Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a study of efficiency in treatment of metabolic syndrome components, comorbidities and influence on certain biochemical markers.
Conclusions: The LSG is an effective method of treatment in all areas of metabolic syndrome, provides a significant positive clinical outcome in obesity-related comorbidities and induces desirable changes in inflammatory, kidney and liver related biomarkers. PMID: 32117497 [PubMed]
CONCLUSION: The design results revealed that an optimum exposure of 1:2 of isopropanol: formaldehyde vapours for sixty minutes resulted in desired release of second pulse of dose after a predetermined lag time of 5 hours as desired. '3Cap' system was successful in achieving floating and pulsed release of hypertensive drug opening a 'new lease of life' to the existing drug molecule. PMID: 32484113 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
A newly developed form of insulin which combines human insulin with fast acting venom insulin produced by sea snails may help improve treatments for diabetes, according to a study published inNature Structural and Molecular Biology.Science Daily
According to a study published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, obesity is not associated with an increased risk of developing thyroid disease or thyroid cancer.Endocrinology Advisor
CONCLUSIONS: This pilot study demonstrated an improved medication reconciliation process with pharmacist involvement, expanding the body of evidence that pharmacists can enhance TOC management in an inpatient setting. These results highlight the utility of a pharmacist in the implementation and refinement of TOC services and provides impetus for a team-based approach when patients experience a TOC. PMID: 32483643 [PubMed - in process]
In a recent  retrospective analysis in 325 non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) patients treated with novel oral anticoagulants (NOAC), authors suggested a higher risk of thrombosis in obese/overweight vs. other patients, particularly those treated with dabigatran; and a higher risk of bleeding, particularly related to factor Xa inhibitors (rivaroxaban, apixaban). They proposed that obesity moderated the NOAC effects, differently for different NOACs. However a) the study did not test for moderation [(warfarin vs.
Publication date: Available online 3 June 2020Source: Obesity Research &Clinical PracticeAuthor(s): Chao-Yung Wang, Keng-Hau Liu, Ming-Lung Tsai, Ming-Yun Ho, Jih-Kai Yeh, I.-Chang Hsieh, Ming-Shien Wen, Ta-Sen Yeh
Authors: Yen HY, Hsu H Abstract Engaging in healthy eating and active living is an effective strategy for preventing noncommunicable diseases in older populations. The purposes were to compare the prevalence rates across countries and explore health factors associated with healthy eating and active living. The data were retrieved from a cross-sectional study conducted by the International Social Survey Program (2011 Health and Healthcare), with structured questionnaire surveys in 32 countries. The results showed that 38.42% reported active living and 39.11% reported healthy eating among 11,250 total respondents. Ol...
Publication date: Available online 2 June 2020Source: Environmental Toxicology and PharmacologyAuthor(s): Dingwen He, Xu Yanjie, Xiong Xi, Changchang Yin, Shuihong Lei, Xigao Cheng
Resumo Este estudo teve como objetivo avaliar o efeito de fatores demogr áficos e socioeconômicos, de doenças crônicas e do recebimento de orientações em saúde no padrão alimentar de idosos. O consumo alimentar foi avaliado por meio de questionário de frequência alimentar reduzido aplicado a 1.426 idosos residentes em Pelotas, RS, Brasil e os padrões alimentar es foram obtidos por análise de componentes principais. Dois padrões foram identificados: saudável (alimentos integrais, frutas, legumes/verduras e leite) e ocidental (doce...
This study is important since integration and independence must be a part of social life of the elderly irrespective of the place where they live.
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