Endocrine Society, Medscape partner to bring endocrine expertise to clinicians worldwide

(The Endocrine Society) The Endocrine Society and Medscape announced today a new partnership that brings together the Society's expertise and Medscape's innovative, peer-to-peer digital platforms and award-winning content to provide clinicians with the latest guidance and most relevant insights on diagnosing and treating diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, infertility, and other endocrine disorders.
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Publication date: Available online 18 April 2019Source: Meta GeneAuthor(s): Sindhu Varghese, S. Gowtham KumarAbstractBackgroundThis meta-analysis was performed to assess the association between genetic polymorphisms of NOS3 894G>T (rs1799983) and TGF- β 915G>C (rs1800471) with the risk of diabetic nephropathy (DN).MethodsA systematic literature search was performed to collect and select eligible and relevant studies by electronic databases such as Embase, PubMed, and Cochrane Library. Based on the genetic models/contrast such as allelic model, dominant model, recessive model and over-dominant the odds ratio and ...
Source: Meta Gene - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Wonder if I could get some coding wizards to assist - just looking for most RVU 14 yo pt comes in with mom, dad, step mom. Pt spends alternating weeks with mom and then dad. Been having worsening messages from dad who has never come to a clinic visit. Recent was essentially, what the F are you doing putting my son on Risperdal; it causes infertility? Mom has new step son that was in that same day and told her about continued issues with dad's messages. I am reaching the point where... CPT coding assistance
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: forums
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2019Source: Journal of Sport and Health ScienceAuthor(s): Xin Luan, Xiangyang Tian, Haixin Zhang, Rui Huang, Na Li, Peijie Chen, Ru WangAbstractA growing understanding of the benefits of exercise over the past few decades has prompted researchers to take an interest in the possibilities of exercise therapy. Because each sport has its own set of characteristics and physiological complications that tend to appear during exercise training, the effects and underlying mechanisms of exercise remain unclear. Thus, the first step in probing exercise effects on different diseases is the s...
Source: Journal of Sport and Health Science - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion(s)From a reproductive point of view, there does not seem to be any reason to recommend the increase or the decrease in general physical activity in males from infertile couples. However, additional studies are needed to investigate the relationship between weightlifting and sperm quality.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS lncRNA BANCR is overexpressed in patients with diabetic retinopathy and can promote apoptosis of retinal pigment epithelial cells. PMID: 30996220 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2019Source: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryAuthor(s): Z. Guo, J. Zhang, Z. Gong, S. JingAbstractPatients with oral and maxillofacial malignant tumours have a relatively high incidence of postoperative infections. We have analysed the risk factors and the distribution of pathogens in infected patients to try and find out how to prevent them. We recruited 312 patients over 60 years old with malignant oral and maxillofacial tumours and investigated their incidence of postoperative infection between January 2007 and December 2017. Some factors were included in one w...
Source: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2019Source: The Lancet Diabetes &EndocrinologyAuthor(s):
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
This study shows that lifespan-extending conditions can slow molecular changes associated with an epigenetic clock in mice livers. Diverse interventions that extend mouse lifespan suppress shared age-associated epigenetic changes at critical gene regulatory regions Age-associated epigenetic changes are implicated in aging. Notably, age-associated DNA methylation changes comprise a so-called aging "clock", a robust biomarker of aging. However, while genetic, dietary and drug interventions can extend lifespan, their impact on the epigenome is uncharacterised. To fill this knowledge gap, we defined...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
Discussion Klinefelter syndrome (KS) is a common genetic abnormaly with a prevalence of 1 in ~650 male births. It was first described in 1942 by Dr. Harry Klinefelter. It is associated with at least one extra X chromosome with the most common karyotype (~80% of patients) being 47 XXY. Other karyotypes are seen along with mosaicism. It is believed that although it is very prevalent, only about 25-33% of people with KS are identified. About 10% are identified before puberty with the rest usually identified because of hypogonadism and tall stature especially in teenage years or due to infertility in adulthood. KS is diagnosed...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Discussion Turner Syndrome (TS) is one of the most common genetic disorders in females. It was first described by Dr. Henry H. Turner in 1938. It affects 1 in 2000-2500 births and ~70,000 girls and women have TS in the United States. It is caused by the absence of all or part of the second X chromosome. The most common variation is 45X which affects about 50% of TS patients and usually has the most complications, but there are other variations. Phenotypes vary and therefore the age of diagnosis varies. Mean age of diagnosis unfortunately is 15 years. Diagnosis is made by chromosomal analysis. Haploinsufficiency of the SHOX...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
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