International Archives of Endocrinology Clinical Research is an open access peer reviewed journal that publishes articles in the field of endocrinology metabolism and clinical research. The journal mainly encompass the endocrine glands, its secretions and their coordination with metabolism.
International Archives of Endocrinology Clinical Research is a reliable source of information for the researcher and practitioners in the field of endocrinology such as Adrenal Disorders, Anti-obesity Drugs, Atypical Antipsych, Autoantibodies, Autoimmune Attack, Beta Cell Loss, Calcium Homeostasis Disorders, Comparative Endocrinology, Diabetes Insipidus, Diabetes Mellitus, Endocrine Emergencies, Endocrine Tumors, Endogenous Insulin, Gastric Balloon, Gestational Diabetes, Glucose Homeostasis, Histogenesis, Hormones, Hyperglycemia, Hypoglycemia, Ketoacidosis, Ketosis, Metabolism, Neonatal Diabetes, Neuroendocrinology, Obesity Risks, Organogenesis, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pituitary Gland Disorders, Reproductive Endocrinology, Sex hormone Disorders, Thyroid Disorders, etc. Two independent review comments followed by editor's decision will be considered to publish the article. IAECR is a permanent archive of endocrinology information under open access category provides its global readers with free access to its content, thus serving the scientific community.
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Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510015
Reference Intervals for TSH on the Architect Analyser Based on the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB) Guidelines Derived from Healthy Multi-Ethnic Asians Attending a Community Health Fair
TC Aw, J Sickan, Shaoqing X Du, J Li, H Janel and A Beshiri
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 30, 2019
Thyroid diseases are prevalent in Malaysia. A community health survey was undertaken to improve community awareness of the risks of common non-communicable diseases such as thyroid disorders and the benefits of screening for prevention and early detection of these conditions. Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is the main biomarker and initial test for thyroid dysfunction. However, no formal reference interval (RI) data for TSH is available in Mal...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510014
Erdal Sayyigit, Zafer Pekkolay and Alpaslan Kemal Tuzcu
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 12, 2018
The incidence of thyroid cancer has increased in recent years. This increase may be due to the change of metabolic parameters in patients. This study was designed to clarify the association of malignancy of thyroid nodules with metabolic parameters. This study designed as a cross-sectional study between January 2018 and May 2018. Samples were collected from the patients by thyroid fine needle biopsy and patients who had thyroid surgery. Group 1 patients were pathologically benign patients; Group...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510013
Branavan Umayal, NV Chandrasekharan, WSS Wijesundera and Chandrika N Wijeyaratne
Article Type: Short Communication | First Published: October 08, 2018
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder, present in 5-13% women of reproductive age. The endocrine manifestations of PCOS include excess androgen production of ovarian and/or adrenal origin and arrested follicular development leading to chronic oligo- or anovulation. Long term health risks of women with PCOS include cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus and endometrial cancer. PCOS is diagnosed by chronic anovulation, polycystic ovaries on ultrasound and bioche...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510012
Serap Yildirim, Arzu Sahin, Abdulkadir Yildirim, Mutlu Kuyucu, Engin Sebin, Senol Dane and Eda Dokumacioglu
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 28, 2018
Migraine is a chronic disease which affects approximately 12-18% of the society, can be accompanied by neurologic and systemic symptoms, and is characterised by mild or severe recurring headache attacks. The aim of this study is to determine serum apelin-36 level in the patients with migraine with aura and without aura and to compare the obtained data with the data of the healthy control group. The migren study group consisted of 44 women patients, suffering from migraine with (n = 16) and witho...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510011
Solen Himmetoglu, Selin Yuksel, Taner Damcı, Hasan Ilkova and Yildiz Dincer
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 22, 2017
Beta cell death by apoptosis is an important mechanism in beta cell dysfunction and development of diabetes. Inhibition of apoptosis may be helpful approach in the prevention of diabetes....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510010
Takuma Hayashi, Tomoyuki Ichimura, Mari Kasai, Gal Gur, Pnina Yaish, Dorit Zharhary, Yae Kanai, Susumu Tonegawa, Nobuo Yaegashi and Ikuo Konishi
Article Type: Short Communication | First Published: September 28, 2017
Uterine sarcomas comprise a group of rare tumours with differing tumour pathobiology, natural history and response to clinical treatment. Diagnosis is often made following surgical treatment for presumed malignant mesenchymal tumours and benign tumours. Currently pre-operative diagnosis does not reliably distinguish between malignant mesenchymal tumours....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510009
