Combining the oral GnRH* receptor antagonist relugolix together with oestradiol and the progestin norethindrone helps protect against bone loss induced by oestrogen deprivation associated with the use of GnRH receptor antagonist monotherapy for treating heavy menstrual bleeding, according to the LIBERTY studies released during ACOG 2020 Meeting.
Daily intake of sugar-sweetened beverages was associated with elevated triglyceride levels and lower HDL cholesterol levels, both of which are risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to the Framingham Heart Study with up to 23 years of follow-up.
While bariatric surgery is increasingly recommended in obese teens to achieve significant, sustained weight loss and resolve comorbid diseases, a study has shown a major downside to the procedure: nutritional deficiencies, specifically in iron and vitamin B12.
Consumption of two eggs a day for breakfast for 6 days per week leads to less reduction in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and more lowering of systolic blood pressure (SBP) in adults compared to nonegg-based, energy-matched, control foods higher in carbohydrates (CHO), according to a study.
Use of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors appears to significantly lower the risk of serious renal events as compared with dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, according to a study.
Engaging in leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) more frequently leads to a lower incidence of severe diabetic retinopathy in individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D), and this association is independent of activity intensity or duration per single session, according to data from the Finnish diabetic nephropathy (FinnDiane) study.