Skin lightening creams may increase risk of adrenal insufficiency
Women who misuse corticosteroid creams for cosmetic skin lightening may be at risk of developing adrenal insufficiency, according to research presented at the European Society of Endocrinology’s digital Congress, e-ECE 2020.Times Now News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

MedGyn Completes Acquisition of Thomas Medical
Addition of Thomas Medical's single-use HS Catheters and women's health product lines further strengthens MedGyn's portfolio of U.S. manufactured devices for healthcare professionals across the globe ADDISON, Ill., Sept. 1, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & M... Devices, Mergers & Acquisitions MedGyn, Thomas Medical (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Women's medical device company MedGyn buys Thomas Medical of Indiana
Addison, Illinois-based MedGyn makes medical device products for women. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

New guidance for managing adrenal insufficiency
Newly published guidance for the prevention and emergency management of adrenal insufficiency in adults has been published in the Clinical Medicine Journal. The UK’s NHS has issued a Steroid Emergency Card and a National Patient Alert to support this.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Can Addisons Disease Be Cured
Can Addison's Disease Be Cured? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 25, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Should I Eat If I Have Addisons Disease
What Should I Eat If I Have Addison's Disease? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 25, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stress Dosing Effects in Children With Adrenal Insufficiency Stress Dosing Effects in Children With Adrenal Insufficiency
A new study examines the effects of patient-initiated glucocorticoid stress dosing among children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia presenting with acute illness.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

NHS Steroid Emergency Card for adrenal insufficiency patients is available to order
Together with the Royal College of Physicians patient safety committee and the NHSE/I patient safety team we have developed a newNHS Steroid Emergency Card for adrenal insufficiency patients. It is an NHS wide card (England and the devolved nations) supported by this recently publishedGuidance. All is now in place and the NHS Steroid Emergency card is now available to order from 18 August 2020. As this is a new card various organisations across the NHS are working together to enable implementation. The new cards will need to be ordered so there may be a wait until cards are physically in stock and available to be ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

National Patient Safety Alert issued for NHS Steroid Emergency Card
ANational Patient Safety Alert has been issued asking providers to ensure all eligible patients with adrenal insufficiency are issued with anNHS Steroid Emergency Card, to support early recognition and treatment of adrenal crisis in adults. The alert requires that processes are put in place to check if a patient has an NHS Steroid Emergency Card ahead of any emergency treatment, elective surgery, or other invasive procedures.  This has been sent via the Central Alerting System to all NHS acute and community providers, including GPs and ambulance trusts, and will filter through over the n...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Seven must-try takeout upstarts claim their place in L.A.'s dining universe
Talented chefs are supporting themselves by starting takeout services. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Addison Source Type: news

BioScience Impact Continues to Increase
The 2019 Journal Citation Reports® (Source Clarivate, 2020) have been released and the American Institute of Biological Sciences and Oxford University Press are excited to reveal that the Impact Factor for BioScience has risen to 8.282, up from 6.591 last year. This is the 4th highest Impact Factor among biology journals. “This is a great reflection of the important scientific research, education, and science policy content published in the journal every month. We thank the dedicated work of our editorial staff, editorial board members, peer-reviewers, production staff, and of course the many scientists from aro...
Source: AIBS News - July 10, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Advice on COVID-19 and dexamethasone steroid treatment
A new clinical trial reports that glucocorticoid, dexamethasone, is effective for treating severe COVID-19. We want to assure people that this medicine should only be taken on prescription and under the care of a doctor.Glucocorticoids are a type of anti-inflammatory medicine used to treat a range of conditions such as allergies, asthma, eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and the endocrine condition, adrenal insufficiency. Glucocorticoids can have serious side effects and should not be taken unless necessary.Dexamethasone was reportedly only effective in COVID-19 patients on ventilators or oxygen therapy, was of...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 18, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Perioperative Glucocorticoids in Adrenal Insufficiency Perioperative Glucocorticoids in Adrenal Insufficiency
What is the optimal dosing for perioperative glucocorticoid administration in patients with adrenal insufficiency? This commentary explores the issue.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Discovery could lead to stronger dental fillings … and less time at the dentist
SASKATOON – An international team of researchers used the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan to discover how to create stronger dental fillings. This is great news for the estimated 96 per cent of Canadians who will have to contend with at least one cavity during their adult l ife.For the first time, an international group of researchers led by Professor Owen Addison from King ’s College London has been able to close a gap in the knowledge of photo-activated resin-based composites, commonly used in medical and dental applications.In a recent paper published inNature Communications, th...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 9, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

