Subclinicial hypothyroidism has been associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease events and mortality.
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Body fat in these infants was 16% higher at 2 months.
Phthalate exposure effect explained half of the attention deficit in children treated in the ICU.
The vaccine also restored normal glucose tolerance.
Investigational drug improved vaginal cells and vaginal pH at all dose levels.
People who lived in the warmest homes had a 2.8-cm larger waist circumference than those in the coolest homes
Verbal memory and cognitive flexibility improved after 6 months of estrogen replacement therapy.
The “Paleolithic-type” diet may have long-term health benefits related to obesity.
Infants in the 85th percentile for BMI are at increased risk for obesity by age 6.
High doses of folic acid appeared to mitigate the effects of bone loss.
Bone mineral density was 3.7% to 5.3% lower at all sites.
The risk was greater even for people with low-normal thyroid function.
Many people are “cyclers” who consistently gain and lose weight.
Participants assigned to a whey protein lost more weight at 3 months than those assigned to other proteins or starch.
Researchers discovered for the first time that glucagon-like peptide 1 receptors are in the human brain.
Results confirm previous results that fractures were more likely for patients on insulin, sulfonylureas, and thiazolidinediones.
However, nearly one-third of patients develop lifelong complications following thyroid surgery.
Researchers concluded that including androstenedione in the diagnosis of biochemical hyperandrogenism led to a prevalence of hyperandrogenic PCOS of more than 80%.
Ovarian cyst and McCune-Albright syndrome were most responsible for the increased risk of non-congenital adrenal hyperplasia gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty.
Even those who commute by public transit had lower BMI than participants who drove to work.
Researchers say the results may help to explain the “obesity paradox.”
Even men with normal BMI were at increased risk by age 40.
Findings did not establish the prespecified margin of noninferiority after unplanned early termination.
Dr Siberry said the benefits of triple ARV treatment for both the patient and for prevention of mother to child transmission ‘outweigh the concerns we see, potentially, in lower bone mineral content.’
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