A 44-year-old woman with a history of primary hyperparathyroidism asked her doctor about a number of smooth papules on her face. They appeared slowly over the last several months across her cheeks and nose.
Late-in-life weight gain or weight loss appears to be associated with an increased risk of dementia, shows a Korean study of 67,219 men and women between 60-79 years old.
A single course of treatment with teplizumab delayed the development of type 1 diabetes in at-risk teens and children, shows a study presented at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting earlier this month.
Diabetes complications in young adults with type 2 diabetes are occurring in unusually high rates, researchers reported at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting held earlier this month in San Francisco.
A high consumption of ultra-processed foods (i.e. almost any consumable food item, except fresh fruits and vegetables) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality, show two studies in BMJ.
Patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease who received the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin, had a lower risk of kidney failure and cardiovascular events as compared to a placebo group, a new study shows.
Adolescents and adults who have had gastric bypass surgery were able to maintain weight loss five years post-op, but for adolescents, the procedure more often reversed the course of diabetes and hypertension.
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Restoring normal thyroid function may reverse cold-induced thermogenesis, say researchers writing in the journal Thyroid.
Adults with subclinical hypothyroidism do not need thyroid hormone therapy in most cases, states a BMJ Rapid Recommendation issued this month.
Thyroid hormones have a wide range of effects of the cardiovascular system. Too much or too little thyroiid hormones can induce or exacerbate existing cardiovascular disorders. In this article, we highlight the treatment recommendations for thyroid-related CVD events.
WHO recommends no screen time for children under one year and instead, adopt more playtime to lower the risk of obesity.
Infants who are not breastfed, or infrequently breastfed, have an increased risk of becoming obese, shows a WHO study presented last week at the European Conference on Obesity (ECO) held in Glasgow.
Socioeconomic status may serve as a determinant of whether patients seek or have access to treatment for weight management, according to researchers presenting at AACE.
Study of levoketoconazole for Cushing’s syndrome shows significant improvements in acne, hirsutism in women, and peripheral edema.