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Top 5 online stories posted in January

February 12, 2016

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

Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in changes in fat distribution and their effects on insulin sensitivity, the link between heart failure and DPP-IV inhibitors, hyperbaric oxygen therapy for would healing, and much more.

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Zika may remain in semen for prolonged period

February 12, 2016
Zika virus may remain in semen for a prolonged period, indicating the potential for an extended risk for sexual transmission, according to samples from an imported case…
In the Journals

Pediatrician-provided reminders, other interventions improve sun protection behaviors among children

February 12, 2016
According to recent research in JAMA Pediatrics, a multifaceted sun protection program, including text message reminders and swim shirts, improved sun protection…
In the Journals

Visfatin levels linked to disease activity in certain patients with myositis

February 12, 2016
Patients with myositis who had positive anti-Jo-1 antibody status had higher serum levels of visfatin linked to higher clinical muscle involvement based on a VAS…
In the Journals

Bereavement by suicide increases risk for attempted suicide

February 12, 2016
Young adults bereaved by suicide had an increased risk for suicide attempt compared with peers bereaved by sudden unnatural causes or sudden natural causes. “Our…
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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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LASIK for Hyperopia Using an Aberration-Neutral Profile With an Asymmetric Offset Centration

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2016, Volume 32 Issue 2
To investigate refractive outcomes and induction of corneal higher order aberrations (HOAs) in eyes with large pupil to…
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