The omega-3 fatty acid icosapent ethyl lowered the risk of cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, nonfatal stroke, coronary revascularization or unstable angina by as much as 25 percent in a group of patients enrolled in a five-year clinical trial, according to researchers reporting in the Jan. 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Healthcare providers are increasingly looking for signs of opioid-induced adrenal insufficiency (OIAI) in their patients, according to a presentation made at the AACE annual meeting held in Los Angeles last week.