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Top 5 online obesity stories posted in January

February 5, 2016

Endocrine Today compiled a list of the top five news reports on obesity posted in the month of January.

Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in changes in fat distribution and their effects on insulin sensitivity, a new weight-loss plan for obesity management, drivers of pediatric obesity, and much more.

In the Journals

Rapidly waning Tdap offers little long-term protection against pertussis

February 5, 2016
Tdap vaccine waned rapidly and provided only limited, short-term protection against pertussis when administered to adolescents as a booster for DTaP, according to recent…
In the Journals

Longer interval between CAS, open heart surgery lowers periprocedural complication risk

February 5, 2016
Patients with carotid stenosis experienced fewer perioperative complications with an interval between carotid artery stenting and open heart surgery of more than 5 days…
Business News

Nicox, Ora enter into licensing agreement for AC-120 for morning eyelid swelling

February 5, 2016
Nicox has entered into a licensing agreement that grants Ora exclusive worldwide rights for the development and commercialization of Nicox’s AC-120 for the…
In the Journals

NIMH study identifies genetic markers of lithium response

February 5, 2016
Results from a genome-wide study conducted by researchers from the NIMH identified an area of chromosome in individuals with bipolar disorder associated with…
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Optimizing the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: Clinical Insights for Selecting First-line Therapy

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

The incidence of melanoma is continuing to increase worldwide. In recent years, the treatment landscape for this…
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Original Article

Inferior Oblique Botulinum Toxin Injection: A Postoperative Diplopia Test for Secondary Inferior Oblique Muscle Overaction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, February 4, 2016
To evaluate the utility of botulinum toxin injection into the inferior oblique muscle for secondary inferior oblique…
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