PCOS common in adolescent girls with type 2 diabetes
A new study puts prevalence as high as 20% in this group. Authors suggest screening may be critical to prevent physical and psychological...
Testes may ‘serve as viral sanctuary’ for SARS-CoV-2, small study shows
“It leads one to wonder whether this could have a long-term impact on fertility in men and women.”
Endocrine Society and others to FDA: Restrict BPA
A petition requests that prior approvals of bisphenol A, a chemical contained in food packaging be removed, citing recent evidence of harm.
Updated endometriosis guidelines emphasize less laparoscopy, more hormone therapy
The first update in 7 years includes more than 100 best practice recommendations and highlights research gaps.
Intensive weight loss fails to help women with obesity and infertility
Evidence from a randomized trial did not support weight loss as a factor in the increasing live births.
Preschool boys’ behaviors traced back to moms’ thyroid hormones
Changes in maternal thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy may predict whether male offspring are aggressive or withdrawn preschoolers.
FDA approves levoketoconazole for Cushing syndrome
The drug, which inhibits cortisol synthesis, is seen as addressing an unmet need.
EMA panel backs linzagolix for uterine fibroid symptoms
If approved, linzagolix – which is taken once per day – would become the first GnRH receptor antagonist with a nonhormonal option to reach the...
IUDs may increase background enhancement on breast MRI
However, “the study findings raise the question as to whether IUD status should be documented as a matter of course prior to performing breast MRI...
From the Journals
Fast foods contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals
“There’s very limited research out there to understand the human health effects” of DEHT in food.
Evaluating phantom hCG and low-level hCG elevations in the nonpregnant patient
Misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment of benign, low-level hCG levels with unnecessary chemotherapy is problematic mismanagement of gestational...