Fertility Fraud; Pharma's'Patient' Advocacy; Mass. Nursing Homes Fined
(MedPage Today) -- This past week in healthcare investigations (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Total Thyroid Removal Boosts QOL in Hashimoto's Disease (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- General health, fatigue, and chronic fatigue scores ameliorated with surgery (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Two Knees at Once: More Clarity on Pluses and Minuses
(MedPage Today) -- Surgeons say it's feasible in even severely obese patients, but beware of complications (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Microbiota May Help Single Out'Lean' NAFLD
(MedPage Today) -- Blood, fecal bacteria composition differed between lean and obese patients with fatty liver disease (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Race Plays a Role in Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Short-term and long-term outcomes after bariatric surgery differs between blacks and white (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hashimoto's Disease: Trial Puts Thyroidectomy Into Sharper Focus
(MedPage Today) -- Multiple benefits seen with surgery (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Racial Differences Persist for Bariatric Surgery Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Complication rates lower for white versus black patients (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Steroids Given in Utero Tied to Smaller Infants at Birth (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Step up efforts to identify for treatment mothers who will deliver preterm, researchers urge (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sugary Drinks May Up Disability in MS
(MedPage Today) -- But overall diet quality not associated with disability status (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Weighing Bariatric Surgery Costs, Benefits, and Risks in NASH Cirrhosis Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Could be cost-effective in NASH with compensated cirrhosis, modeling study suggests (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Healthy Living Not a Panacea for Depression
(MedPage Today) -- Results from two trials suggest antidepressants remain a valuable tool (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Vaccine Battles Rage; Half-Price Humalog; Cannabinoid Factories
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

NASH Cirrhosis: Bariatric Surgery Helps, but Is It Worth Risks, Costs?
(MedPage Today) -- Modeling study may aid clinicians in evaluating individual patients (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 26, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Adjuvant Denosumab Improved DFS in HR+ Breast Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Results establish denosumab as alternative to bisphosphonates (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Acupuncture Tied to Less Bothersome Hot Flashes in Menopause
(MedPage Today) -- Randomized analysis lacked a comparator group, however (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Cancer and the Dating Game; Lessons Learned From Loss; Warning From the Grave
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Liberal Glucose Management Feasible in GDM
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds no difference in tight versus liberalized approach and neonatal hypoglycemia (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study: No Benefit With Early GDM Screening in Obese Women
(MedPage Today) -- No between-group difference in incidence of adverse outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study Quantifies Dental, Jaw Risks With Denosumab
(MedPage Today) -- 10-year data suggest oral issues common (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 14, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Wendy Williams' Battle With Graves' Disease
(MedPage Today) -- The talk show host has taken a hiatus from her show, but what is she fighting? (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 14, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Adjuvant AI Tx Extended to 10 Years for HR+ Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- ASCO guideline notes substantial portion of bene?t derived from prevention of second breast cancers (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer: Good QoL, but Sexual Dysfunction Common (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Substantial minorities reported problems associated with treatment, and these were often unaddressed (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Physical Fitness in Youth Lowers Adult Disability Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Effect was significant even for the overweight and obese (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Orgasm, Desire, Pain: Discussing Women's Sexual Health
(MedPage Today) -- Valentine's day Facebook Live discussion (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Low-Income SLE Patients at High Risk for Fracture (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Fracture risk was about 2.5-fold higher in this SLE subgroup with nephritis versus non-SLE patients (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Birth Weight Linked to Mental Health Later in Life
(MedPage Today) -- Strongest association found with neurodevelopmental disorders; but absolute risks small (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Infertility Tx Tied to Modest Risk of Maternal Morbidity, Death
(MedPage Today) -- Risk higher with IVF, but less so with noninvasive treatment (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fracture Risks High in SLE
(MedPage Today) -- Threefold increased risk with kidney involvement (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Cath Procedure Opens Blocked Fallopian Tubes
(MedPage Today) -- Helped women conceive without pills or IVF (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 31, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

No Higher Live Birth Rate With Pre-IVF Endometrial Scratching (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trial reinforced that adjuvants to IVF should be carefully evaluated prior to being offered to patients (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 28, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Suit Against'Dr. Tweaker'; Hacienda Nurse Charged; Fertility Fraud
(MedPage Today) -- Clinicians accused, convicted, or under investigation (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endometrial Scratching Before IVF Fails to Improve Birth Rates
(MedPage Today) -- No benefit in other pregnancy outcomes or subpopulations either (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Death vs Debt; Let's Talk Masculinity; Embryo Limbo
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

In PsA, Treat Excessive Weight
(MedPage Today) -- Disease activity reduced with ultralow-cal diet in obese psoriatic arthritis (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Long-Term Study Compares Procedures (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Need for secondary bariatric intervention found rare after gastric bypass (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

2018 Landmark Endocrinology Trials, in Graphic Form
(MedPage Today) -- Four trials likely to influence practice this year and beyond (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Which Bariatric Surgery Needs Most Revisions Over the Decades?
(MedPage Today) -- Long-term analysis compared banding, vertical banded gastroplasty, and gastric bypass (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hip Fracture Risk in Elderly Precedes Antidepressant Use
(MedPage Today) -- Drugs may not be the problem after all (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 3, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

MRI Proving Cost-Effective for Tracking Liver Fat
(MedPage Today) -- But it's not ready to replace biopsy for assessing advanced disease (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Mixed Results With MRI for Liver Triglycerides in NAFLD
(MedPage Today) -- Proton density fat fraction MRI correlated with steatosis grade; suboptimal for advanced fibrosis (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Rerouting Nerves Reduces Post-Amputation Pain
(MedPage Today) -- Neuromas, phantom limb pain diminished in below-knee amputations (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Morning Break: ACA Sign-Up Dip; America's BMI Creep; Surgical Robot Mishaps
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Surgical Weight Loss May Slow Cellular Aging
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with high LDL, CRT levels saw telomere lengthening after gastric bypass (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

1,000 Calorie Meals; Gut Bacteria and Oral Diabetes Agents; VR for Hot Flashes?
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Red Meat Diet Bulks up Atherogenic Metabolite, but It Can Be Reversed
(MedPage Today) -- Randomized diet study shows what 4 weeks of daily burgers can do (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

BMI Inadequate for Identifying Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Whole-body fat, trunk fat mass, and certain blood biomarkers may be better risk indicators (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Studies Clarify Role of Extended AI in Breast Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment to 10 years and beyond beneficial for some patients (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oxybutynin Helps Curb Hot Flashes in Breast Ca Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Women report better hot flash interference scores, quality of life (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: WHO's MEC App Review
(MedPage Today) -- Are there better contraception apps? Probably (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Rethink Due for Stopping Transgender Hormone Tx Before Surgery?
(MedPage Today) -- Review found little evidence linking hormones to surgical complications (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news