Tag: "endocrinologist" at medical news

No evidence older women generate new eggs

...ounters the controversial findings of reproductive endocrinologist Jonathan Tilly, PhD, and his team of Harvard scientists. Tilly's work, published in 2004 in Nature with a follow-up study a year later in Cell, challenged the biological dogma that mammals, including women, are born with a limited lifetime supply of ...

Leader of the pack: Dog groomer turned UH pharmacy professor honored

...r at UH for 10 years. She also works alongside an endocrinologist at a Houston lipid primary prevention clinic, where she continues to practice and hone her patient counseling and therapeutics skills. Committed to pharmacy education on many levels, Simpson and her husband, Bill, also established a student scholars...

Imaging technique is highly accurate in diagnosing, locating pancreas defects in newborns

...al lesions," said Olga T. Hardy, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at Children's Hospital who was the study's lead author. "This accuracy is superior to that of invasive, technically difficult techniques that measure insulin sampled from specific veins in an infant." The Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center at The Ch...

Mayo Clinic researchers recommend embryo transfer delay for at-risk women

...Charles Coddington, M.D., Mayo Clinic reproductive endocrinologist and senior study researcher. "If we feel that there's a good chance a woman would get this syndrome, then we would recommend complete cryopreservation -- freezing -- of her embryos and waiting about a month or so to complete the embryo transfer." O...

Karolinska Institutet prize for innovations in medical pedagogics

...arden studied medicine at Glasgow and worked as an endocrinologist before moving full time into education. He is currently the Director of Education at the International Virtual Medical School (IVIMEDS) in Scotland. He is also the General Secretary of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). The Kar...

UC Davis researchers find added benefit of statins in those at high risk for heart disease, diabetes

...ns in monocytes," said Jialal, who also is a staff endocrinologist at the Sacramento VA Medical Center. Inflammation is not only predictive of heart disease, he said. But, it is involved in a complicated metabolic cycle of changes that results in resistance to insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar. Insu...

Getting answers

...e. Rather than focusing on diabetics, however, the endocrinologist has studied the effects injuries have on the body's insulin levels and how those levels in turn affect a patient's chance of surviving. When a person hemorrhages or experiences major trauma, the body can undergo severe changes in its metabolism and ...

Growing diabetes epidemic: Patient/physician disconnect on disease management

...ician, diabetes educator, behavioral scientist and endocrinologist provides the support and resources best needed to help patients manage the disease." Members of the Roundtable believe care for people with type 2 diabetes could be enhanced by regular treatment from a team that aligns the latest in science, treatmen...

Little difference between human insulin and faster-acting drugs

...ly to change. On the other hand, I haven't seen an endocrinologist start a newly diagnosed patient -- or new to start on insulin --on a conventional insulin regimen. All of the new prescriptions I see are for very-rapid or long-acting analogs," Schooff said. "Where the analogs have an advantage is in allowing the in...

Doctors develop new measures for bone disease

... not be simpler to follow. Dr. Kerry Siminoski, an endocrinologist with the U of A and the Capital Health Authority, said doctors can ask patients what's the tallest height they've ever been, and then measure them to check how much height, if any, has been lost. When patients are six centimeters shorter than their ...

Oral contraceptive pill may prevent more than pregnancy

... the oral contraceptives. Dr. Claudia Panzer, an endocrinologist in Denver, CO and lead author of the study, noted that "it is important for physicians prescribing oral contraceptives to point out to their patients potential sexual side effects, such as decreased desire, arousal, decreased lubrication and increase...

Psychologists glimpse biological imprint of childhood neglect

...ormones was the work of co-author Toni Ziegler, an endocrinologist at the UW-Madison National Primate Research Center, who developed a technique that enables researchers to track vasopressin and oxytocin levels through the analysis of urine. The procedure is far less invasive than the existing method of analyzing bl...

Study of new treatment for short stature underway at Rush University Medical Center

... to the shots," said Dr. Richard Levy, a pediatric endocrinologist at Rush. "Instead of using growth hormone to stimulate the production of IGF-1, the goal is to replace the IGF-1 directly." Increlex is a genetically engineered copy of IGF-1. The purified protein has been shown to be structurally and functionally id...

Psychiatric illnesses are common in children with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

...se conditions," said the study's leader, pediatric endocrinologist Lorraine E. Levitt Katz, M.D., of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "Obese children with neuropsychiatric conditions should be screened for diabetes, and children with insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes should be screened for psychiatric co...

Bones don't pay a price when fat is lost through exercise

...ncrease in bone density," says study co-author and endocrinologist Suzanne Jan de Beur, an assistant professor at Hopkins who specializes in bone health. "Our results show that moderate-intensity exercise can increase fitness and reduce body fat, which are important for overall health, but gains in bone density wer...

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