Endocrinology GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology

What to know about gallbladder polyps

Polyps are abnormal tissue growths. They can form in various parts of the body, including the gallbladder. Most people with gallbladder polyps do not experience symptoms. Doctors usually discover the polyps incidentally, on ultrasound or CT scans. Though some gallbladder polyps can develop into cancer, the vast majority are noncancerous. As long as the polyps […]

Endocrinology

What is amyloidosis?

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Endocrinology Menopause

Estrogen exposure may stave off cognitive decline in women

New research suggests that taking estrogen as part of hormone replacement therapy may help women fight off cognitive decline. Share on PinterestDoes estrogen therapy have any cognitive benefits for postmenopausal women? The study paper — titled “Lifetime estrogen exposure and cognition in late life: The Cache County Study” and appearing in the North American Menopause […]

Dermatology Endocrinology

How to treat pregnancy acne

Pregnancy acne is a common condition. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause skin breakouts. By knowing how to treat acne lesions, a person can often prevent scarring and minimize their emotional distress. Acne is one of the most common skin changes that occur during pregnancy, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). […]

Diabetes Endocrinology

What to know about hyperinsulinemia

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