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Weight-loss surgery may lead to discrimination when job interviewing

January 28, 2015

People were less likely to hire an individual who lost weight through bariatric surgery rather than diet and exercise, according to a study recently published in Obesity Surgery.

“Weight stigma is impacted by the method of weight loss for formerly obese individuals, not just obese individuals,” study researcher Robert Carels, PhD, MBA, the director of clinical training at East Carolina University, said in a press release.

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Earlier age at menarche linked to sugar-sweetened beverage intake

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Frequent consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages was associated with earlier age at first menstrual period, according to recent study findings published in Human
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Lanreotide shows promise in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

January 28, 2015
Lanreotide demonstrated antitumor activity with a manageable safety profile in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, according to a subgroup analysis of the…
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Low-dose HT similar to standard dose, placebo for some CV effects

January 27, 2015
In postmenopausal women undergoing hormone therapy, a low-dose regimen does not appear to differ from the standard dose or placebo in its effects on weight, BMI, blood…
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Fast-food labels with caloric, physical activity equivalents encouraged lower-calorie choices

January 27, 2015
Food menu labels that include caloric content may lead to parents ordering fast-food meals with a lower calorie count, and labels that include physical activity…
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Screening and Treatment of Diabetes-Associated Eye Disease

Screening and Treatment of Diabetes-Associated Eye Disease: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy is a major cause of blindness among adults aged 40 years and older. Optimal outcomes necessitates…
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Autologous islet cell transplantation effective for chronic pancreatitis

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In this video exclusive, Betul Hatipoglu, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine of the Endocrinology &…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

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Obesity is suboptimally managed in clinical practice despite the availability of relevantguidelines and evidence-based…
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