Neuroendocrine Unit

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07/19/2014: Drug that reduces abdominal fat in HIV patients also may reduce fat in liver

The only drug to receive FDA approval for reduction of the abdominal fat deposits that develop in some patients receiving antiviral therapy for HIV infection may also reduce the incidence of fatty liver disease in such patients.

12/13/2013: Differences in plaque composition, immune activation may explain elevated cardiovascular risk in HIV-infected women

An MGH research team has discovered a possible mechanism behind the elevated risk of cardiovascular disease in women infected with HIV, a risk even higher than that of HIV-infected men.

07/22/2012: Increased cardiovascular risk in HIV-infected patients may relate to arterial inflammation

The elevated risk of cardiovascular disease seen in patients infected with HIV appears to be associated with increased inflammation within the arteries, according to a study in a special issue of JAMA published in conjunction with the International AIDS Conference.

03/07/2012: Experimental drug reduces cortisol levels, improves symptoms in Cushing's disease

A new investigational drug significantly reduced urinary cortisol levels and improved symptoms of Cushing's disease in the largest clinical study of this endocrine disorder ever conducted.

03/07/2012: Diabetes drug halts atherosclerosis progression in HIV-infected patients

Treatment with the common diabetes drug metformin appears to prevent progression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients infected with HIV.

06/05/2011: Athletic girls more likely to have impaired bone structure if menstrual cycle stops

Young female athletes who have stopped menstruating have a weakening in the quality of their bone structure that may predispose them to breaking a bone, despite getting plenty of weight-bearing exercise, a new study finds.

06/04/2011: Anorexic girls have increased bone density after physiological estrogen treatment

Estrogen therapy improves low bone density in teenage girls with anorexia nervosa when given as a patch or at an oral dose close to the form or amount the body makes naturally.

03/01/2010: Different fat types can help or hinder obese girls' bone health

According to a new study accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, obese teenage girls with a greater ratio of visceral fat (fat around internal organs) to subcutaneous fat (fat found just beneath the skin) are likely to have lower bone density than peers with a lower ratio of visceral to subcutaneous fat.

Volume 20, Issue 1 (Spring 2013)
03/20/2013: Volume 20, Issue 1 (Spring 2013)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 19, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2012)
09/24/2012: Volume 19, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2012)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 17, Issue 1 (Fall 2010)
10/01/2010: Volume 17, Issue 1 (Fall 2010)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 16, Issue 2 (Winter 2009)
12/01/2009: Volume 16, Issue 2 (Winter 2009)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 15, Issue 1 (Spring 2009)
05/01/2009: Volume 15, Issue 1 (Spring 2009)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 14, Issue 2 (Fall 2008)
12/01/2008: Volume 14, Issue 2 (Fall 2008)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 14, Issue 1 (Spring 2008)
06/01/2008: Volume 14, Issue 1 (Spring 2008)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 13, Issue 1 (Summer 2007)
01/01/2007: Volume 13, Issue 1 (Summer 2007)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 12, Issue 1 (Fall/Winter 2006)
01/01/2006: Volume 12, Issue 1 (Fall/Winter 2006)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2005)
06/01/2005: Volume 11, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2005)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 11, Issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2005)
01/01/2005: Volume 11, Issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2005)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 10, Issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2004)
01/01/2004: Volume 10, Issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2004)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 9, Issue 1 (Fall/Winter 2002)
01/01/2002: Volume 9, Issue 1 (Fall/Winter 2002)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

Volume 7, Issue 1 (Winter 2001)
01/01/2001: Volume 7, Issue 1 (Winter 2001)

Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin
The Mass General Neuroendocrine Clinical Center Bulletin shares the latest information for health care professionals about clinical and research topics in neuroendocrine conditions.

03/28/2015: Clinical Endocrinology: 2015

Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education Clinical Endocrinology: 2015


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