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Victoza reduces BMI, other variables in NASH

Victoza reduces BMI, other variables in NASH
February 10, 2016

Researchers found that Victoza successfully reduced BMI, cholesterol-low density lipoprotein and other clinical variables in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, according to data published in the Journal of Hepatology.

“Liraglutide reduces metabolic dysfunction, insulin resistance and lipotoxicity in the key metabolic organs in the pathogenesis of NASH. … [It] may offer the potential for a disease-modifying intervention in NASH,” Matthew J. Armstrong, BSc, MBChB, MRCP, of the NIHR Birmingham Liver Biomedical Research Unit, University of Birmingham, UK, and colleagues wrote.

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Reduced deep sleep tied to poor glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes

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Gastric bypass improves survival in adults older than 35 years

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Tobira completes enrollment of ORION study for NAFLD, obesity

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Diabetic Eye 2015: New Concepts in Screening, Managing, and Referral

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Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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Victoza reduces BMI, other variables in NASH

February 10, 2016
Researchers found that Victoza successfully reduced BMI, cholesterol-low density lipoprotein and other clinical variables in patients with…
Meeting News Coverage

Reduced deep sleep tied to poor glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes

February 10, 2016
Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes have a significantly reduced percentage of efficient and deep sleep time vs. healthy controls, leading…
In the Journals

Gastric bypass improves survival in adults older than 35 years

February 10, 2016
Improved survival was found among patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery when they were older than 35 years. According to the…

Tobira completes enrollment of ORION study for NAFLD, obesity

February 10, 2016
Tobira Therapeutics announced it has completed patient recruitment and enrollment for its phase 2a ORION clinical trial, which will be investigating…
In the Journals

Community health worker-based intervention improves cardiometabolic risk

February 9, 2016
Patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome randomly assigned to an intervention with community health workers saw improved adherence to…
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Senate proposes new safety requirements for reusable devices

February 9, 2016
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today favorably reported a bill requiring manufacturers of reusable medical devices…
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Legislators ask for national surveillance of neurological illnesses

February 9, 2016
The Senate health committee today recommended the establishment of a national surveillance system for neurological diseases.The objective of the…
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Senate proposes EHR fix for physicians, patients

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously recommended a measure today that would improve the use of electronic…
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New bill supports young researchers

February 9, 2016
The Senate health committee recommended a bill today that would improve opportunities for new researchers in the United States. The “Next…
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Senate committee proposes easier approval process for medical devices

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions favorably reported a measure today that would reduce regulatory hurdles for the…
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