General Endocrinology Archive
The present findings, in combination with those from prior observational research, provide a solid rationale for further randomized trials.
For long-term care facility residents, high-dose vitamin D3 supplementation is associated with reduced incidence of acute respiratory infection but increased incidence of falls.
Low maternal B12 is associated with higher leptin in cord blood, maternal adipose tissue, and placental tissue.
Community pharmacists are well suited to provide clinical preventive services, including education, screenings, and making referrals.
Several factors influence the impact of cholecalciferol supplementation in pregnant women.
Considerable costs are associated with absenteeism related to chronic diseases and health risk factors.
Molecular autopsy is able to uncover a likely or plausible cause of death in 40% of cases of unexpected death in young people.
The United States lags behind other advanced nations when it comes to infant mortality and the life expectancy of its citizens.
Data indicate a shift away from taking a multivitamin.
Phthalates and bisphenol A metabolites were inversely associated with circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in adults exposed to these chemicals.
However, stress does not seem to make the body's response to 'bad' fats even worse.
Glycemic index values of the same foods can vary widely and may be an unreliable indicator of blood glucose response.
The number of Americans following a gluten-free diet tripled between 2009 and 2014, but diagnoses of celiac disease remained stable during that same period.
For patients with asthma, vitamin D appears to reduce the risk of severe asthma exacerbations and health care use, according to a recently published review.
Various smartphone apps can help patients adopt a healthy lifestyle that might reduce risk of cardiovascular events.
Black people, especially black women, have lower percentage of remaining life spent active.
In veterans, expression suppression was significantly associated with eating disorder symptoms and mediated the connection between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and food addiction.
There are clear biological changes in patients presenting with non-celiac wheat sensitivity, according to research published in Gut.
Just 1 hour of physical activity a day may undo the increased mortality risk that comes with sitting 8 hours or more on a daily basis.
Walking meetings can increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers.
The association between a multilocus genetic risk score for BMI and BMI is larger for individuals born in later birth cohorts.
Prediagnostic 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels are associated with survival in pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Diets with olive oil and nuts led to lower increase in waist circumference than patients on a low-fat diet.
A low glycemic index was associated with decreased uric acid levels, regardless of the percentage of carbohydrates in diet.
Added sugars and relevant portion sizes are among the highlights of revision.
Higher amounts of unhealthy fats during adolescence are tied to greater breast density later in life.
Significantly lower serum and tissue vitamin D receptor levels were seen in alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia.
Findings were from 2 studies.
High consumption is linked to higher urinary levels of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, diisononyl phthalate.
Preliminary study finds more reasons to improve diet.
FDA has warned makers of 8 products containing oxilofrine, also known as methylsynephrine.
Seniors taking supplements alongside medication are at risk for dangerous drug interactions.
Supplements do not slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin D.
Triathletes may drink too much water during competition and end up with hyponatremia.
Hormone-disrupting chemicals decrease in teens after trying products without phthalates, parabens, triclosan, or oxybenzone.
Feasible opportunities for healthy diet and activity were linked to intentions, behaviors, and BMI.
Maternal vitamin D deficiency in early pregnancy linked to nearly 2-fold increased risk for multiple sclerosis.
High/consistent self-weighing is associated with increased eating self-efficacy over time.
For men with localized prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy, serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) insufficiency/deficiency is associated with increased odds of adverse pathology.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis to compare the composition of organic and non-organic meat products.
The rate of smoking during pregnancy is about 8.4%, with greater prevalence among women aged 20 to 24 years, according to a published by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with dry eye and impaired tear function, according to a study published in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.
2-methoxyestradiol (2-ME), an endogenous metabolite of estradiol, inhibits proliferation, pro-inflammatory responses, and phagocytosis in microglia, according to a new study.
The findings suggest a need for B12 deficiency screenings at admission.
The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines focus on 5 components of a healthy diet, while also setting limits on sugar, sodium, and saturated fat intake.
Early-life exercise-induced alterations in gut microbiota may promote brain function and emotional well-being.
