Combination therapy increases height in girls with central precocious puberty

Girls with central precocious puberty treated with combination gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues and recombinant growth hormone therapy achieve greater adult height, according to findings published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.Healio
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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Conclusions: Given that estrogen-alone therapy has been shown to be associated with increased risk of ovarian cancer, these findings are consistent with the hypothesis that adding a progestin each day ameliorates the carcinogenic effects of estrogen on the cells of origin for all histotypes of ovarian cancer.
Source: Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Women’s Health Source Type: research
Whether or not the mortality finding is real, one expert says, in any case, levothyroxine doesn't make older patients with subclinical hypothyroidism feel any better, so is unwarranted.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
Gender diverse youth with cystic fibrosis have unique health needs. Providers should be aware of existing health disparities in this population as well as aspects of gender-affirming care including hormone therapy, chest binding, and use of affirming language. This communication provides an introduction to these concerns.
Source: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Short Communication Source Type: research
Abstract CME: Hormonal Therapy for Gender Incongruence and Gender Dysphoria Abstract. The discrepancy between the inherited gender and the perceived gender identity is called gender incongruity. In this article the major indications, contraindications and therapeutic steps for gender reassignment surgery and hormonal therapy are discussed and summarized. PMID: 32233766 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Praxis - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Praxis (Bern 1994) Source Type: research
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Source: Der Urologe. Ausg. A - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urologe A Source Type: research
AbstractObjectiveTo assess the variation in price among different brands of anticancer medicines available in hospital pharmacies at Nepalese cancer hospitals.MethodsThe price of different brands of the same anticancer medicines available in the hospital pharmacies of two cancer hospitals was assessed. Prices of different dosage forms such as a single tablet, capsule and vial were calculated. The difference in the maximum and minimum price of the same drug manufactured by different pharmaceutical industries was determined, and the percentage variation in price was calculated. The prices of medicines (brands) were also comp...
Source: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: research
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Source: Der Urologe. Ausg. A - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urologe A Source Type: research
This article explores the experiences of a primary care-based pilot clinic providing gender-affirming hormone therapy in Wellington, New Zealand. AIM To evaluate service users' and health professionals' experiences of a pilot clinic at Mauri Ora (Victoria University of Wellington's Student Health and Counselling Service) that provided gender-affirming hormones through primary care. METHODS In-depth interviews were conducted with four (out of six) service users and four health professionals about their perspectives on the clinic. Interviews were transcribed verbatim and analysed using thematic analysis. RESULTS Three themes...
Source: Journal of Primary Health Care - Category: Primary Care Tags: J Prim Health Care Source Type: research
Purpose of review An update on the latest advances in fertility preservation for transgender women, with an emphasis on the attitudes, access, and techniques. Recent findings With recent warming in perception toward transgendered individuals, fertility preservation services are becoming increasingly available. Although new multidisciplinary transgender clinics are appearing in North America, a 2018 report shows a referral rate for fertility preservation of only 13.5%. Despite interest in child rearing, uptake of fertility preservation is still low as patients are transitioning at increasingly younger ages. Sperm cryop...
Source: Current Opinion in Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: GENDER MEDICINE, INFERTILITY AND ERECTILE FUNCTION: Edited by Ryan Flannigan and Ranjith Ramasamy Source Type: research
AbstractIncreasingly, studies have explored health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) outcomes after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP). Nevertheless, no study has compared differences between anterior and posterior surgical approaches. The aim of this study is to assess differences of HRQOL following these two surgical approaches. From January 2012 to September 2017, 653 patients underwent RARP at our institution. We included patients who underwent operations by three experienced surgeons with interchangeability of role as console operator, and who could evaluate preoperatively the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Com...
Source: Journal of Robotic Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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