Archive: 05/10/2012

Researchers discover that obesity hinders kidney donation

Researchers at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research conducted a retrospective analysis which found that morbid obesity impedes kidney donation. In fact, in the analysis ...

May 10, 2012
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Many women still smoke during pregnancy

(HealthDay) -- Too many American women still smoke during their pregnancies, a new report finds, and rates of such smoking vary widely depending on race.

May 10, 2012
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FDA advisers recommend approving weight loss drug

(AP) -- Advisers to government health regulators on Thursday recommended that that they approve sales of what would be the first new prescription weight-loss drug in the U.S. in more than a decade, despite concerns over ...

May 10, 2012
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Glycemic variability affects mood and quality of life

(HealthDay) -- Glycemic variability appears to be associated with lower quality of life and negative moods in women with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the March 30 issue of Diabetes Te ...

May 10, 2012
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