015, March 5-8

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Panel Members Question FDA Stance on Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Panel Members Question FDA Stance on Testosterone Replacement Therapy

The benefits of testosterone therapy outweigh the risks, according to experts, and the FDA may need to rethink its stance.

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Thyroid Cancer Risk Increased After Breast Cancer

Thyroid Cancer Risk Increased After Breast Cancer

The risk for thyroid cancer appears to be increased in breast cancer survivors, especially among younger patients with invasive ductal carcinoma.

Calcitriol, Parathyroid Hormone May Predict CV Death in Heart Failure

Calcitriol, Parathyroid Hormone May Predict CV Death in Heart Failure

In patients with heart failure, the ratio of calcitriol to parathyroid hormone may help predict cardiovascular death.

Could Dogs Sniff Out Thyroid Cancer?

Could Dogs Sniff Out Thyroid Cancer?

A trained scent dog was able to accurately identify thyroid cancer in urine samples from patients with thyroid nodules.

Obesity Ups Geriatric Hospital, ED Admission Rates

Obesity Ups Geriatric Hospital, ED Admission Rates

Increasing BMI was associated with greater odds of inpatient hospital, emergency department admissions and outpatient service utilization in older patients.

Bariatric Surgery, Intensive Weight Management Comparable in Type 2 Diabetes

Bariatric Surgery, Intensive Weight Management Comparable in Type 2 Diabetes

Both bariatric surgery and intensive weight management yielded similar improvements in HbA1c, weight loss and quality of life.

New Compound May Be Able to 'Brown' White Fat

New Compound May Be Able to 'Brown' White Fat

An experimental compound that speeds up metabolism and induces the browning of white fat may help with weight and fat loss.

Genetically Modified Soybean Oil Only Slightly Healthier

Genetically Modified Soybean Oil Only Slightly Healthier

A new soybean oil genetically modified to be healthier than conventional soybean oil may still cause obesity, prediabetes and fatty liver.

Sunitinib May Benefit Patients With Advanced Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Sunitinib May Benefit Patients With Advanced Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Sunitinib appears to exhibit significant antitumor activity in patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancer.

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals May Cause Fatty Liver

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals May Cause Fatty Liver

Exposure to low doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals may alter the liver genome and function, thereby increasing susceptibility to obesity.

Transgenerational Effects of Endocrine Disruptors

Transgenerational Effects of Endocrine Disruptors

Gestational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may affect the brain up to 2 generations later.

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