Tag: Endocrine Society

Don’t Stop Osteoporosis Meds for COVID-19 Vaccines, Say Experts

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for patients taking osteoporosis medications,...

Testosterone Decline After Steroid Abuse Revealed With Biomarker

Levels of insulinlike factor 3 (INSL3) drop noticeably in men who have abused anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS), even well after stoppage. The results suggest that...

Large Study Finds Trans Men on Testosterone at Risk for Blood Clots

Over 10% of transgender men (females transitioning to male) who take testosterone develop high hematocrit levels that could put them at greater risk for a...

No Need to Stop Estrogen in Transgender Women Before Gender-Affirming Surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Transgender women can safely maintain their estrogen hormone therapy during gender-affirming surgery without an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE),...

Endocrine Society Call for Action to Reduce Insulin Costs in US

The Endocrine Society has issued a new position statement calling on all stakeholders, including clinicians, to play a role in reducing the cost of insulin...

Medical Societies Advise on Vitamin D in Midst of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Six medical societies from across the globe are emphasizing the importance...

New Oral Testosterone Undecanoate Formulation Restores Normal Testosterone Levels

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new oral testosterone undecanoate formulation can restore testosterone concentrations to normal in hypogonadal men, researchers report. “Effective as other...

Don’t Neglect Osteoporosis Therapy During COVID-19, Say Societies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Five leading bone health organizations have gotten together to provide new...

Does Thyroid Hormone Therapy in Older Age Increase Risk of Death?

Older adults with isolated elevations in thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) who are treated with thyroid replacement therapy show an increased risk of death relative to the...

Diabetes Blunts Weight Loss Effect of Bariatric Surgery

People with diabetes may benefit less from bariatric surgery, compared with those without the disease, according to a retrospective review of patients receiving both sleeve gastrectomy and gastric...