Artificial sweeteners don't contain the calories or energy that evolution has trained the brain to expect from sweet-tasting foods, thereby failing to satisfy hunger, and a specific hormone may be the key to the process, according to an experimental study published online June 11 in Neuron.
Prescriber specialty is the strongest factor associated with dabigatran versus warfarin use. Here, the panelists discuss why the novel oral anticoagulants may not be popular among primary care physicians and talk about how to get primary care on board with newer therapeutic options.
Even though the guidelines recommend physicians monitor creatinine clearance once a year, the experts say that may not be frequently enough. In this segment, the panelists discuss how frequently to monitor renal function when using the novel oral anticoagulants.