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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.

Vitamin D Supplements and Prevention of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease
31/12/69 - Long prescribed to prevent and treat bone-related disorders, supplemental vitamin D has been viewed in recent years as a potential strategy for preventing cancer and cardiovascular disease. In the United States, routine assessment of vitamin D status in patients in primary care settings and the use…

VITAL Signs for Dietary Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and Heart Disease
31/12/69 - The use of dietary supplement products is common in the United States. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, conducted from 1999 through 2012, showed that more than half the adults in the United States consumed dietary supplements. In the past decade, the numbers of persons who…

Marine n?3 Fatty Acids and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
31/12/69 - Marine-derived long-chain n?3 (also called omega-3) fatty acids have shown promise for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in studies in animals; in small, randomized trials designed with intermediate cardiovascular end points; and in observational epidemiologic investigations.…

Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
31/12/69 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. For the past…

Fracture Prevention with Zoledronate in Older Women with Osteopenia
31/12/69 - Bisphosphonates are the principal class of medications used in the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis and have been shown to prevent fractures. Prevention of fractures with bisphosphonates has been shown most clearly in patients with osteoporosis, which is defined either by a bone-density T…

Training in Sexual and Gender Minority Health ? Expanding Education to Reach All Clinicians
31/12/69 - "If a man says he is a woman, does that mean he is mentally ill?" The staff member asking this question was attending a mandatory training session on health care for sexual and gender minority (SGM) patients at an urban hospital. She spoke timidly and seemed genuinely curious. We explained that…

A Not-So-New Treatment for Old Bones
31/12/69 - Low bone mineral density (i.e. a T score below ?2.5) is the current operational definition of osteoporosis. However, low bone mineral density is actually a risk factor for fracture, not a disease marker. Notwithstanding, nearly all osteoporosis treatment algorithms are based on bone mineral…

Variant Prolactin Receptor in Agalactia and Hyperprolactinemia
31/12/69 - Prolactin, a pituitary hormone, plays diverse roles in vertebrates; its known roles in humans are in the processes of lactation and reproduction. A loss-of-function variant in the gene encoding the prolactin receptor (PRLR) has been reported in a proband with persistent postpartum galactorrhea and…

Take It with a Grain of Salt
31/12/69 - A 56-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1-week history of frontotemporal headaches and nausea. She also noted mild upper respiratory symptoms and cough, which she had treated with codeine. When her headaches had progressed to what she described as "the worst pain in her…

Mosaic Effects of Growth Hormone on Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Fibrous dysplasia and the McCune?Albright syndrome constitute a rare mosaic disorder caused by somatic activating mutations of G?s (the G-protein subunit ?s). Characteristic manifestations, including café-au-lait skin lesions, fibrous dysplasia of bone, and hyperfunctioning…

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