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Iodine Therapy in Lactating Mothers With Graves Disease Iodine Therapy in Lactating Mothers With Graves Disease
How might maternal inorganic iodine therapy impact infant thyroid function?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Lose weight and prevent diabetes with folk medicine from Mexico: Yellow oleander seeds found to reduce obesity and prevent insulin resistance
(Natural News) Obesity is a serious health concern that affects more than an individual’s weight. Obese individuals have higher than normal levels of adipose tissue, which manifests in Body Weight (BW) gain. A person’s height and weight is “used to determine the degree of obesity.” To address the issue of obesity, “a multifactorial disease” that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What age do boys stop growing?
A look at when boys stop growing, which happens after puberty has finished. Included is detail on average height and the genetic factors involved. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: At what age do girls stop growing?
A look at when girls stop growing. Included is detail on when puberty starts and finishes, in addition to what can prevent or delay development. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The Proven & Unproven Health Benefits Of Honey
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age. Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C. Beeswax has been found on pottery dating as far back as 7000 B.C., most likely used for waterproofing. The ancient Egyptians offered honey to the gods and then joined the Greeks, Romans and Chinese in using it as a salve for wounds and a treatment for fevers and stomach ailments. Today, proponents of honey tout its miraculous healing properties, claiming that it can prev...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Honey Source Type: news

New Diabetes Guidelines Fail to Guide New Diabetes Guidelines Fail to Guide
An effort to encourage individualized treatment choices may muddy the therapy waters, says Dr Peters.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Declines in Kidney Function, Spine BMD Linked in Chinese Postmenopausal Women Declines in Kidney Function, Spine BMD Linked in Chinese Postmenopausal Women
A decline in kidney function may be an independent risk factor for lower lumbar-spine bone mineral density (LBMD) as healthy Chinese postmenopausal women age, a new study from China suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EndoBreak: Obesity in 2018; Diabetes Risks in Pregnancy
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms? This supplement could help keep blood glucose under control
TYPE 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition where a person ’s blood sugar level can become too high. If it isn’t treated it can lead to a number of serious health problems, but a nutritionist has suggested a particular supplement that could help keep blood sugar levels under control. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Revised 2017 National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
January 22, 2018 12:30-2:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DarioHealth launches iPhone-compatible glucose meter in Australia
DarioHealth (NSDQ:DRIO) said today that the Lightning-enabled version of its blood glucose monitoring system is available in Australia. The device is designed to connect with the latest Apple products, including the iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X. The product’s launch comes just one month after it won approval from Australian authorities. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post DarioHealth launches iPhone-compatible glucose meter in Australia appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes mHealth (Mobile Health) Patient Monitoring Wall Street Beat DarioHealth Corp Source Type: news

Diabetes risk not increased in overweight women with PCOS features
According to a study inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, irregular periods and increased levels of androgens are not linked to a higher diabetes risk in overweight women.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

All-cause and cardiovascular mortality linked to vitamin D levels
Vitamin D concentrations have been linked to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, according to a study in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Early radiotherapy linked to better response after thyroidectomy
Research inClinical Endocrinology suggests that adults with differentiated thyroid cancer, who undergo thyroidectomy and start radioiodine therapy within the first three months after surgery, have better outcomes.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Inactivity linked to metabolic syndrome, independently of BMI
A study inPLOS One reports that exercise may help reduce the risk of developing metabolic syndrome, independently of body mass index. MedPage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sedentary Behaviors and Adiposity in Young People Sedentary Behaviors and Adiposity in Young People
This paper looks at the complex association between sedentary behaviors and pediatric obesity.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Can stem cell exosome therapy reduce fatal heart disease in diabetes?
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Removal of dead or dying heart muscle cells after a heart attack is crucial. Researchers have preliminary data that diabetes impairs this removal, and this impairment may be the reason diabetes increases the risk for cardiovascular disease, including heart failure. With aid of a new grant, investigators will study whether mesenchymal stem cells or their exosomes can boost dead cell removal and reduce damaging inflammation after heart attacks in animal models of diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Occupational therapy improves health, quality of life of young adults with diabetes
(University of Southern California) New results from a University of Southern California-led research study demonstrates the distinct value of occupational therapy for improving the health and quality of life of young adults living with diabetes. Research participants who completed the occupational therapy intervention program significantly improved their average blood glucose levels, diabetes-related quality of life and habits for checking blood glucose. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exercise Key for Staving Off Metabolic Syndrome
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits of physical activity seen across BMI levels (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How Neighborhoods Shape Life With Diabetes How Neighborhoods Shape Life With Diabetes
People with diabetes who live in poor communities with limited access to exercise facilities or grocery stores may have a harder time managing their symptoms than diabetics living in more affluent areas, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Pediatricians: It's Up to You to Fight Obesity
(MedPage Today) -- Christopher Johnson, MD, sounds yet another alarm on childhood obesity (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Professionals Disagree About Asking Patients About Sexuality
Article offers opposing views about recommendation in England to ask patients about sexual orientation (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Increased Risk of Complications With Bariatric Surgery
Lower risks of obesity - related comorbidities but increased risk for complications versus medical tx (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Gestational diabetes ‘increases risk’ of conditions in women
Women who have gestational diabetes during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease in the future, according to researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

