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Weight Loss Aids Conception in Infertile Obese Women

(MedPage Today) -- Benefit seen irrespective of age, baseline BMI, cycle regularity
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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Authors: Zang H, Jiang F, Cheng X, Xu H, Hu X Abstract Adropin has been identified as potent regulatory hormone implicated in insulin sensitivity and the maintenance of energy homeostasis. The aim of current study was to investigate serum adropin concentrations of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients in the fasting status, especially those overweight/obese and evaluate the relationships between adropin levels and metabolic parameters. A total of 116 T2DM patients and 60 controls with normal glucose tolerance (NGT) were recruited to the study. Adropin concentration was determined using commercial ELISA kits. Ant...
Source: Endocrine Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Endocr J Source Type: research
We described sociodemographic and health risk factors of each phenotype and then applied logistic and ordinal regression models to identify associated risk factors and level of severity of the phenotypes. RESULTS: Among 4,427 children with asthma in this NSCH cohort, the association between race and phenotype is statistically significant (p
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
[Observer] The government has revived its HIV testing guidelines of 2016 and started encouraging all family members with HIV positive patients to be screened.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
This study adds to our understanding of stigma by assessing how perceived stigma varies from one context to another and how such differences are associated with the location where individuals would prefer an HIV test. We used self-administered questionnaire data (n = 378) obtained from a convenience sample of students (18 years and older) attending a tertiary education institution in Durban, South Africa. Perceived stigma in the university environment was compared to perceived stigma in the home community environment. Multiple logistic regression analysis tested whether a higher level of perceived stigma in one setting was...
Source: African Journal of AIDS Research - Category: African Health Tags: Afr J AIDS Res Source Type: research
AbstractThe purpose of this investigation was to determine the effects of 28  weeks of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) during physical education classes on the weight status, cardiorespiratory capacity, and blood pressure of overweight and obese schoolchildren. The participants included 197 schoolchildren (108 girls and 89 boys) aged between 6 and 11 years (8.39  ± 1.15 years) in four groups: experimental group 1 (EG1) = 59 overweight schoolchildren; experimental group 2 (EG2) = 92 obese schoolchildren; control group 1 (CG1) = 17 overweig...
Source: European Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to assess CRP on POD1 as a predictor for early IAI (within 7  days following surgery) in patients after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB).MethodsPatients with bariatric surgery between 08/2010 and 06/2017 were included. The predictive capacity of CRP for early IAI was determined using a receiver operating characteristics (ROC) analysis.ResultsIn 523 patients (68.5% female, LSG  = 358, LRYGB = 165), 16 (3%) early IAI were observed. ROC analysis revealed a significant predictive capacity of POD1 CRP for early IAI, with a...
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
SAN FRANCISCO - What are some of the hottest uses for 3D printing in radiology?...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3DHeals 2018 to foster collaboration in medical 3D printing SIR: 3D printing aids US-guided procedure simulation 3D printing enters brave new world 3DHeals: 3D printing start-ups demand skill, persistence Top 10 healthcare 3D printing events of 2016
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Africa ’s attempts to achieve health for all by 2030 could be threatened unless the continent address the twin challenges of undernutrition and obesity, experts attending a United Nations meeting in Nairobi this week have warned.
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
HIV &Hepatitis in the Americas 19-21 April 2018, Mexico City, Mexico. J Int AIDS Soc. 2018 Apr;21 Suppl 3:e25093 Authors: PMID: 29671462 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
Conclusion: We think that exposures to hazardous substances migrating from FCAs require more attention. We recommend a) limiting the number and types of chemicals authorized for manufacture and b) developing novel approaches for assessing the safety of chemicals in FCAs, including unidentified chemicals that form during or after production. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP644 Received: 10 June 2016 Revised: 08 June 2017 Accepted: 09 June 2017 Published: 11 September 2017 Address correspondence to J. Muncke, Food Packaging Forum, Staffelstrasse 8, 8045 Zurich, Switzerland. Telephone: 41-44-5155255. Email: jane.muncke@fp-fo...
Source: EHP Research - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Commentary Source Type: research
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