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
- Diet Quality and Glycemic Control in Women With Gestational Diabetes
- Most Foods Containing Fructose Do Not Have Harmful Effect on Glycemic Control
- Hypothyroidism Treatment No Longer Available
- Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Personal Care Products Linked to Early Puberty
- Normalized HbA1c Levels Facilitate Improved Neuropathy Outcomes in T2D
- Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy, Postpartum BMI Linked to T2D Risk
- Sleep Quality, Duration Affect Risk for Falls and Fractures in Older Women
- Physician Burnout Linked to Stress in Using Health Information Technology
- Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men
- Urinary Incontinence Drug May Reduce Frequency of Hot Flashes