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UA surgeons developing new tool to detect urine blockage

Fri, 2018-05-18 21:00
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) Surgeons at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson are developing a tool that may make detecting urine blockage simpler for patients.
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Minimizing exposure to common hormone-disrupting chemicals may reduce obesity rates

Fri, 2018-05-18 21:00
(European Society of Endocrinology) Everyday products carry environmental chemicals that may be making us fat by interfering with our hormones, according to research presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2018. Following recommendations on how to avoid these chemicals could help minimize exposure and potentially reduce the risk of obesity and its complications.
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Could intermittent fasting diets increase diabetes risk?

Fri, 2018-05-18 21:00
(European Society of Endocrinology) Fasting every other day to lose weight impairs the action of sugar-regulating hormone, insulin, which may increase diabetes risk, according to data presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2018. These findings suggest that fasting-based diets may be associated with long-term health risks and careful consideration should be made before starting such weight loss programs.
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