ENDO 2016

Hormone Insufficiencies May Be Prevalent After Blast Concussion in Veterans

Hormone Insufficiencies May Be Prevalent After Blast Concussion in Veterans

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Chronic hypopituitarism was noted in 44% of US veterans with mild traumatic brain injury.

Plasticizers in Medical Tubes Linked to Attention Deficit In Children

Plasticizers in Medical Tubes Linked to Attention Deficit In Children

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Phthalate exposure effect explained half of the attention deficit in children treated in the ICU.

Salmonella-Based Oral Vaccine Prevented Diabetes in Nonobese Diabetic Mice

Salmonella-Based Oral Vaccine Prevented Diabetes in Nonobese Diabetic Mice

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The vaccine also restored normal glucose tolerance.

Abaloparatide Decreased Fractures in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

Abaloparatide Decreased Fractures in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

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The efficacy and safety of abaloparatide was studied in a randomized, double-blind, multicenter trial evaluating fracture prevention in ambulatory, postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.

VIDEO: Diabetes Technology: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

VIDEO: Diabetes Technology: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

Andrew Ahmann, MD, discusses the Endocrine Society's new updates on diabetes technology.

VIDEO: Radioactive Iodine: To Treat or Not To Treat Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

VIDEO: Radioactive Iodine: To Treat or Not To Treat Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Megan Haymart, MD, discusses new ATA guidelines for radioactive iodine treatment in thyroid cancer.

New Vaginal Estrogen Capsule May Relieve Symptoms of Menopausal Vulvar, Vaginal Atrophy

New Vaginal Estrogen Capsule May Relieve Symptoms of Menopausal Vulvar, Vaginal Atrophy

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Investigational drug improved vaginal cells and vaginal pH at all dose levels.

VIDEO: Pearls and Pitfalls of Thyroglobulin Assays

VIDEO: Pearls and Pitfalls of Thyroglobulin Assays

Jonathan LoPresti, MD, PhD, discusses the challenges of taking thyroglobulin measurements at ENDO 2016.

VIDEO: Double Burden of Diabetes and Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries

VIDEO: Double Burden of Diabetes and Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries

Rocio Pereira, MD, discusses the association between diabetes and infectious diseases in developing countries.

Indoor Temperature May Be Connected to Obesity in Elderly People

Indoor Temperature May Be Connected to Obesity in Elderly People

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People who lived in the warmest homes had a 2.8-cm larger waist circumference than those in the coolest homes

VIDEO: New Changes in Hyperthyroidism Guideline

VIDEO: New Changes in Hyperthyroidism Guideline

Douglas Ross, MD, discusses changes in ATA guidelines regarding the treatment of hyperthyroidism.

Estrogen May Restore Memory in Young Athletes With Amenorrhea

Estrogen May Restore Memory in Young Athletes With Amenorrhea

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Verbal memory and cognitive flexibility improved after 6 months of estrogen replacement therapy.

Obese Patients With Diabetes Benefit From Combination Device-Drug Therapy

Obese Patients With Diabetes Benefit From Combination Device-Drug Therapy

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The temporary 1-year intestinal bypass device with liraglutide boosts weight loss and improves diabetes control.

VIDEO: Novel Approaches for the Treatment of Osteoporosis

VIDEO: Novel Approaches for the Treatment of Osteoporosis

Michael McClung, MD, discusses his presentation about new drugs for the treatment of osteoporosis.

VIDEO: Revised ATA Guidelines for Thyroid in Pregnancy

VIDEO: Revised ATA Guidelines for Thyroid in Pregnancy

Elizabeth Pearce, MD, MSc, and Erik Alexander, MD, elaborate on the revised ATA guidelines about thyroid care in pregnancy.

New Procedure Bests Gastric Bypass for Improving Glycemic Control in Mildly Obese Patients

New Procedure Bests Gastric Bypass for Improving Glycemic Control in Mildly Obese Patients

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Sleeve with ileal transposition surgery resulted in better glycemic control in mildly obese patients with diabetes.

High-Protein 'Paleo' Diet May Reduce Fatty Acids Associated With Insulin Resistance

High-Protein 'Paleo' Diet May Reduce Fatty Acids Associated With Insulin Resistance

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The "Paleolithic-type" diet may have long-term health benefits related to obesity.

BMI May Predict Infant's Risk for Obesity in Early Childhood

BMI May Predict Infant's Risk for Obesity in Early Childhood

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Infants in the 85th percentile for BMI are at increased risk for obesity by age 6.

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors During Lactation Tied to Bone Loss in Mice

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors During Lactation Tied to Bone Loss in Mice

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High doses of folic acid appeared to mitigate the effects of bone loss.

Stimulant Use for ADHD Associated With Lower Bone Density in Young People

Stimulant Use for ADHD Associated With Lower Bone Density in Young People

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Bone mineral density was 3.7% to 5.3% lower at all sites.

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Increased With Low Thyroid Function

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Increased With Low Thyroid Function

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The risk was greater even for people with low-normal thyroid function.

VIDEO: Hormone Treatment Paradigms in Transgender Medicine

VIDEO: Hormone Treatment Paradigms in Transgender Medicine

Clinicians should consider the benefits and risks of hormone therapy when treating this patient population.

VIDEO: Endocrine Society Issues Scientific Statement on Use of Bioidentical Compounded Hormones

VIDEO: Endocrine Society Issues Scientific Statement on Use of Bioidentical Compounded Hormones

The use of these products for thyroid disorders or menopause is often unnecessary.

VIDEO: Kutluk Oktay, MD, PhD, Discusses Advances in Female Fertility Preservation

VIDEO: Kutluk Oktay, MD, PhD, Discusses Advances in Female Fertility Preservation

Cryopresrvation, ovarian transplantion, and ovarian stimulation represent significant advances in the study of fertility preservation.

Continued Weight Loss More Likely for Those Who Lose the Most Weight

Continued Weight Loss More Likely for Those Who Lose the Most Weight

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Many people are "cyclers" who consistently gain and lose weight.

Big Breakfast With Whey Protein Beneficial in Type 2 Diabetes

Big Breakfast With Whey Protein Beneficial in Type 2 Diabetes

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Participants assigned to a whey protein lost more weight at 3 months than those assigned to other proteins or starch.

Liraglutide May Reduce Brain's Reward Response to High-Fat Foods

Liraglutide May Reduce Brain's Reward Response to High-Fat Foods

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Researchers discovered for the first time that glucagon-like peptide 1 receptors are in the human brain.

Asthma Associated With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Overweight, and Obesity

Asthma Associated With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Overweight, and Obesity

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Risk for asthma was increased by 34% in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Anti-Müllerian Hormone May Predict Bone Loss During Menopausal Transition

Anti-Müllerian Hormone May Predict Bone Loss During Menopausal Transition

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Serum anti-Müllerian hormone levels may help identify women who may lose bone mass the fastest.

Implantable Ovary Bioprosthesis Holds Promise for Restoring Fertility

Implantable Ovary Bioprosthesis Holds Promise for Restoring Fertility

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A 3D-printed ovarian prosthesis restored the female hormone cycle and supported natural ovulation in mice.

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