A study of serum cortisol levels in acute head injury patients - Rao TP.
Introduction Adrenal insufficiency has a great impact on the prognosis of patients with traumatic brain injury. In healthy persons during normal day-to-day activity, the concentration of plasma cortisol is high in the morning, decreases during the day and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Bon Temps in the Arts District closes permanently, a casualty of the shutdown
Lincoln Carson has decided to close his lauded Arts District restaurant permanently because of the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Addison Source Type: news

On the Agenda: Addison, North Richland Hills face big budget shortfalls from coronavirus fallout
Budget shortfalls spurred along by fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic are moving communities across North Texas to make marked changes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bill Hethcock Source Type: news

On the Agenda: Addison, North Richland Hills face big budget shortfalls from coronavirus fallout
Budget shortfalls spurred along by fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic are moving communities across North Texas to make marked changes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 28, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bill Hethcock Source Type: news

Common Cause of Addisons Disease
What Is The Most Common Cause of Addison ’s Disease? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Looking for special occasion takeout? Our critic has 15 suggestions
L.A. takeout and delivery to mark special occasions during the shutdown (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Addison Source Type: news

Is it responsible to recommend restaurant takeout during the shutdown?
Bill Addison talks through his decision to continue covering L.A. restaurants for takeout and delivery (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Addison Source Type: news

To Fight COVID-19, Ford Is Planning to Manufacture Ventilators. This Isn ’t the First Time the Automaker Has Made Medical Devices
The odd hush that has fallen over New York City has lately been broken once every day, at precisely 7:00 PM. That’s when New Yorkers are stepping onto balconies or flinging open windows to applaud the people—pharmacy clerks, supermarket cashiers, food delivery workers and more—who continue to keep to keep the silent city running. But even the most heroic of health-care workers are faced with a difficult reality in the city that has become the center of COVID-19 in the U.S., as officials have predicted that New York City will need at least 400 more ventilators by Sunday and thousands more in the days to fo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

How do L.A. wine shops keep business flowing during a pandemic?
L.A. wine shops pivot to curbside pickup, online meet-ups and lively phone recommendations to stay alive during the coronavirus shutdown. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Addison Source Type: news

Unhappiest hour: What the coronavirus shutdown has meant for two L.A. bars
Bartenders out of work are left to figure out what's next. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Addison Source Type: news

7 great takeout meals our restaurant critic has tried (so far)
Bill Addison reports on takeout and delivery during the coronavirus shutdowns. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Addison Source Type: news

NHS Emergency Steroid Card for adrenal insufficiency patients released
To keep patients with adrenal insufficiency safe during the COVID-19 crisis NHSE&I have agreed it is appropriate to release theNHS Emergency Steroid Card as a PDF that patients can download themselves.Guidance related to the release of the new NHS Emergency Steroid Card is almost ready for publication but the COVID-19 crisis has taken precedence.The card can be downloaded from ouradrenal crisis webpage, where you will also find additional emergency adrenal insufficiency management information and COVID-19 guidance.    (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

A critic and a restaurant face the pandemic over pastries (6 feet apart)
A critic and a restaurant face the pandemic over pastries (while maintaining distance). (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Addison Source Type: news

