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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Endocrinology. NEJM ( 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.

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…

Correcting the Record on a Fracture Risk Assessment Tool
01/01/70 - To the Editor: The World Health Organization (WHO) has requested corrections of the record with respect to the fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX) released by the University of Sheffield in 2007. The University of Sheffield Department of Genomic Medicine was a WHO Collaborating Center from 1991…

Case 3-2018: A 5-Month-Old Boy with Hypoglycemia
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Micaela R. Atkins (Pediatrics): A 5-month-old boy was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) of this hospital for evaluation of suspected hypoglycemia. The patient was born at another hospital after 40 weeks 4 days of gestation. His mother had had a positive…

In the Balance
01/01/70 - A 71-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of changes in mental status. His partner noted that the patient had become more irritable than usual and was behaving as if other people were in the room with him when no one else was present. The patient had also had…

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