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Financial markets may be destabilized by traders’ hormone levels

July 4, 2015

Testosterone and cortisol levels may cause adults on the trading room floor to take more risks that may cause destabilization in financial markets, according to research published in Scientific Reports.

“Our view is that hormonal changes can help us understand traders’ behavior, particularly during periods of financial instability,” Carlos Cueva, PhD, from the department of economics at the University of Alicante, Spain, said in a press release.

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Telemedicine, outpatient visits offer similar results for adults with diabetic foot ulcers

July 3, 2015
Adults with diabetic foot ulcers who consulted with clinicians by telephone or email experienced similar outcomes when compared with adults with diabetic foot ulcers…
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Physician urges FDA not to lift restrictions on drug makers’ claims about their products

July 3, 2015
Drug regulations and a governing body to mandate them is a necessity for patients’ safety and health care providers’ peace-of-mind, according to a recently…
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CHD linked to osteoporosis in older adults

July 2, 2015
Older adults with a history of coronary heart disease have a substantially lower cortical volumetric bone mineral density at the distal radius, putting them at risk for…
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Saxenda linked to reduced body weight, improved metabolic control

July 2, 2015
Reduced body weight and improved metabolic control were found with once-daily subcutaneous Saxenda as an add-on to diet and exercise, according to recent study findings…
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Obesity Consults

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
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VIDEO: Joint position statement addresses diabetes self-management education

VIDEO: Joint position statement addresses diabetes self-management education

June 12, 2015
BOSTON — Linda M. Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE, of the University of Pittsburgh, discusses a newly released joint…
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades and is now considered a health care epidemic in the United…
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