Studies on acromegaly and growth hormone deficiency have poorly-reported and inconsistent patient-reported outcomes and they often conflict with biochemical outcomes, according to research published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
A new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, indicates that performing parathyroidectomy earlier in older adults with primary hyperparathyroidism decreases the risk of bone fracture.
A study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism indicates that children may not need additional growth-promoting therapies if their congenital adrenal hyperplasia is well managed.
A Finnish study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, has found that bone mineral density in postmenopausal women has not fallen over 25 years as much as reported in other long-term studies but that there was considerable variation within the population studied.
Using levels of free 25-hydroxyvitamin D rather than total 25-hydroxyvitamin D does not provide a better prediction of death risk in men, according to a European study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
The guidelines will be published as several articles in two issues of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research in 2022. The guidance is the product of a large, international collaboration involving over 100 experts and cover diagnosis, evaluation and management of hypoparathyroidism and hyperparathyroidism.
Low appendicular lean mass is a reliable indicator of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, according to a study published in Menopause.
The English Institute of Sport is launching a study to investigate how hormonal fluctuations during menstruation affect the athletic performance of female athletes, with a view to tailoring training and nutrition to minimise any adverse effects.