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Consistent bedtimes at age 3 years may reduce obesity risk

April 25, 2017

Children with inconsistent bedtimes and poor emotional self-regulation at age 3 years may have a higher risk for obesity at age 11 years compared with children with consistent bedtimes and better emotional self-regulation.

“This study provides more evidence that routines for preschool-aged children are associated with their healthy development and could reduce the likelihood that these children will be obese,” Sarah E. Anderson, PhD, of the division of epidemiology, College of Public Health at The Ohio State University, said in a press release.

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Lower hypoglycemia rates observed with iDegLira combination vs. basal insulins

April 25, 2017
In adults with type 2 diabetes, treatment with a fixed combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide resulted in lower rates of hypoglycemia compared with insulin…
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Psoriatic arthritis linked with diabetes, other endocrine disorders

April 25, 2017
Psoriatic arthritis was linked with diabetes, Cushing disease, hypothyroidism and osteoporosis, according to a recent analysis of Israeli patients. Using a Clalit Health…
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Oral contraceptives may lower general well-being in healthy women

April 24, 2017
Swedish women assigned oral contraceptives reported reduced general well-being, but similar burden of depressive symptoms, compared with women assigned placebo…
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Waist circumference stronger predictor of death risk than BMI

April 24, 2017
Normal-weight individuals with central obesity had a higher risk for death compared to those with overweight or obesity who carry their weight elsewhere, according to…
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