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Thursday, September 11, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Contrave (naltrexone hydrochloride and bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets) is a treatment option for chronic weight management in addition to a reduced-calorie diet and physical activity.
Friday, September 12, 2014
For patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing degenerative lumbar spine surgery, suboptimal glycemic control contributes to increased risk of complications and poor outcomes, according to a study published in the Sept. 15 issue of Spine.
Friday, September 12, 2014
By Adam Hochron
Medication commonly used to reduce cholesterol could also be used to help patients with diabetes reduce their risk of serious complications like blindness and amputations.
Friday, September 12, 2014
A family doctor who was involved in a malpractice suit describes the impact on her practice of medicine in an article published online in the September/October issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Compared to usual care, technology-assisted weight loss interventions in the primary care setting help patients achieve more weight loss, according to research published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Perceived inability to access timely follow-up care and uncertainty and fear about disease progression are the main reasons for return visits to the emergency department, according to a study published online Sept. 2 in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Prediabetes is associated with an elevated risk of cancer overall and with increased risks of site-specific cancers, including liver, endometrial, and stomach/colorectal cancer, according to a meta-analysis published online Sept. 8 in Diabetologia.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
More than one-third of the small number of reanalyses of randomized clinical trials have implied conclusions different from those of the original articles, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Adam Hochron
The makeup of a person’s brain chemistry could play a role in their environmental food cues, according to the results of a new study.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Medications of questionable benefit are often prescribed for patients with advanced dementia, adding substantially to the costs of care, according to research published online Sept. 8 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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