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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 ( 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.

Radial Fracture Due to Parathyroid Carcinoma
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Woltman?s Sign of Hypothyroidism
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Brittle Nails and Hair Loss in Hypothyroidism
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Determinants of Risk for Childhood Obesity
31/12/69 - The body-fat content of a healthy full-term infant rises sharply from 10 to 14% at birth to 25 to 30% at 6 months of age, with a consequent 30% increase in the body-mass index (BMI). The accrual of body fat during infancy correlates with, and may be required for, normal linear growth, brain…

Acceleration of BMI in Early Childhood and Risk of Sustained Obesity
31/12/69 - The overall prevalence of childhood obesity remains very high, and the prevalence of very high levels of body-mass index (BMI) for age in children is still rising. Most adolescents who are obese remain so in adulthood. The early onset of obesity is associated with the emergence of related…

Lorcaserin ? Elixir or Liability?
31/12/69 - More than 1.9 billion adults worldwide (39%) are overweight; of these adults, more than 650 million (13%) are obese, according to the World Health Organization. In the United States alone, recent studies suggest that more than 40% of adults are obese. A nonpharmacologic approach consisting of…

Cardiovascular Safety of Lorcaserin in Overweight or Obese Patients
31/12/69 - The prevalence of obesity has nearly tripled during the past 40 years worldwide. As of 2016, 13% of adults globally were obese, with rates as high as 40% in several countries, including the United States. (Obesity is defined as a body-mass index [BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square…

Case 29-2018: A 31-Year-Old Woman with Infertility
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Caitlin Sacha (Obstetrics and Gynecology): A 31-year-old woman with infertility was referred to the fertility center of this hospital by a surrogate parenting agency to discuss the possibility of family building with an oocyte donor and a gestational carrier. The patient…

Bitot?s Spots
31/12/69 - A 4-year-old boy was brought by his father to the ophthalmology clinic with a 1-year history of enlarging white deposits in both eyes and decreased night vision. On examination, the conjunctivae of both the right eye (Panel A) and the left eye (Panel B) appeared dry and wrinkled, with foamy,…

Koilonychia in Iron-Deficiency Anemia
31/12/69 - A 54-year-old woman presented to the primary care clinic with fatigue and a 7-year history of intermittent hemorrhoidal bleeding. On examination, she appeared pale and had spoon-shaped nails (koilonychia) on the second and third fingers (Panel A) and the thumb (Panel B) of both hands. The…

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