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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Endocrinology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Endocrinology. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Prostate Cancer Metastasis ? Fueled by Fat?
01/01/70 - Obesity is approaching epidemic proportions worldwide and is having an effect on many chronic illnesses, including cancer. The physiological consequences of obesity include a state of chronic inflammation, which has been associated with an increased risk of development of cancer or of progression…

Change in Overweight from Childhood to Early Adulthood and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
01/01/70 - Lifestyle interventions that are aimed at weight loss in adults have been found to delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in persons who are at high risk for the condition. In children, it is now well established that higher body-mass index (BMI) values, even at levels far below current overweight…

EPAS1 Mutations and Paragangliomas in Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas are catecholamine-secreting tumors of chromaffin cells with frequent germline, somatic, or postzygotic mutations in genes that are involved in hypoxia-related pathways (including VHL, SDHA, SDHB, SDHC, SDHD, SDHAF2, EGLN1, FH, MDH2, and EPAS1).…

Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndromes
01/01/70 - Autoimmune polyendocrine syndromes comprise a diverse group of clinical conditions characterized by functional impairment of multiple endocrine glands due to loss of immune tolerance. These syndromes also frequently include conditions such as alopecia, vitiligo, celiac disease, and autoimmune…

Case 8-2018: A 55-Year-Old Woman with Shock and Labile Blood Pressure
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Nathalie Roy: A 55-year-old woman was transferred to this hospital for evaluation and treatment of cardiogenic shock. Approximately 4 months before presentation, the patient was admitted to a hospital in her home state for "pounding" in her chest, nausea, and diaphoresis…

Lithium-Induced Nephropathy
01/01/70 - A 59-year-old man with a history of bipolar disorder was admitted to the hospital after a fall. He received a diagnosis of multiple fractures of the head and spine; the fractures were managed nonoperatively. During the hospitalization, his urine output was noted to range from 4 to 6 liters per day.…

Quadrupling Inhaled Glucocorticoid Dose to Abort Asthma Exacerbations
01/01/70 - Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases, with an estimated 300 million people affected worldwide. Acute exacerbations of asthma are frightening for patients, cause considerable illness and death, and account for a large proportion of the overall costs related to asthma. Although plans for…

Case 7-2018: A 25-Year-Old Man with New-Onset Seizures
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Ethan I. Meltzer (Neurology): A 25-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of new-onset seizures. The patient had been in his usual state of health until 2 days before admission, when episodes of twitching of the head and neck occurred. The first episode…

Quintupling Inhaled Glucocorticoids to Prevent Childhood Asthma Exacerbations
01/01/70 - Asthma exacerbations are common events, particularly in school-age children. Exacerbations are costly and are associated with considerable complications. In addition, asthma exacerbations may lead to progressive loss of lung function and greater asthma severity over time. Although conventional…

Escalating Inhaled Glucocorticoids to Prevent Asthma Exacerbations
01/01/70 - Inhaled glucocorticoids are pivotal to achieve asthma control and disease stability in both children and adults; despite their use, with or without other treatments, many patients with asthma have ongoing episodic disease exacerbations. Often, these are linked to provocative factors such as viral…

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