New Guidelines for Acromegaly Include Advice on PregnancyNew Guidelines for Acromegaly Include Advice on Pregnancy
The US Endocrine Society issues first-ever guidance on management of acromegaly, cosponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology. Medscape Medical News
This study was conducted on 1200 subjects aged>25 years. Hemoglobin from the above-mentioned subjects was detected using direct-infusion electrospray ionization-MS, and HbA1c and FPG were measured according to the manufacturer's instructions. Regression analysis was performed to estimate the correlations and interactions among HbA1c, FPG, and modified hemoglobin.ResultsMultiple modified forms (α1, α2, α3, β1, β2, and β3) of hemoglobin were observed using MS. Statistical analyses indicated that modified hemoglobin was significantly correlated with FPG (p ≤ .01). The association o...
New research shows that up to 22 percent of people with diabetes who fasted for lab tests had a low blood sugar episode (hypoglycemia) while waiting for the test.
The vast majority of women with epilepsy are able to get pregnant with relatively few issues, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
ConclusionOur values are higher than the standards of some European countries. This first ever survey of CT practice in Ibn Sina Children's Hospital of Rabat confirmed the need to improved training of health professionals involved in computed tomography on factors affecting image quality and dose and protocols optimization.
Publication date: Available online 10 December 2018Source: Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and BiologyAuthor(s): Shinje Moon, Hye Soo Chung, Jae Myung Yu, Hyung Joon Yoo, Jung Hwan Park, Dong Sun Kim, Yoo-Kyung Park, Sang Nam YoonAbstractObjectiveSelenium seems to be a risk factor for diabetes mellitus (DM) in recent studies, opposite to the previous expectation that it may contribute to prevent DM. The authors aimed to ascertain the relationship between selenium and DM.MethodsData were collected from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted from 2011 to 2014. A multivariate logistic regression ...
In conclusion, elucidation of different roles of subterminal HETEs in normal and disease states leads to identification of novel therapeutic targets and development of new therapeutic modalities in different disease states.
Publication date: Available online 10 December 2018Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Lisa M Pastore, Mindy S Christianson, Bailey McGuinness, Kamaria Cayton Vaught, Jacqueline Y. Maher, William G KearnsABSTRACTWhile it is well known that FMR1 CCG trinucleotide repeat expansions are associated with Fragile X Syndrome (full mutations) and primary ovarian insufficiency (premutation range), the effect of FMR1 on fertility treatment success is less clear. This paper reviews the impact of FMR1 CGG repeat lengths on in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes after controlled ovarian hyperstimulation has commenced. PubM...
Researchers report that impoverished communities in the U.S. have seen the fastest rise in diabetes and obesity during the last 30 years.
A study of women with acromegaly provides insight into the impact of the disease on maternal-neonatal pregnancy outcomes.Clinical Endocrinology