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Sales fall after sugar-sweetened beverage tax is implemented

April 23, 2017

After a city tax on sugar-sweetened beverages was implemented in Berkeley, California, sales of those beverages decreased in the city, but increased in the surrounding area, according to a press release from PLOS.

Lynn D. Silver, MD, MPH, of the Public Health Institute, Oakland, Calif., and colleagues analyzed data on the sales of beverages and consumer spending at baseline and 12 months after the tax was implemented.

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Nearly 80% respond to novel growth factor for NASH

April 22, 2017
AMSTERDAM — With 12 weeks of treatment, more than one-third of biopsy-diagnosed non-alcoholic steatohepatitis patients who received novel growth factor NGM282…

Prader-Willi syndrome treatment trial begins enrollment

April 22, 2017
A phase 2a trial for a novel combination drug to treat Prader-Willi syndrome has initiated enrollment, according to a press release from Saniona, a research company…
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Maternal type 1 diabetes influences adiponectin, leptin levels in adolescent offspring

April 21, 2017
Adolescent girls born to mothers with type 1 diabetes have lower levels of adiponectin compared with adolescent girls born to mothers without diabetes; maternal disease…
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Idiopathic hyperprolactinemia increases anterior pituitary hormone deficiency risk

April 21, 2017
Patients with idiopathic hyperprolactinemia have a higher risk for anterior pituitary hormone deficiency that may require hormone therapy compared with patients with…
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Improving Bone Strength and Reducing Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis

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

Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue leading to reduced…
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Practical Lipidology®: Volume 3, Number 1

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The reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is recognized as the primary strategy for decreasing…
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