Endocrinology

Iodine Exposure in NICU Linked to Increased Risk of Hypothyroidism

July 07, 2020

Results of an NIH-led study suggests infants exposed to iodine in the NICU were at a greater risk of developing congenital hypothyroidism.

Early Puberty Could Help Predict Risk of Diabetes

March 27, 2020

New research from a team of European investigators suggests age at the onset of puberty could serve as an independent risk factor for type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Image IQ: A 6-year-old girl with brown patches on her trunk

March 03, 2020

A 6-year-old girl was brought to her pediatrician for vaginal bleeding, breast enlargement, brown patches on her cheeks, back, and trunk. Can you diagnose this patient?