The everyday items that cause infertility and even cancer  
Dr Channa Jayasena, a consultant in reproductive endocrinology at Imperial College London, said: ‘We know little about hormone altering chemicals but our exposure to them is a concern.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Valeritas Announces its V-Go & #194; & #174; Wearable Insulin Delivery Device is Now ...
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 17, 2018 - Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLRX), a medical technology company which offers patients with type 2 diabetes V-Go® Wearable Insulin Delivery device, a simple, affordable, all-in-one insulin delivery option that is worn like a patch and can eliminate the need for taking multiple daily shots, announced today that its V-Go® Wearable Insulin Delivery device is now available in Puerto Rico. Valeritas has partnered with Fusion Consulting Group of...This story is related to the following:Medical Devices (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - January 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Preparing a pasta dinner? Diabetes patients should follow this trick to lower blood-sugar
TYPE 2 DIABETES symptoms include feeling very tired, very thirsty, and urinating more often than normal. This trick could lower the risk of a blood-sugar spike after a pasta dinner. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcomes Get Worse for Pregnant Women With Diabetes in Scotland Outcomes Get Worse for Pregnant Women With Diabetes in Scotland
Perinatal outcomes for mothers with diabetes in Scotland have not improved over time and, if anything, are worse today than they were 15 years ago.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Night levels of cortisol in Cushing's patients are highly variable
According to a study, published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, the salivary cortisol levels of Cushing's patients late at night are highly variable, and may not accurately reflect diagnosis or treatment efficacy.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New guideline for treatment of aggressive pituitary tumours
A new European clinical practice guideline for the treatment of aggressive pituitary tumours and carcinomas has been published in theEuropean Journal of Endocrinology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oxytocin has crucial role in brain signal processing
According to a study, published ineLife, oxytocin is critically involved in signal processing of social information, which guides subsequent social behaviours.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Bariatric surgery most effective therapy for obesity
According to a study, published in theJournal of the American Medical Association, obesity surgery is far more effective than lifestyle changes in preventing obesity-related deaths.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Program reduces stress in adolescents affected by war
A program aimed at improving the mental health of adolescents directly affected by the Syrian war has effectively lowered their cortisol levels, according to a study published inPsychoneuroendocrinology.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

UK and Ireland For Women In Science Fellowships applications open
Early career women in science– get£15,000 to continue your cutting-edge research with the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science UK& Ireland Fellowship Awards. The fellowship can be in different ways, for example to buy a piece of scientific equipment, help to cover child care costs, or fund conference travel.Apply before16 February 2018.Eligibility criteria and FAQs are availablehere.If you have any questions, contactForWomeninScienceUK@loreal.com (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer
A study explores proteins involved in longevity, which may help design treatments for a range of diseases, including obesity, some cancers, and diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Harrington Discovery Institute announces 2018 grant funding to 10 physician-scientists
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) Ten physician-scientists are named 2018 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award recipients to support their discoveries in diverse research areas, including cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Greater T2D Risk Seen in Women with Gestational Diabetes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risks for heart diseases also significantly increased (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How neighborhoods shape life with diabetes
(Reuters Health) - - People with diabetes who live in poor communities with limited access to exercise facilities or grocery stores may have a harder time managing their symptoms than diabetics living in more affluent areas, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Home-visit Parenting Program Limits Early Childhood Obesity Home-visit Parenting Program Limits Early Childhood Obesity
A prevention-focused home-visit parenting program reduces obesity rates among 2-year-old children living in low-socioeconomic-status communities, according to results from a prospective longitudinal study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Skinny pigs? Low-fat craze gone too far
Let’s face it. You and I both know most Americans are struggling with their weight. I see it in my practice every day. There’s not one study that will tell you otherwise. What’s more, there’s been an explosion of not only obesity, but of related diseases like diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. But did you realize that the rates of obesity and disease in America began rising at the exact same time the health authorities told us to eat a low-fat diet? It started in 1977 when George McGovern led a Senate Committee that released its “Dietary Goals for the United States.” According to ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Nutrition clogged arteries fat heart healthy low-fat polyunsaturated fats skinny Weight Loss Source Type: news

