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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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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.

Male Contraceptive Gel to Be Evaluated in Clinical Trial

Male Contraceptive Gel to Be Evaluated in Clinical Trial

The year-long Phase 2b trial, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will enroll approximately 420 couples that are seeking pregnancy prevention across 3 US sites (Los Angeles, Seattle, and Kansas City).

Testosterone Treatment Reduces Symptoms of Depression in Men

Testosterone Treatment Reduces Symptoms of Depression in Men

In a select sample of men, testosterone treatment in higher doses was observed to be effective for reducing depressive symptoms.

Testosterone Therapy and Measures of Mobility in Older Men

Testosterone Therapy and Measures of Mobility in Older Men

In older men with low testosterone concentrations, testosterone therapy improves self-reported walking ability and outcomes on the 6-minute walking test.

Functional Disability Progression More Rapid in Postmenopausal Women With RA

Functional Disability Progression More Rapid in Postmenopausal Women With RA

Functional disability progressed more rapidly in postmenopausal compared with premenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis.

Oral Contraceptives Recalled Due to Incorrect Dispenser Instructions

Oral Contraceptives Recalled Due to Incorrect Dispenser Instructions

Without proper instructions for the correct use of the Veridate dispenser pack, the patient may take the pills in the wrong order or may take an inactive "reminder" pill vs an "active" pill.

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