New guidance on how to diagnosis and manage osteoporosis in chronic kidney disease

Patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) typically suffer from impaired bone quality and quantity, with a non-vertebral fracture risk which is 4-to 6-fold higher than the fracture risk of matched controls. However, despite their high risk of fragility fractures,…

Significant increase in impact factor ratings for Bentham Science journals

Clarivate has recently published the latest edition of Journal Citation Reports® providing information for the category ranking and Impact Factor ratings of the indexed journals in 2020. Bentham Science journals have performed well and received outstanding Impact Factor rankings this…

Endocrine Society celebrates Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act

The Endocrine Society today praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, which makes health care accessible to millions of individuals nationwide, including those with hormone health conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, thyroid conditions, and breast and prostate cancer.

State of the art and future directions in the clinical application of HR-pQCT in adults

A new international guidance on the clinical application of high-resolution peripheral computed tomography (HR-pQCT) offers an important overview of current clinical applications in adults and direction on the interpretation of results

Fragility fractures cost European health care systems €56.9 billion annually

New International Osteoporosis Foundation report provides unique overview of osteoporosis in Europe, revealing the enormous disease burden and an unacceptable treatment gap; 71% of women at high risk of fracture are not receiving much-needed medication

Football and team handball training may increase health span and, ultimately, lifespan

In the quest for healthy aging and longer lifespan, Danish researchers at the University of Southern Denmark have collaborated with Swedish researchers at Karolinska Institutet to explore the anti-aging effects of football and team handball training

Endocrine Society names new Editors-in-Chief of Endocrine Reviews, Journal of the Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society appointed two new Editors-in-Chief of its prestigious journals. Ashley Grossman M.D., F.R.C.P., of Barts and the London School of Medicine in London, U.K., has been named the next Editor-in-Chief of Endocrine Reviews, and Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, Ph.D., of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Ill., has been named as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Endocrine Society (JES).

A review on the current updates in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology

Knowledge in medicine is a very dynamic process due to the continuing progress in this field. New developments influence research, but also the clinical practice. Hence the continuous need for improvement in the field in which we work is required.…

Studies reveal that social isolation and quarantine throughout the COVID-19 pandemic may have a detrimental impact on physical and mental health of people living with pre-existing conditions

Abstract 803: Impact of social isolation and quarantine on the course of diabetes mellitus and its complications during Covid 19 pandemic in Adjara Region Country of Georgia Abstract 1337: Psychological distress in patients with hypocortisolism during mass quarantine for Covid-19…

Diabetes vaccine gives promising results in a genetic subgroup

A clinical study led by Linköping University and financed by pharmaceuticals company Diamyd Medical has investigated whether immunotherapy against type 1 diabetes can preserve the body’s own production of insulin. The results suggest that injection of a protein, GAD, into…

New insights into androgen’s action could boost battle against prostate cancer

Researchers at UVA Cancer Center have unveiled important new insights into how hormones known as androgens act on our cells – and the discovery could boost efforts to develop better treatments for prostate, ovarian and breast cancers. The findings shed…

How to manage osteoporosis in hematologic stem cell transplant recipients

IOF Cancer & Bone Disease Working Group summary and algorithm outlines main recommendations to maintain bone health in HSCT patients: includes guidance for bone assessment, management and treatment as well as dietary and lifestyle recommendations.