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Cytomegalovirus linked to metabolic dysfunction in adults without obesity

February 11, 2016

A weak but statistically significant relationship was found between cytomegalovirus and metabolic dysfunction adults without obesity.

“In contrast, [cytomegalovirus] was not associated with metabolic health in obese participants, and there was no association between obesity and [cytomegalovirus],” the researchers wrote.

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Obesity and total joint arthroplasty: Time to examine needs in a different light

Orthopedics Today, February 2016
Ibrahim Azboy, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
The prevalence of obesity in the general population is increasing. Obesity is estimated to affect approximately one-third of adults in the United States. It is estimated…
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PCOS increases pregnancy complications

February 10, 2016
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have lower than normal fertility, but rates can be restored after diagnosis, study findings show.According to the researchers…
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‘Mini-dose’ glucagon viable option for hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes

February 10, 2016
Treatment with a “mini-dose” of ready-to-use, subcutaneous glucagon is an effective, alternative treatment for hypoglycemia in adults with type 1 diabetes…
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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 nonalcoholic steatohepatitis…
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Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

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

Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is critical in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic…
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VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Fitness apps are tools, not the solution for weight loss

December 3, 2015
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Diabetic Eye 2015: New Concepts in Screening, Managing, and Referral

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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