Researchers found improved neonatal outcomes with kangaroo mother care vs conventional care for infants of any birth weight or gestational age.
For patients on hemodialysis with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) <30 ng/mL, ergocalciferol supplementation improves 25(OH)D levels but has no impact on epoetin utilization.
'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find.
The FDA warns of risks for ketoacidosis and serious urinary tract infections with use of SGLT2 inhibitors.
Researchers describe the case of a 41-year-old man with variceal rebleeding treated with terlipressin.
Improvement in disease activity was seen for patients with vitamin D deficiency at baseline.
Older people who ate more foods associated with the eating plan, especially fish, had larger brain volume.
Researchers find that this process can be reversed in mice with nutritional supplementation.
Researchers observed no decrease in colorectal adenomas with supplements, taken together or alone.
Researchers noted worse intake patterns than matched individuals from the general population for empty calories and fiber.
Treatment was effective for preventing headache in adults with episodic migraine.
Beneficial effects for plant-based diet but not limited to vegetarian or vegan diets.
Bisphenol A levels also linked to slightly longer pregnancies.
Fidgeting may mediate some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends.
Mean 25(OH)D levels significantly lower for African-American and Hispanic participants.
Leptin inhibits 'runners high' via STAT3 signaling in dopamine neurons in mouse model.
More targeted intervention strategies needed to optimize iodine nutrition during pregnancy.
Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contributing to decline.
Homebound elderly might benefit from supplementation, research suggests.
Vitamin D appears to play a protective role against the development of dry eye.
Consumption of foods with high glycemic index tied to increased risk in postmenopausal women.
The FDA proposed the inclusion of percent daily value for added sugars to the Nutrition Facts label of packaged foods.
Survivors, especially those who received chemotherapy, gained more weight than those without the disease.
However, physical activity intervention not found to resolve existing sleep issues.
Authors call for widespread action to promote fruits and vegetables in the average diet.
No change in interferon signature in vitamin D-deficient patients or in those with vitamin D repletion.
Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels.
Reduction in inflammatory biomarkers among women with BMI greater than 25 and low serum 25(OH)D.
Mechanisms underlying the relationship between vitamin D and ALS are still unknown.
Researchers suggest 300 minutes weekly of activities such as walking or gardening.
Women exposed to highest levels of DDT in utero had 3.7-fold higher risk than those with lowest exposure.
An Endocrine Society representative told the European Commission at a recent EU conference that more needs to be done to identify endocrine disruptors.
Evidence remains unclear.
Minneapolis-St. Paul and San Diego are also cities that encourage exercise.
Treatment of iron deficiency anemia was linked to improvements in vitamin B12, folate and lipids.
Fifty-three percent of products advertised do not meet Interagency Working Group's recommendations, according to the data.
Use of performance-enhancing substances are not just bad for the image of sport, but they also don't improve athletes' performance.
Researchers found short bouts of light activity appear to boost longevity.
Toxic levels of vitamin D are rarely seen in people taking supplements, according to Mayo Clinic researchers.
Finding challenges common belief that salt pills can boost performance in endurance athletes.
Middle-aged or older people who get at least some high-intensity exercise may reduce changes of dying early by up to 13%.
The MIND diet combines aspects of Mediterranean diet with certain features of DASH diet.
Neither circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels nor common variations in vitamin D pathway genes appear to be associated with risk for fatal prostate cancer.
The United States has one of the lowest-quality diets in the world.
Review shows adequate serum vitamin D levels despite negligible ultraviolet radiation exposure.
Low levels tied to raised risk for a severe stroke, poor recovery, researchers said.
Complementary health approaches changing slightly.
The inflammatory adipokine may account for about half of the effect of BMI on knee osteoarthritis.
For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none.
Moderate exercise can decrease this risk, researchers said.
Colorectal cancer patients with higher vitamin D levels demonstrated improved response to chemotherapy and anticancer drugs.
Women with lowest levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D are about 1.5 times as likely to deliver early.
Shift work may raise risk for heart disease and lung cancer.
Lower levels of melatonin and disruption of circadian rhythms seen with use before sleep
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