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Cardiovascular risks correlate with increasing levels of steatohepatitis, cirrhosis

April 25, 2015

VIENNA — Cardiovascular risks increased with rising severity of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and cirrhosis, according to a study presented at the 2015 International Liver Congress.

“We have shown a trend towards increasing mortality and increasing association of cardiovascular comorbidities as you move across the NAFLD spectrum,” Jake Mann, MD, of the University of Cambridge, said during a press conference.

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VIDEO: PCOS Awareness Symposium educates patients and health care providers

April 24, 2015
Sasha Ottey, MHA, MT (ASCP), founder and executive director of PCOS Challenge, appeals to endocrinologists and other providers to learn about PCOS and make the…
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Calorie restriction with exercise improves insulin sensitivity

April 24, 2015
Adults with overweight who combined calorie restriction with exercise for weight loss had greater improvements in insulin sensitivity than those who only restricted…
VIDEO: Managing PCOS requires commitment to being healthy Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Managing PCOS requires commitment to being healthy

April 24, 2015
Katherine Sherif, MD, director of Jefferson Women’s Primary Care and vice chair of the Department of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in…
Study shows hepatic steatosis, fibrosis as heritable traits Meeting News Coverage

Study shows hepatic steatosis, fibrosis as heritable traits

April 24, 2015
VIENNA — Hepatic steatosis and hepatic fibrosis emerged as heritable traits in a prospective twin study presented at the 2015 International Liver Congress…
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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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VIDEO: Managing PCOS requires commitment to being healthy

VIDEO: Managing PCOS requires commitment to being healthy

April 24, 2015
Katherine Sherif, MD, director of Jefferson Women’s Primary Care and vice chair of the Department of Medicine at…
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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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