Valeritas launches V-Go wearable insulin delivery device in Puerto Rico
Valeritas (NSDQ:VLRX) said today that its V-Go wearable insulin delivery system is available in Puerto Rico. The Bridgewater, N.J.-based company has partnered with Fusion Consulting group to promote V-Go to Puerto Rico-based endocrinologists and general practitioners with Type II diabetes patients. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Valeritas launches V-Go wearable insulin delivery device in Puerto Rico appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Valeritas Source Type: news

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut
When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. Surrounded by lakes, oceans and mountains, Kerala, India, is the birthplace of Ayurveda medicine. My plane landed in Mumbai. From there, I made the 800-mile trip to Kerala down on the southwestern-most tip of the Indian peninsula. With origins dating back 6,000 years, Kerala is the birthplace of Ayurvedic medicine. I spent a lot of time at the AyurMana or “ancient healing house.” This is the oldest existing school of Ayurvedic medicine in the world. It was there that I observed how quickly...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Natural Cures anxiety arthritis Cancer celiac disease chronic fatigue depression diabetes digestive issues fibromyalgia leaky gut multiple sclerosis schizophrenia Source Type: news

Do you have the symptoms of type 2 diabetes? Two easy ways to test for the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes causes a person ’s blood sugar level to become too high - left untreated it can cause serious long-term health problems. People may show little or no symptoms of having the condition, but there are two easy ways to test for it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secrets of longevity protein revealed in new study
New Yale-led research into so-called Klotho proteins could have implications for the treatment of diabetes, obesity, and certain cancers. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 17, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New Japanese Drug Pemafibrate Improves Lipid Profiles in Diabetes New Japanese Drug Pemafibrate Improves Lipid Profiles in Diabetes
Patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertriglyceridemia had improvements in lipid profiles and insulin resistance with pemafibrate, according to a Japanese trial that showed the drug is also well tolerated.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

WellDoc's BlueStar now available on Solera Health's marketplace
WellDoc ’s digital diabetes management therapeutic BlueStar will now be available on the Solera network as a diabetes management option. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Eating just two of these everyday could help to reduce symptoms
DIABETES symptoms include feeling very thirsty, fatigue, and needing to urinate more often than normal. Eggs could be the key to controlling the condition, while aiding weight loss and lowering blood pressure, a nutritionist has claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report: Chinese bidders eye Johnson & Johnson ’ s diabetes biz
Chinese glucose monitor maker Sinocare (SZ:300298) and a sovereign wealth fund there are said to be in the hunt for the diabetes business Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is looking to unload. The New Brunswick, N.J.-based healthcare conglomerate early last year announced a strategic review of its LifeScan, Animas and Calibra Medical diabetes businesses and later elected to shutter the Animas insulin pump subsidiary. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Report: Chinese bidders eye Johnson & Johnson’s diabetes biz appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Diabetes Mergers & Acquisitions Wall Street Beat johnsonandjohnson Sinocare Source Type: news

Research Associate - Digital Health
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Job Type: Full-Time Employer: The University of Oxford Closing Date: 12.02.2018 An opportunity has arisen for a researcher to support an established research programme led by Professor Andrew Farmer. You will have responsibility for working on one or more of a series of related studies intended to develop and evaluate new approaches to monitoring and supporting people with long term (and multiple) conditions including diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, building on the availability of novel digital-health technologies...
Source: eHealth News EU - January 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

Obesity surgery 'halves risk of death' compared with lifestyle changes
Latest study lends support to experts who say more operations should be carried out in UKObese patients undergoing stomach-shrinking surgery have half the risk of death in the years that follow compared with those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, new research suggests.Experts say obesity surgery is cost-effective, leads to substantial weight loss and can help tackletype 2 diabetes. But surgeons say not enough of thestomach-shrinking surgeries are carried out in the UK, with figures currently lagging behind other European countries, including France and Belgium – despite the latter having a smal...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Obesity Medical research Health Science Society Source Type: news