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Endocrinology

Menopause hormone therapy: latest developments and clinical practice

Authors: Tomas Fait MD, PhD

Menopause hormone therapy still remains a dominant
therapeutic modality in climacteric medicine. The core medical
skill is the ability to choose the optimal MHT preparation for
the given patient. Such choice is based on an understanding of
various clinical and metabolic effects of MHT depending on the
composition, dosage, and the method of application, this article discusses those choices.

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The role of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) in the management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Authors: Yue Zhao MD, Rishi P Singh MD

This review discusses recent clinical trials and guidelines for anti-VEGF use in proliferative diabetic retinopathy.

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Metformin in the management of diabetes during pregnancy and lactation

Authors: Gagan Priya MD, DM, Sanjay Kalra MD, DM

This review explores the current place of metformin in the management of gestational diabetes and type 2 diabetes during pregnancy and lactation.

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Needs and preferences of women users of oral contraceptives in selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe

Authors: Tomas Fait, Dmitry Buryak, Monica-Mihaela Cirstoiu, Eva Luczai, Rafal Janczura

This study comprises a survey of current users of oral contraceptives to define and confirm areas of specific needs, and to gain insight into their views and preferences for oral contraceptive formulations.

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Lipocrinology – the relationship between lipids and endocrine function

Authors: Sanjay Kalra, Gagan Priya

This editorial examines lipocrinology, the study of the interrelationship between lipid metabolism and endocrine function in health and disease

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