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Breast, thyroid cancer survivors at risk for developing other malignancy

February 9, 2016

Survivors of breast cancer or thyroid cancer appeared at an increased risk for developing the other cancer as a second malignancy, according to the results of a literature review.

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in women, and in the U.S., the incidence of differentiated thyroid cancers has increased threefold during the last 30 years, according to study background.

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Urine iodine-to-creatinine ratio more accurate test for deficiency in pregnancy

February 9, 2016
In pregnant women, the urine iodine-to-creatinine ratio is a more accurate indicator of iodine levels than spot urinary iodine concentration, according to recent…
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Depression severity linked to chronic diabetes complications among older patients

February 9, 2016
Older adults with diabetes were more likely to report moderate or severe depression when living with chronic complications, including retinopathy, neuropathy and…
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Fasting plasma glucose levels higher in winter, extreme temperatures

February 8, 2016
Chinese adults are more likely to have elevated fasting plasma glucose in the winter and spring compared with autumn and summer, according to recent findings.Higher…
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Senate health committee considers seven biomedical innovation bills

February 8, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions will consider seven bipartisan bills on biomedical innovation tomorrow, Feb. 9, at the first of three…
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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in…
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VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Hunger control key to success with calorie restriction

December 1, 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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