How much sugar are children really consuming? That and more in this week's Handoff.
NPR examines the orphan drug process, a Nobel Prizewinning stem cell researcher discusses his latest research, and fertility experts question the use of a controversial "3-parent" IVF technique.
This week, GOP leaders express concerns about repealing Obamacare, the Endocrine Society debuts its first open access journal, the FDA warns of cybersecurity issues with cardiac devices, and more.
This week, read about nature vs nurture in in vitro fertilization, a new recommendation for reporting hypoglycemia, Democrats fight against repealing the Affordable Care Act, and more.
This week, the FDA pushed through several approvals of expanded indications for diabetes drugs and devices, and one physician shares her experience with opting out of Medicare.
Eli Lilly announces that the company will offer discounted prices on certain insulin products, and President Obama signed the 21st Century Care Act into law.
This week, read about the US Surgeon General's report on increased use of e-cigarettes among youths, the Senate's vote on the 21st Century Cures Act, and more.
The Handoff is a weekly roundup of endocrinology and general medicine news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical industry, association, and society news.
Endocrinology Advisor Articles
- Update on Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements for Reducing Fracture Risk
- AAP Shares List of 5 Unnecessary Pediatric Tests and Procedures
- Severe Hypoglycemia Associated With Increased Mortality Risk in T2D
- Efficacy of CGM in Preterm Infants of Mothers With Diabetes
- SSRIs and SNRIs Linked to Type 2 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents
- High Grip Strength Associated With Lower Risk for Diabetes-Related AEs
- Statin Use for CVD Prevention Increases Diabetes Risk in Overweight Patients
- Optimal Timing of Gastric Bypass and Cholecystectomy When Both Procedures Clinically Indicated
- Does Asthma Contribute to Infertility?
- Short-Term Probiotics Increase Weight Loss in Overweight, Obesity