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Puerto Rican men at greatest risk for hearing impairment, loss

May 28, 2015

Among the Hispanic population, men with Puerto Rican backgrounds, and people with diabetes or prediabetes, have increased odds of hearing impairment, according to recently published data.

Researchers used data from The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos to assess the prevalence of hearing impairment within Hispanic populations and identify potential risk factors for hearing loss.

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High-fiber diet may reduce risk for type 2 diabetes

May 28, 2015
A diet that is rich in cereal and vegetable fiber - but not fiber from fruit sources - may lower the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to research published…

CMS proposes updated Medicaid, CHIP-managed care regulations

May 28, 2015
CMS recently proposed a rule to update managed care regulations for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to a press release.The…
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Experts: Weigh risks, benefits of antithyroid therapies in children with Graves’ disease

May 27, 2015
Physicians should weight the adverse effects of antithyroid therapies, which are especially increased in children, against the benefits while choosing a therapy for…
Andrew Bauer In the Journals

ATA releases first guidelines for pediatric thyroid nodules, cancer

May 27, 2015
An American Thyroid Association task force recently released guidelines for treating children with thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer that were published in…
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This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

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