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Top reports on obesity and liver health for 2017

November 24, 2017

Obesity, being overweight and increased BMI are risk factors for steatohepatitis and metabolic liver disease such as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease that can lead to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Recent reports on obesity and liver disease include study results on diet to lower liver disease risks, visceral fat and waist-to-calf circumference as predictive factors for fatty liver, and advise on physical activity to prevent fatty liver disease.

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Sodium, coconut oil, sugar intake affects CVD risk

November 24, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Coconut oil, sodium and added sugars contribute to an increased risk for CVD, according to presentations at American Heart Association Scientific…
In the Journals

Drinking coffee reduces risk for death, negative health outcomes

November 22, 2017
Consuming coffee lowered the risk for death and a broad spectrum of health outcomes, according to a report recently published in BMJ. “It is important to…
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VIDEO: MicroPulse technology allows safe treatment of glaucoma, retina

November 22, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, David Gossage, DO, shares pearls on how to use MicroPulse technology (Iridex) for glaucoma and…

Researchers explore vitamin D and inflammation, dry eye

November 22, 2017
Researchers are exploring the relationship between vitamin D, inflammation and dry eye now more than ever before. “In the last 5 years there's been an explosion in…
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Ace the Case: A 9-Month-Old Infant Male Presents with a 5-Month History of Worsening Rash

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This “Ace the Case” study will discuss the diagnosis and management of a 9-month old infant male who presents with a…
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Radiographic Underestimation of In Vivo Cup Coverage Provided by Total Hip Arthroplasty for Dysplasia

Online Advanced Release, November 21, 2017
The accuracy of using 2-dimensional anteroposterior pelvic radiography to assess acetabular cup coverage among patients…
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Xen gel stent ‘transformative’ to glaucoma practice

November 21, 2017
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