ENDO 2015

Thyroid Cancer Risk Increased After Breast Cancer

Thyroid Cancer Risk Increased After Breast Cancer

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Abaloparatide May Significantly Lower Fracture Risk

Abaloparatide May Significantly Lower Fracture Risk

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Abaloparatide-SC, an injectable drug being studied for osteoporosis, may reduce the rate of new spinal fractures by 86%.

Stress Reduction May Improve Fasting Glucose in Overweight, Obese Women

Stress Reduction May Improve Fasting Glucose in Overweight, Obese Women

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction may benefit overweight and obese female patients.

What Does Losing Sleep Mean for Metabolism?

What Does Losing Sleep Mean for Metabolism?

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For every 30 minutes of lost weekday sleep, the risk of obesity and insulin resistance increased substantially.

Disinhibition Linked to Impaired Metabolism in Obese Women

Disinhibition Linked to Impaired Metabolism in Obese Women

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In obese women, detrimental eating and behavioral characteristics may be associated with worse insulin resistance.

Reducing Dietary Fat May Beat Cutting Carbs for Decreasing Body Fat

Reducing Dietary Fat May Beat Cutting Carbs for Decreasing Body Fat

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In obese adults, decreasing fat may be better than cutting carbohydrates for body fat reduction.

Testosterone Nasal Gel Potentially Safe, Effective in Hypogonadism

Testosterone Nasal Gel Potentially Safe, Effective in Hypogonadism

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Three doses of testosterone nasal gel may help normalize testosterone levels in men with hypogonadism.

Gut Microbial Mix Linked to Various Stages of Glucose Tolerance

Gut Microbial Mix Linked to Various Stages of Glucose Tolerance

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The composition of gut microbiota may change over time in unhealthy ways in African American men with prediabetes.

Autistic Features Associated With Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors

Autistic Features Associated With Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors

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Exposure to phthalates and flame retardants in the womb may contribute to autistic-like behaviors in offspring.

Quitting Smoking May Improve Metabolic Parameters

Quitting Smoking May Improve Metabolic Parameters

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Significant improvements were noted in hepatic glucose output, increased glucose uptake and utilization of carbs as preferred metabolic fuel.

Letrozole Shows Promise for Treating Infertility in Obese Men

Letrozole Shows Promise for Treating Infertility in Obese Men

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Low-dose letrozole may help treat infertility in men with obesity-related hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.

Restricting Fructose Consumption May Reduce Liver Fat Accumulation

Restricting Fructose Consumption May Reduce Liver Fat Accumulation

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Restricting intake of fructose may prevent accumulation of fat in the liver of obese children.

Eating Nuts May Help Combat Metabolic Syndrome in Teenagers

Eating Nuts May Help Combat Metabolic Syndrome in Teenagers

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Eating nuts appeared to improve the cardiovascular risk profile in adolescents, according to data presented at ENDO 2015.

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