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Increased physical activity found to improve NAFLD pathophysiology in obese men

April 28, 2015

In a retrospective study, obese men who performed more than 250 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity per week had improved nonalcoholic fatty liver disease pathophysiology, according to findings published in Hepatology.

“The primary goal of this retrospective study was to estimate the beneficial effects of a varying volume of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity on the improvement of [nonalcoholic fatty liver disease],” the researchers wrote.

VIDEO: Research still needed to answer big questions about PCOS Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Research still needed to answer big questions about PCOS

April 28, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Richard S. Legro, MD, FACOG, describes the knowledge gaps in polycystic ovary syndrome and outlines questions that future research should address…
Allison B. Goldfine In the Journals

Adjustable gastric band feasible for treatment of type 2 diabetes, obesity

April 28, 2015
Patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity achieved similar 1-year benefits on diabetes control, cardiometabolic risk and patient satisfaction when undergoing…
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Additive genetic effects may influence circulating periostin, contribute to bone fragility

April 27, 2015
Shared genetic factors may influence serum periostin and sclerostin levels, contributing to the heritability of bone microstructure, according to research in The
Medicare’s new payment system gives physicians two options Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

Medicare’s new payment system gives physicians two options

April 27, 2015
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, signed into law on April 16, will make major changes in Medicare payments for physician services. Things start out…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 3

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 3
Biology and Behavior

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Vivus, Inc and Eisai Co., Ltd.

Obesity is a complex, multifactorial disease. Understanding how psychology, genetics, biology and neurobiology…
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VIDEO: Diet and lifestyle changes are key to managing PCOS

VIDEO: Diet and lifestyle changes are key to managing PCOS

April 27, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Angela Grassi, MS, RD, LDN, founder of the PCOS Nutrition Center in Philadelphia, explains that…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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