Study: TSH is Associated with the Progression of Cognitive Impairment

  Lower-but-normal serum TSH level is associated with the development or progression of cognitive impairment including mild cognitive impairment and dementia in elderly: A result from Korean Longitudinal Study on Health and Aging (KLoSHA)   Abstract | Context: The association between subclinical hyperthyroidism and the risk of dementia has been validated in several studies. However,…

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Press Release: Dr. Marcia Byrd Discusses Her Specialized Liposuction Treatment for Lipedema at the Fat Disorders Research Society’s Annual Conference

Atlanta Liposuction Specialist Breaks New Ground in the Treatment of Lipedema Atlanta, May 1, 2016 Liposuction specialist Marcia V. Byrd, MD spoke last month at the Fat Disorders Research Society (FDRS) 2016 Conference in St. Louis, Missouri at the Marriot St. Louis Airport Hotel. This year’s conference was titled “Living with Lipedema and Dealing with…

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New Study: Treating Men with Spinal Cord Injuries

Subcutaneous pellet testosterone replacement therapy: the “first steps” in treating men with spinal cord injuries. Abstract: The authors describe the case of a 36-year-old man who presented with hormone level concerns 6 months after a rock climbing accident that resulted in paraplegia. Hypogonadism was diagnosed, and the patient received subcutaneous pellet testosterone replacement therapy. Within…

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New Study: Testosterone and Progesterone Stimulate Muscle Protein in Women

Testosterone and Progesterone, But Not Estradiol, Stimulate Muscle Protein Synthesis in Postmenopausal Women Abstract | Context: The effect of the female sex steroids, estradiol and progesterone, on muscle protein turnover is unclear. Therefore, it is unknown whether the changes in the hormonal milieu throughout the life span in women contribute to the changes in muscle…

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