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The Friday 5 from Endocrinology Network is a list composed by the Endocrinolgoy Network editorial staff aimed at highlighting relevant coverage from endocrinology and endocrinology-related fields.
Every Friday, Endocrinology Network provides a curated list of 5 articles focused or related to a particular topic in endocrinology. This week, the Friday 5 from Endocrinology Network highlights the 5 most popular articles from the past week.
1. Study Finds Increases in Hospital Charges Responsible for Rising Cost of Hip Fracture Surgery
Despite lower length of stays, costs of hip fracture surgeries have been on the rise in recent years and a new study suggests it could be linked to increased hospital charges rather than increased surgeon charges.
A study from Canada is calling for additional attention to paid to the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of primary aldosteronism in adult patients.
An analysis of more than 4 million singleton births indicates children born at an early gestational age were at an increased risk of heart failure at multiple points throughout life when compared to their counterparts not considered preterm births.
An analysis of nearly 150 pregnant women presenting NY-based medical centers suggests prenatal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals in plastics could increase odds of developing postpartum depression.
Results of a randomized clinical trial suggest treatment with high-frequency spinal cord stimulation added to conventional medical management could lead to pain relief and improvements in quality of life among patients with refractory peripheral diabetic neuropathy.