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Prostate cancer: metabolic syndrome linked to poorer outcomes

Could treating metabolic syndrome improve outcomes in men with prostate cancer?

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COPD with low muscle mass, abdominal obesity: cardiometabolic implications

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Bariatric surgery reduces microvascular complications

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Can liraglutide prevent type 2 diabetes?

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Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy have effects across generations

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Girls with overweight/obesity who misperceive weight have better BP as adults

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The forearm is not a good substitute for upper arm in BP measures for large patients

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AHA issues scientific statement on meal timing and frequency in CVD prevention

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Weight loss reduces daytime drowsiness

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What do you mean, juicing isn't healthy?

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Why are colorectal cancers on the rise in young people?

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California could require doctors on probation to inform patients

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Gastric band surgery benefits overweight type 2 diabetes patients who are not obese

First 5-y randomized study for gastric band surgery in overweight type 2 diabetes patients.

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Depression improves with internet obesity treatment

The study is the first to look at the effect of an internet-based weight loss treatment on depressive symptoms.

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Postnatal depression linked to pre-pregnancy obesity

The association between obesity and depression during and after pregnancy has not been well studied.

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Obesity—and being thin—suggest different mechanisms in development of psoriatic arthritis

What does a patient's weight suggest regarding psoriatic arthritis risk?

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More body fat, overall adiposity, and abdominal adiposity are linked to Afib

With incremental increases in various measures of adiposity, Afib increases.

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Height and obesity are linked to Afib in older people

Body size seems to matter more than fat distribution.

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Bariatric surgery improvements in type 2 diabetes persist at 5 years

Final data from STAMPEDE trial show glycemic control durability.

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Accelerated knee OA patients likelier to show certain symptoms before radiographic diagnosis

Lying down, straightening the knee, and walking were harder for them than for participants with common OA.

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Intentional weight loss after menopause may cut risk for endometrial cancer

Women's Health Initiative data show a pronounced effect for obese women.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Statins have no effect in SCD rate in HFrEF patients

Authors say that these meta-analysis results deliver a “clear message.”

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Obesity linked to lower-quality end-of-life care

Study shows less hospice use, fewer in-home deaths.

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Are US patients treated by foreign doctors less likely to die?

Study shows 5% lower 30-d mortality with care from foreign vs US-trained hospital internists.

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Aquatic dance could offer lasting benefits for older obese women with knee osteoarthritis

Dance classes at the pool may have an edge over standard water aerobics for improving functional status and fitness.

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Can exercise prevent GDM in overweight women?

Moderate exercise during early pregnancy reduced the risk for GDM by 45% in a Chinese population.

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