Growth hormone treatment may help children with rare disorder

According to data, presented at thePediatric Endocrine Society annual meeting, growth hormone therapy improved growth in children suffering from aggrecan deficiency after six months of treatment.Healio
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 -- Longer use of estrogen hormone therapy is associated with higher cognitive status in late life, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in Menopause. Joshua M. Matyi, from Utah State University in Logan, and colleagues...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Authors: Mkango SB, Shaban N, Mureithi E, Ngoma T Abstract A type of cancer which originates from the breast tissue is referred to as breast cancer. Globally, it is the most common cause of death in women. Treatments such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, and gene therapy are the main strategies in the fight against breast cancer. The present study aims at investigating the effects of the combined radiotherapy and chemotherapy as a way to treat breast cancer, and different treatment approaches are incorporated into the model. Also, the model is fitted to data on patients with breast can...
Source: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine - Category: Statistics Tags: Comput Math Methods Med Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2019Source: The Lancet Diabetes &Endocrinology, Volume 7, Issue 11Author(s): Susan R Davis
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe results of this study showed that lung volume changes were not a cause for concern in breast cancer patients. There are three reasons to support this conclusion. Lung volume changes and percentage reductions in LVP for each Gy increase of MLD and each percentage increase of V20 in each lobe were small; patients were asymptomatic during the follow-up period; and LVP showed partial improvements after 6 months.
Source: Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Condition:   Breast Cancer Interventions:   Drug: Tamoxifen Citrate;   Drug: Letrozole;   Drug: Exemestane;   Diagnostic Test: Blueprint;   Diagnostic Test: Mammaprint Sponsors:   Johns Hopkins University;   Agendia Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Transgender Women;   HIV/AIDS;   Cardiovascular Diseases;   Metabolic Disease;   Coagulopathy Interventions:   Other: Abdominal MR Imaging;   Other: Cardiac MRI/MRS;   Other: Oral Glucose Tolerance Testing;   Other: Whole Body, Lumbar Spine, and Hip DEXA Imaging Sponsors:   Massachusetts General Hospital;   National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI);   National Institutes of Health (NIH) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Breast Cancer Interventions:   Drug: Tamoxifen Citrate;   Drug: Letrozole;   Drug: Exemestane;   Diagnostic Test: Blueprint;   Diagnostic Test: Mammaprint Sponsors:   Johns Hopkins University;   Agendia Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Transgender Women;   HIV/AIDS;   Cardiovascular Diseases;   Metabolic Disease;   Coagulopathy Interventions:   Other: Abdominal MR Imaging;   Other: Cardiac MRI/MRS;   Other: Oral Glucose Tolerance Testing;   Other: Whole Body, Lumbar Spine, and Hip DEXA Imaging Sponsors:   Massachusetts General Hospital;   National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI);   National Institutes of Health (NIH) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
A CBS News investigation reveals a growing trend at health clinics nationwide that could be putting patients at risk. Clinics are selling hormone therapy treatment some believe provides a fountain of youth. But as Dr. Jonathan LaPook shows us, people are finding out about the dangers of some clinics' practices the hard way.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
PMID: 31612748 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Climacteric - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Climacteric Source Type: research
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