Spring issue of The Endocrinologist now available online
The spring issue of the Society’s quarterly magazineThe Endocrinologist is now available online.  This issue, with the theme,'Exercise: It's good to move it, move it' examines multiple benefits of staying active, including maintaining a healthy metabolism, improving bone health and staying well during aging and pregnancy.In Society News, find out all you ever wanted to know about your new Society President, Raj Thakker, learn about the Society's new Undergraduate Video Award, and read new Society guidance on peri-operative management of adrenal insufficiency.Browse this ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 12, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New guidelines for the management of adrenal insufficiency published
The Society for Endocrinology, the Association of Anaesthetists and the Royal College of Physicians have published newGuidelines for the management of glucocorticoids during the peri-operative period for patients with adrenal insufficiency.You can access the guidelines from theAnaesthesia journal website.The guidelines provide eight recommendations and aim to ensure that patients with adrenal insufficiency are identified and adequately supplemented with glucocorticoids during the peri-operative period.  Anaesthetists must be familiar with the symptoms and signs of acute adrenal insufficiency so that inade...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 4, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sport-related concussion preceding adrenal insufficiency and hypopituitarism - Northam WT, Alexander A, Carneiro K.
A 49-year-old female with history of daily inhaled corticosteroid use for asthma presented to a concussion clinic 7 wk after sport-related head injury with headache, visual blurring, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, polydipsia, and polyuria. Examination reveale... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Primary Adrenal Insufficiency: New Genetic Causes Primary Adrenal Insufficiency: New Genetic Causes
A new review provides insight into the genetics of primary adrenal insufficiency that can have implications for the management of this condition.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Congratulations to Society members involved with BMA-commended Addison's patient guide
The 2019 British Medical Association (BMA) Patient Information Awards have commended the book,'Living with Addison's Disease– A Guide For People With Addison's, Supporters and Professionals'.Congratulations to Society members, Professor Simon Pearce (co-author), Professor John Wass (contributor) and Philip Yeoh (contributor) on this recognition of the book as providing accessible, well-designed and clinically balanced information which promotes greater awareness and understanding of health matters, and patient choice.Find out more     (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Father of deaf baby talks about viral moment with CNN
Each morning, 4-month-old Georgina Addison's parents turn her hearing aids on, and video of her reacting to her mother's voice has been viewed more than a million times on Twitter. Watch "Full Circle" weeknights at 5 p.m. ET. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluating the Low-Dose ACTH Stimulation Test in Children Evaluating the Low-Dose ACTH Stimulation Test in Children
Low-dose ACTH stimulation tests are commonly used to diagnose central adrenal insufficiency. What are the optimal times for testing cortisol levels?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Serum Interpretation in Suspected Adrenal Insufficiency Serum Interpretation in Suspected Adrenal Insufficiency
What role does a single measurement of serum cortisol have in the investigation of adrenal insufficiency? Could it help identify which patients require further testing?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Identical twin nurses in Georgia delivered identical twin baby girls
Identical twins Tori Howard and Tara Drinkard, were born at an Athens, Georgia, hospital 26 years before the pair of sisters, now nurses, helped deliver identical twins Addison and Emma Williams. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes unexplained weight loss?
Many medical conditions can cause unexplained or unintended weight loss. These include hyperthyroidism, depression, Addison's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Daily Adjustment of Glucocorticoids in Adrenal Insufficiency Daily Adjustment of Glucocorticoids in Adrenal Insufficiency
Under what circumstances should daily dose adjustments be initiated in patients with adrenal insufficiency?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

8 Places You Can Visit to Celebrate Apollo 11 ’s 50th Anniversary This Week
As the country prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s mission to the moon, a number of destinations with links to the historic journey are holding events to commemorate the occasion. From the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C. to Kennedy Space Center in Houston, plenty of sites are offering the chance to celebrate Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s first steps on the moon, 50 years ago as of July 20. From a multimillion-dollar auction of an Apollo 11 flight manual to celebratory rocket launches and musical concerts, festivities commemorating Apollo 11 are taking pla...
Source: TIME: Science - July 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Currie Engel Tags: Uncategorized apollo1150 onetime space Source Type: news

Avoiding severe complications of postoperative adrenal insufficiency
The use of adrenalectomy in treatment of primary aldosterone can lead to persistent adrenal insufficiency, so postoperative adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation testing is recommended to avoid adrenal crisis, according to German research published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 3, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

10 Killed When Plane Crashes on Takeoff in Texas
DALLAS (AP) — All ten people on board a small plane were killed in a fiery crash Sunday morning when the aircraft struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a suburban Dallas airport, veered to one side and plunged into a hangar, local authorities and witnesses said. Federal officials said two crew members and eight passengers were killed when the twin-engine plane, scheduled to fly to St. Petersburg, Florida, crashed at the Addison Municipal Airport at 9:11 a.m. The identities of those killed were not immediately released. "We don't know a lot about the people on board at this point," National Transp...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News AP News Tag Source Type: news

Hidden in the Epidemic: Opioid-Induced Adrenal Insufficiency Hidden in the Epidemic: Opioid-Induced Adrenal Insufficiency
Findings point to the need to screen adrenal function of chronic opioid users.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Understanding adrenal insufficiency
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is adrenal insufficiency? Is it the same as Addison's disease? ANSWER: There are a few forms of adrenal insufficiency, which is an uncommon disorder caused by the adrenal glands not making enough of certain hormones. Primary adrenal insufficiency, also known as Addison's disease, is one form. Your adrenal glands are located [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 23, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Adrenal insufficiency medical identification inadequate
According to a study, published inClinical Endocrinology, the majority of medical identification jewellery for patients with adrenal insufficiency does not have adequate information on how to treat adrenal crisis.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Reproducibility and responsiveness of gait initiation in Parkinson's disease - Papa EV, Addison O, Foreman KB, Dibble LE.
Persons with Parkinson's disease (PD) have significant impairments in functional mobility, including the ability to initiate gait. Three-dimensional analysis of kinetic and kinematic outcomes has become one of the most powerful tools in evaluating abnormal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Hydrocortisone muco-adhesive buccal tablets
should not be used off-label for treating adrenal insufficiency in children due to serious risks. There is a risk of insufficient cortisol absorption and li (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - December 19, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news