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Treatment For HCV Infection After Complete Response To Prior HCC Therapy

The study find that the Medical Center in Dallas, and colleagues compared overall survival between patients with HCV infection treated with DAAs versus patients who did not receive DAA treatment for their HCV infection after complete response to prior HCC therapy (resection, local ablation, transarterial chemo embolization or radio embolization, or radiation therapy). Therefore The…

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Associated With Chronic Pain

The study find that the Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) is associated with chronic, painful temporomandibular disorder pain in the temporomandibular joint and anxiety and poor sleep contribute to this association, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Because Pain from temporomandibular disorder (TMD) affects about 13% of Canada’s population. But Reflux is an…

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Chronic Liver Diseases Cause Molecular Changes In The Brain

The researches find that the chronic liver diseases cause molecular changes in the brain. They carried out their research using the 9.4 Tesla high-magnetic-field MRI machine at the Center for Biomedical Imaging (CIBM) at EPFL. The liver plays a vital role as a filter in the human body. But what happens when it malfunctions? A…

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Burden Of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted To Younger Age

The researches find that the there was a shift of the obesity-associated cancer (OAC) burden to younger age groups, according to a study published online Aug. 14 in JAMA Network Open. Siran M. Koroukian, Ph.D., from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, and colleagues examined trends in time for age distribution of…

New Injection Reduce Body Weight, Glucose Levels In Obesity Patients

New Injection Reduce Body Weight, Glucose Levels In Obesity Patients

An injection has helped reduce body weight and glucose levels in patients with diabetes and obesity in four weeks. The findings came from a small study in which patients lost on average 4.4kg and the treatment led to substantial improvements to their blood glucose, with some patients’ reducing to near normal levels. Obesity is a…

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Risk For Diabetes Report Being Informed By Provider

The researches find that the patients with undiagnosed prediabetes are told that they are at high risk for diabetes, according to a study published in the July issue of Clinical Diabetes. Arch G. Mainous, Ph.D., from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and colleagues analyzed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2015…

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Drugs For Hepatitis C Reduce Liver-Related Deaths By Nearly Half

The study find that the drugs for hepatitis C reduce liver-related deaths by nearly 50% in patients with a history of liver cancer. The finding builds on a December 2018 study by the same researchers who found that antiviral drugs do not increase the risk of liver cancer recurrence, as was previously feared. Dr. Amit…

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Obesity Can Be Lessened By Several Kinds Of Regular Exercise

The researches find that the adult obesity rates among minorities are much higher  29.9% for blacks and 27.7% for Latinos, far worse than the 21.6% rate for non-Hispanic whites. While those figures beat the nation’s overall obesity rate of 39.8%, a large portion of state residents still struggle to eat healthily and live active lifestyles.…

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Fat Suit’ Help Uncover Medical Student Prejudices Against Obesity

The study find that the patients to wear an obesity simulation suit; popularly known as a ‘fat suit’; may prove a useful teaching aid and help to uncover medical student prejudice against obesity; suggests a proof of concept study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Therefore  Destigmatising obesity is important for the future healthcare…

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Links Between Liver Dysfunction And Alzheimer’s Disease

The study find that the Alzheimer’s Disease Metabolomics Consortium (ADMC) and Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has uncovered novel connections between liver dysfunction and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), paving a new path toward a systems level view of Alzheimer’s relevant for early detection and ultimately for prevention. Therefore The study; published today in JAMA Network Open…

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Liver Function Important In Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

The study find that the a strong link between altered liver function and the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). This correlates with recent data on the role played by diseases affecting the systemic metabolism, such as diabetes and high blood cholesterol; but in disruptions of brain function as in AD. The study looked at over…