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Glucocorticoids may increase risk of serious blood infection

Current users of systemic glucocorticoids experienced 2.5 times higher odds of infection with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria than non-users, a Danish study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings has found.1  
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Glucocorticoids may increase risk of serious blood infection

Current users of systemic glucocorticoids experienced 2.5 times higher odds of infection with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria than non-users, a Danish study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings has found.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Rapid Estrogen Decline Confirmed as Migraine Contributor

A new study suggests that rapid estrogen decline at the end of the menstrual cycle may make women vulnerable to common triggers for migraine attacks.  
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over 3 years ago
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Statins could be new treatment option in women with oestrogen receptor positive breast cancer

Researchers have called for clinical trials into the effects of statins in women with recurrent breast cancer, after finding that these cancers can make a molecule from cholesterol that mimics oestrogen.  
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over 3 years ago
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ASCO's New Guideline for Endocrine Therapy in Breast Cancer

ASCO has a new guideline for the use of endocrine therapy in patients with hormone-receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Estrogen Benefits Bones in Transgender Hormone Conversion

One year of transgender hormone therapy shows the greatest increase in bone-mineral density in male-to-female conversions, while female-to-male conversions benefit most in postmenopausal women.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Corticosteroids Reduce Exacerbations in Preschoolers With Recurrent Wheeze

Inhaled corticosteroids reduce exacerbations of recurrent wheezing in preschoolers, according to a meta-analysis.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH)

Overview and concise explanation of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH)  
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over 3 years ago
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Tolvaptan for the Treatment of Severe Hyponatraemia

Is tolvaptan a safe and effective treatment choice for correcting hyponatremia in syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion?  
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over 3 years ago
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Hormones, Metabolism, and Cancer Take Center Stage at ECE 2016

Testosterone trials, new guidelines on adrenal incidentaloma, ovarian transplant, and the bionic pancreas, are just a few of highlights at ECE 2016, appealing to clinicians and research scientists alike.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Androgen Treatment Leads to Elongated Telomeres in Small Trial

The phase 1-2 study showed such unexpectedly high efficacy from treatment with the sex hormone danazol that investigators ended the study early.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Melatonin Links Gene Variant to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

One-third of people carry a variant of the gene for the melatonin receptor, which seems to impair the ability of islet cells to secrete insulin; findings may have implications for shift workers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Raging Hormones and the Critically Ill - Jeremy Cohen - Intensive Care Network

Jeremy Cohan took us on an Adrenal Function journey at SMACC Chicago with his talk Raging Hormones in Critical Care.  
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over 3 years ago
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Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen.  
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over 3 years ago
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Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen.  
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over 3 years ago
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Authors’ reply to Sarri and colleagues

The current combined evidence from conventional and from network meta-analyses of randomised controlled trial (RCT) data is that menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is effective for the relief of vasomotor symptoms.1 2 We noted this in our editorial and agree with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines on this matter,3 so we are unsure why Sarri and colleagues considered this a point of contention.4  
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over 3 years ago
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Authors’ reply to Sarri and colleagues

The current combined evidence from conventional and from network meta-analyses of randomised controlled trial (RCT) data is that menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is effective for the relief of vasomotor symptoms.1 2 We noted this in our editorial and agree with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines on this matter,3 so we are unsure why Sarri and colleagues considered this a point of contention.4  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Estrogen Might Be Tied to Dry Eye in Postmenopausal Women

Although there's no direct link, serum estrogen levels may influence meibomian gland function and hence non-Sjogren's dry eye in postmenopausal women, according to Australian and German researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Can Hormone Therapy Reduce the Risk for Atherosclerosis? CME/CE

: Estradiol taken within 6 years vs 10 years or more after menopause was associated with a lower risk for progression of subclinical atherosclerosis, based on results from an intervention trial.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago