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Psychosocial Risks Associated With Central Precocious Puberty

Psychosocial Risks Associated With Central Precocious Puberty

In addition to the risk that children with CPP will not reach their adult height potential, a range of studies have noted a high risk for psychological, social, and behavioral problems in this population.

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Reduced Fertility in Obese Women May Be Related to Dysfunctional Insulin Pathway

Reduced Fertility in Obese Women May Be Related to Dysfunctional Insulin Pathway

A high BMI is associated with reduced follicle-stimulating hormone receptor expression in human chorionic gonadotropins, reduced expression of estradiol synthesis-related genes, and reduced production of estradiol.

Prenatal Exposure to Famine Increases Risk for Early Menopause

Prenatal Exposure to Famine Increases Risk for Early Menopause

Fetal exposure to famine is associated with an increased risk for early menopause.

Urinary Incontinence Drug May Reduce Frequency of Hot Flashes

Urinary Incontinence Drug May Reduce Frequency of Hot Flashes

Oxybutynin, an anticholinergic used to treat urinary incontinence, may provide breast cancer survivors with an alternative treatment option for hot flashes, according to new research.

Five-Year Efficacy Data Announced for Liletta Intrauterine System

Five-Year Efficacy Data Announced for Liletta Intrauterine System

Phase 3 trial results assessing the intrauterine system, Liletta (levonorgestrel 52 mg), found that it had >99% efficacy in preventing pregnancy for up to 5 years; the products current Food and Drug Administration indication.

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Personal Care Products Linked to Early Puberty

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Personal Care Products Linked to Early Puberty

Exposure to certain endocrine disrupting chemicals may impact timing of puberty in children.

Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Reduce Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risk

Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Reduce Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risk

To investigate the association between hormone therapy and carpal tunnel syndrome risk, researchers conducted a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) hormone therapy trials.

Age-Related Vaginal Symptoms Associated With Worse Quality of Life

Age-Related Vaginal Symptoms Associated With Worse Quality of Life

Severe vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) symptoms are associated with worse quality of life in postmenopausal women.

FDA to Review Estrogen-Free Oral Contraceptive Slinda

FDA to Review Estrogen-Free Oral Contraceptive Slinda

Drospirenone is a spironolactone analogue with antimineralocorticoid and antiandrogenic activity.

Sleep Quality in Women With Surgical vs Natural Menopause

Sleep Quality in Women With Surgical vs Natural Menopause

Women who undergo surgical menopause have significantly worse sleep quality than those who experience natural menopause.

Xyosted Now Available for Treatment of Testosterone Deficiency

Xyosted Now Available for Treatment of Testosterone Deficiency

Prior to starting Xyosted, the patient's baseline cardiovascular risk should be considered and blood pressure should be adequately controlled.

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