An oral glucose tolerance test may identify youths with a more adverse cardiometabolic profile than a fasting plasma glucose test does, say researchers.
Researchers have identified 10 novel single nucleotide polymorphisms that may help to predict the risk for familial short stature in Han Chinese children.
A case series illustrates the highly variable phenotypes of patients with congenital hypopituitarism caused by SOX3 duplication, and strengthens the association with neural tube defects.
Three-week-old baby referred to the paediatric endocrine clinic from a general paediatrician with ambiguous genitalia, accompanied by very anxious and upset parents.
Giving hydrocortisone four times daily at a time-varying dose may be the best approach for children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia, say the authors of a pharmaco (P)-kinetic and P-dynamic modelling study.
Children with familial short stature (FSS) who have mutations in their C-type natriuretic peptide receptor (NPR2) gene may respond well to growth hormone (GH) therapy, preliminary study findings indicate
Pubertal boys with true gynaecomastia have a significantly higher oestradiol-to-testosterone ratio than those with pseudogynaecomastia or healthy controls, observational study data show.
Factors including age at diagnosis and the specific disease influence the likelihood of children with chronic endocrine conditions being lost to follow-up, show French study findings.
Children born small for gestational age have bioactive insulin-like growth-factor-1 levels within the normal reference range during the first year of growth hormone treatment, despite substantial increases in IGF-1, research shows.
Cases of neonatal severe hyperparathyroidism fall into two distinct categories determined by the number of causative genetic variants, which can be distinguished simply by measuring maximal calcium levels, say researchers.