An Introduction to General Endocrinology
Endocrinology covers a broad range of conditions including diabetes, thyroid and pituitary conditions, reproductive issues, obesity, and bone diseases: such as osteoporosis and cancer. Both diagnosis and treatment advances are important to improve patient care and outcomes.
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Highlights from the 25th ECE annual meeting: George Chrousos, 2023
Prof George Chrousos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Athens, Greece) provides his highlights from the 25th ECE Annual Meeting, 2023 and what hot topics and latest research to look looking forward to in 2023. Questions What are the key clinical highlights from ECE 2023? (0:22) What are the hot topics and latest research you […]
Foreword: touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology 18.2
Welcome to the latest edition of touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology, which includes a broad range of articles selected for their evaluation of current practices and research that directly affect endocrinologists as well as being of interest to the wider biomedical community. We begin with an editorial from Robert Hegele on the subject of targeted reduction of apolipoprotein […]
Testosterone Replacement Therapy: A Narrative Review with a Focus on New Oral Formulations
touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology. 2022;18(2):133-40 DOI: https://doi.org/10.17925/EE.2022.18.2.133
Depending on how it is defined, male hypogonadism affects between 10% and 30% of the male population and is often under-recognized and under-treated.1–3 It is defined by low sex hormone levels (<12 nmol/L or <300 ng/dL), which can affect multiple organ systems, resulting in symptoms and signs of testosterone deficiency (Table 1) and significantly reducing quality […]
Spurious Serum Hormone Immunoassay Results: Causes, Recognition, Management
touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology. 2022;18(2):141-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.17925/EE.2022.18.2.141
Clinicians depend on accurate, precise and reproducible hormone measurements for the diagnosis and management of endocrine disorders. Immunoassays have constituted one of the major methods of measuring hormone levels in blood, urine and other fluids, as well as in tissue for over 50 years. The two major methodologies are competitive and non-competitive immunoassays, and each […]
Peter Ferenci, EASL ILC 2022: Wilson’s disease – diagnosis and treatment
Wilson’s disease is a rare, genetic disorder characterized by the accumulation of excess copper in vital organs such as the liver and brain. Damage caused by the excess copper build-up can lead to symptoms of liver and neurological diseases. In this touchENDOCRINOLOGY interview, we speak with Prof. Peter Ferenci (Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria) […]
Foreword: touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology 18.1
Welcome to the latest edition of touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology. The articles in this issue present authoritative, up-to-date information on a wide range of topics, reflecting the scope of the broadening discipline of endocrinology. We begin with four articles on the subject of diabetes. In the first, Pappachan et al. present a systematic review of studies evaluating […]
Chantal Mathieu: Advice and Support for Women in Medicine
It was an honour to speak to valued editorial board member Professor Chantal Mathieu (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) who shares advice to women embarking on a career in medicine and discusses the work of the EASD to support men and women wishing to attain leadership roles in medicine. Questions What advice would you give to […]
Chantal Mathieu: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2022
It was an honour to speak to valued editorial board member Professor Chantal Mathieu (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) who shared her experiences of building her career and becoming an international thought leader in diabetes, whilst also bringing up her son and being present in her personal life. Questions Why is International Women’s Day so important? […]
Foreword: touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology 17.2
Welcome to this issue of touchREVIEWS in Endocrinology, our bi-annual journal that aims to provide a wide range of articles addressing the most important developments in endocrinology. The increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) worldwide remains the focus of several articles. Complications include diabetic kidney disease, which is a major cause of chronic kidney disease […]
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