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Disruption of blood sugar levels after heart surgery is common

12 Jul 2008 – General Endocrine News
A study reveals today that inadequate blood sugar control in patients having heart surgery is associated with a fourfold increase in post-surgery death and major complications – and that the blood … – more

New discovery a step towards better diabetes treatment

11 Jul 2008 – New and Emerging Endocrine Therapies
In today’s issue of the prestigious journal Cell Metabolism Uppsala scientists are presenting new findings that shed light on the processes that determine the release of the blood … – more

Australians must look to family history for type 2 diabetes risk

11 Jul 2008 – Hot Endocrine Topics
A new national survey released today reveals that 75 per cent of Australians do not know that family history is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. The Jones Donald survey also found that … – more

Difficulty sleeping increases as women progress through menopause

11 Jul 2008 – Hot Endocrine Topics
Difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep increase as women go through menopause according to research by Rush University Medical Center. Waking up earlier than planned also increases through late … – more

Dietary adherence associated with better glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes

8 Jul 2008 – Effective Endocrine Treatments
A study by researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center has shown that adherence to prescribed dietary recommendations is associated with better glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes. – more

Type 1 diabetes in children still on the rise

7 Jul 2008 – Hot Endocrine Topics
The incidence of new cases of Type 1 diabetes in children is rising at around 3% a year, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). – more

Growth hormone’s link to starvation may be clue to increasing life span

3 Jul 2008 – Hot Endocrine Topics
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have determined that starvation blocks the effects of growth hormone via a mechanism that may have implications in treating diabetes and extending life … – more

Number of people with diabetes increases to 24 Million

1 Jul 2008 – Hot Endocrine Topics
Diabetes now affects nearly 24 million people in the United States, an increase of more than 3 million in approximately two years, according to new 2007 prevalence data estimates released today by … – more

Pregnancy may help protect against bladder cancer

27 Jun 2008 – Hot Endocrine Topics

Pregnancy seems to confer some protection against bladder cancer in mice, scientists have found.

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Our genome changes over lifetime

26 Jun 2008 – Hot Endocrine Topics

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that epigenetic marks on DNA-chemical marks other than the DNA sequence-do indeed change over a person’s lifetime, and that the degree of change is similar … – more

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