New Topline Teprotumumab-trbw Data Underscore Efficacy in Longer Disease Duration, Long-Term Durability and Potential for Retreatment in People with Thyroid Eye Disease

Two clinical trials have shown positive topline data that add to the growing body of evidence supporting the efficacy and safety of teprotumumab-trbw for the treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease (TED). Horizon Therapeutics is marketing the drug as TEPEZZA, the first medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of...

Virtual Endocrinology: The Rise of Telemedicine During COVID-19

july cover How clinicians treat patients has been drastically reimagined during the COVID-19 pandemic due to social distancing requirements. Since patients still need to see their doctors one way or another, telemedicine has filled the gap and has been embraced by both the healthcare community and patients alike. Chirag R. Kapadia, MD, is an endocrinologist at Phoenix...

FDA Approves Leuprolide Acetate for Injectable Suspension for Pediatric Patients with Central Precocious Puberty

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month approved leuprolide acetate for injectable suspension for the treatment of pediatric patients two years of age and older with central precocious puberty (CPP). Tolmar Pharmaceuticals is marketing the drug as Fensolvi. Leuprolide acetate is the most widely used treatment for CPP. Fensolvi utilizes a proprietary polymeric gel...

New App Helps Improve Diabetes Care in Patients with COVID-19

Last month, Endocrine News ran a feature about the need optimal glycemic control in patients hospitalized with COVID-19, which could require physicians treating these patients to take different approaches than usual. Now, an international group of healthcare experts have developed an app to help the providers on the front lines of caring for patients with...

Twitter and the Endocrinologist’s Response to COVID-19

JoyWuphoto Many endocrinologists — both clinicians and scientists — have been using social media for years to communicate their own research, share information with patients, or simply stay informed of late-breaking developments from around the world. Joy Y. Wu, MD, PhD, discusses her use of Twitter and why it has been so vital during the COVID-19...

Artificial Intelligence Improves X-ray Identification of Patients with Broken Bones

Artificial intelligence that can “read” electronic radiology reports and flag patients with broken bones who are at risk of osteoporosis outperformed the traditional manual method of health care professionals reading X-ray reports, a new study finds. The results were presented during a virtual news conference hosted by the Endocrine Society. The new search tool, called...

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