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Phthalate exposure linked to miscarriage

September 3, 2015

Miscarriage, particularly between 5 and 13 weeks of pregnancy, has been linked to exposure to certain phthalates, according to recent study findings published in Environmental Science & Technology.

“This study aimed to monitor phthalate metabolites in urine of pregnant women and explore the associations between phthalate exposure levels and clinical pregnancy loss,” the researchers wrote. “The results will be helpful to better understand the impacts of phthalate esters (PAEs) on the female reproduction function.”

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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome high in US adults

Endocrine Today, June 2015
More than one-third of U.S. adults and half of those aged 60 years or older were estimated to have metabolic syndrome in 2011-2012, according to findings in a new…
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Testosterone therapy improves weight, metabolic profile in older men with hypogonadism

September 3, 2015
Middle-aged and older men with hypogonadism receiving testosterone therapy lost weight and improved their HbA1c, glucose level, blood pressure and lipid profile…
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Diabetes risk high after near-total pancreatectomy

September 3, 2015
The risk for developing diabetes is high among children with hyperinsulinism who undergo near-total pancreatectomy, according to recent study findings published in The
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Calorie restriction could improve health outcomes related to aging

September 3, 2015
A 12% restriction in calories among average or slightly overweight individuals improved risk factors for age related diseases, as well as influenced blood pressure…
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Obesity Consults

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

This activity is supported by educational grants from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
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VIDEO: Chef integrates food and medicine in promotion of cardiometabolic health

VIDEO: Chef integrates food and medicine in promotion of cardiometabolic health

August 10, 2015
NEW ORLEANS — Chef Leah Sarris, program director at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane…
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Managing Today's EP Challenges with NOAC Use

Managing Today's EP Challenges with NOAC Use

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

This engaging activity featuring a superb faculty provides electrophysiologists and others with the best information…
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