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TV Ads Help Drive Testosterone Supplement Sales

12:00 PM EST. Study found link between ads airing, men being tested for low levels of hormone, getting treatments By Dennis Thompson
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ACP Issues Challenge to Cut Task Burden and Put Patients First

12:00 PM EST. American College of Physicians details policy recommendations to reduce administrative burden

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

February 2017 Briefing - Diabetes & Endocrinology

March 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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Debbie Miller, RN's avatarPregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines in the US - a Historical Overview

Debbie Miller, RN. Prior to the introduction of the medical community in the natural birth process, any maternal recommendations and guidelines were passed from mother to daughter or through lay midwives, herbal and folk practitioners. Childbirth, though risky, was not considered pathological and the majority did not receive…

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Consuming two or more soft drinks per week increased the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by nearly two-fold compared with individuals who did not consume soft drinks, according to a report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.…

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R. Zein, Pharm D. Diabetes has become the most common single cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States and worldwide. This is due to the fact that diabetes, in particular type 2 diabetes, is increasing in prevalence and patients with diabetes are living longer. Diabetes has become the most common single…


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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Acromegaly

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Growth hormone excess produces acromegaly if it happens during adulthood. The same disease in children is produces gigantism.

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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