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Portion-size preference does not determine BMI

July 28, 2016

Adults with overweight do not choose larger food portions than their normal-weight peers, according to recent findings.

“Large portions of food are often blamed for rising rates of obesity,” Natalie M. Reily, a researcher in the school of psychology at The University of New South Wales in Australia, and colleagues wrote. “We tested the possibility that people who are heavier may tend to select or prefer larger portions than do people who are lighter.”

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Later-onset menarche, menopause associated with longevity

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FDA approves Adlyxin for type 2 diabetes

July 28, 2016
The FDA has approved the once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist Adlyxin, a once-daily injection to improve glycemic control along with diet and exercise in…
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Use of EHRs, CPOE associated with physician burnout, dissatisfaction

July 27, 2016
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Are the holiday baskets really worth the risk?

July 27, 2016
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of…
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New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice

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