Ram B Jain
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 01, 2017
Data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey for 2007-2012 were used to evaluate associations between urine and blood lead and Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Free and Total Triiodothyronine (FT3, TT3), and Free and Total Thyroxine (FT4, TT4)....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510008
Harbi Khalayleh, Hilla Knobler, Vitaly Medvedovsky, Edit Feldberg, Judith Diment, Lena Pinkas, Guennadi Kouniavsky and Taiba Zornitzki
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 21, 2017
A 42-year-old normotensive woman with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) with typical cutaneous manifestations (multiple neurofibromas, cafe-au-lait spots and axillary freckling), underwent evaluation for abdominal pain and a large left adrenal mass displacing the spleen pancreas and colon, was found upon a CT scan....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510007
KS Moalla, N Bouzidi, M Damak, M Abid and C Mhiri
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 21, 2017
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is defined as an inappropriate and excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH). It is usually asymptomatic and often diagnosed after a fortuitous discovery of hypercalcemia. We report the case of severe myopathy revealing PHPT secondary to parathyroid carcinoma (PC) with lung metastasis....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510006
Maria Pires and Francisco Tortosa
Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: October 27, 2016
Folliculo-stellate cells (FSCs) are a non-endocrine population of sustentacular-like, star-shaped and follicle-forming cells, which contribute about 5-10% of elements from the anterior pituitary lobe. First identified with electron microscopy as non-hormone secreting accessory cells, light microscopy has revealed many of their cytophysiological features, and is known as positive for S-100 protein, a marker for FSCs. They are currently considered ...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510005
Ram B Jain
Article Type: Research article | First Published: December 10, 2015
The effect of race/ethnicity and smoking on diurnal variations in total serum testosterone level (T-TST) was evaluated by analyzing data from NHANES for 2011-2012 for adolescent and adult males. For adolescent males, diurnal variability in T-TST levels was substantially smaller among smokers than nonsmokers for non-Hispanic white (NHW) and Hispanics but the reverse was true for non-Hispanic black (NHB). For adult males, morning levels of T-TST we...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510004
Ram B Jain
Article Type: Research article | First Published: November 16, 2015
Objective: This study was undertaken to describe the thyroid profile of reference U.S. population including generating reference ranges for thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), free and total triiodothyronine (FT3, TT3), free and total thyroxine (FT4, TT4), and thyroglobulin. Design and methods: Publically available data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) for the cycles 2007-2012 were analyzed for this purpose....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510003
Fathimabeebi PK, Noor Bader Al Busaidi and Mohamed Al Lamki
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 13, 2015
Background: Moderate to severe hypercalcemia associated with hyperthyroidism is not very common and can raise a diagnostic challenge to the treating physician. Objective: To present a case of thyrotoxicosis manifested with symptoms of hypercalcemia and resolution of symptoms after rendering euthyroid. Method: We report the case of a 61 year old Omani gentleman, who presented with symptoms of hypercalcemia like weight loss (10 kg) with poor appeti...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510002
Alexander E. Berezin
Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: September 17, 2015
Growth differentiation factor-15 (GDF-15) is a stress-responsive cytokine, which belongs to super family of the transforming growth factor beta. GDF-15 is widely presented in the various cells (macrophages, vascular smooth muscle cells, adipocytes, cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells, fibroblasts), tissues (adipose tissue, vessels, tissues of central and peripheral nervous system) and organs (heart, brain, liver, placenta) and it plays an important...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510001
Asma Deeb, Rawan Al Hazaimeh, Salima Attia, Abubaker ElFatih, Omar Afandi and Nico Nagelkerke
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 28, 2015
The incidence of obesity in children is increasing. In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), childhood overweight and obesity reached up to 25% of the population. In addition, UAE has become one of the highest countries in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes. Various forms of life style behavior and dietary habits have contributed to obesity and the development of the metabolic syndrome. We aim to study energy intake, dietary habits and life style behavi...
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