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November 23, 2021

Weight Loss Surgery ‘Best Treatment’ for Fatty Liver Disease Weight Loss Surgery ‘Best Treatment’ for Fatty Liver Disease

Weight loss surgery significantly lowers the risk of major adverse liver outcomes as well as major acute cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with biopsy-proven nonalcoholic steatohepatitis […]
November 22, 2021

FDA Approves Vosoritide for Children With Achondroplasia FDA Approves Vosoritide for Children With Achondroplasia

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved vosoritide (Voxzogo) daily injection for the treatment of children with achondroplasia, the most common form of human […]
November 18, 2021

Type 2 Diabetes Remission Can Happen Naturally in 1 in 20 Type 2 Diabetes Remission Can Happen Naturally in 1 in 20

Roughly 5% of adults with type 2 diabetes achieve remission of their disease, often unbeknownst to the patient and without aggressive weight-loss interventions, according to a […]
November 15, 2021

What Does It Mean to Have Prediabetes? What Does It Mean to Have Prediabetes?

It’s hard to know how to think about prediabetes, a condition in which a person’s blood sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough […]
November 10, 2021

Hormone Blocker Sticker Shock: Patients Lose Cheaper Drug Option Hormone Blocker Sticker Shock: Patients Lose Cheaper Drug Option

Sudeep Taksali thought he’d won his battle to avoid a steep price tag on a medicine for his daughter. He was wrong. Dr Sudeep Taksali In […]
November 9, 2021

Long Period of Daily Fasting Improves Metabolism, Lifespan in Mice Long Period of Daily Fasting Improves Metabolism, Lifespan in Mice

Eating a single meal daily may yield longevity and metabolic benefits much like those seen with caloric restriction, according to new findings in mice. Earlier mouse […]
November 8, 2021

Type 2 Diabetes Worsens Parkinson’s Disease Type 2 Diabetes Worsens Parkinson’s Disease

Key Takeaways Among adults with recently diagnosed Parkinson’s disease, those with concomitant type 2 diabetes had at study entry more severe motor symptoms and a greater […]
November 5, 2021

SUGAR Trial Finds Superior Stent for Those With Diabetes and CAD SUGAR Trial Finds Superior Stent for Those With Diabetes and CAD

Designed to show noninferiority for treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with diabetes, a head-to-head comparison of contemporary stents ended up showing that one […]
November 5, 2021

Americans Move Less Than They Did Two Centuries Ago Americans Move Less Than They Did Two Centuries Ago

Hard workouts make us feel hot and sweaty because they increase our body temperature and metabolism. A new study tracking declines in both temperature and metabolism […]
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