Bempedoic Acid Effective in Patients With Obesity

The ATP-citrate lyase inhibitor is as effective in people with obesity as without, with no new safety signals, according to an analysis from the CLEAR Outcomes study. Medscape Medical News

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How Blast Exposure May Lead to Alzheimer's Disease

It’s well known that TBI is a risk factor for later Alzheimer’s disease. But what about blast exposure without contact injury? New research suggested it also increases the risk. Medscape Medical News

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Anticipating Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation

A four-grade severity assessment for residual regurgitation after transcatheter tricuspid valve repairs is more sensitive for predicting survival, report investigators. Medscape Medical News

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Rethinking Skin Cancer Management in Older Patients

By 2040, projections are that the number of adults aged 85 years and older in the United States will be nearly quadruple the number in 2000, according to one estimate. Medscape Medical News

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PCPs the Answer to the US Headache Neurologist Shortage?

In a bid to address the severe shortage of headache neurologists across the United States, a novel program aimed at PCPs may help address the unmet demand for headache treatment and management. Medscape Medical News

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Bedside Manner Matters

Discover why bedside manner is crucial when it comes to patient care and how it significantly affects treatment outcomes. Medscape Medical News

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Fixed-Ratio Insulin Combinations May Reduce Side Effects

Panelists on drug side effects also raised questions about suspected links between rare illnesses and treatments and objected to a recommendation on withholding GLP-1 drugs prior to surgery. Medscape Medical News

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Get the Care You Need in a COVID-19 World

What to expect at the doctor’s office, hospitals, and long-term care facilities, the future of telemedicine, and how to get the best care during COVID-19.

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Expert Q&A: Alzheimer’s Risk and the APOE4 Gene

If you have two copies of the APOE4 gene, new research suggests that you’re very likely to develop Alzheimer’s. Experts break down the findings and share what you can do to lower your risk.

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Anorexia: The Body Neglected

What, exactly, does anorexia nervosa do inside the human body? The heart and bones suffer the most.

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Living With Major Depressive Disorder

See how one person manages the ups and downs of major depressive disorder — and how her depression inspired her career as a therapist.

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A Therapist’s Perspective

A therapist talks about managing major depressive disorder (MDD): what to expect, strategies for dealing with setbacks, and when to talk to your therapist.

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Handling the Stigma

Learn from a mental health advocate how the stigma of depression is changing and how acceptance is the first step to managing major depressive disorder.

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Managing MDD and Your Job

Major depressive disorder (MDD) at work: tips, strategies, who to tell, what to do, and asking for accommodations.

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7 Most Effective Exercises

Not all exercises are created equal. Some are simply more efficient than others, whether they target multiple muscle groups, are suitable for a wide variety of fitness levels, or help you burn calories more effectively.

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To Fast or to Feast?

These tips will help you enjoy the foods at social events when you have ulcerative colitis and still steer clear of a flare.

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What to Eat as You Age

Your dietary needs change as you age. WebMD advises what should be on your grocery list.

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Prospects for Crohn's Relief Brighten With New Advancements

More than 1 million Americans live with Crohn’s, a chronic and sometimes crippling bowel disease that affects the intestines and leads to digestive issues. But in 2024, breakthroughs could bring relief in different ways. Here’s what to know.

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Older Adults: 9 Nutrients You May Be Missing

With age, your body doesn’t absorb nutrients well, so every calorie you consume must be packed with nutrition. Here are 9 nutrients older adults often need more of.

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Foods to Keep You Healthy as You Age

Staying healthy as you enter your golden years has a lot to do with your diet. Here are some foods that are good for your heart, your brain, your bones, and your muscles.

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Dealing With the Emotions of Hearing Loss

Losing your hearing, or learning a loved one is, can bring about a range of uncomfortable emotions. Here’s how you can deal with this tough transition.

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Pre-Ozempic Obesity Drugs: Effective and Budget-Friendly

Before there was Ozempic, there were these cost-friendly, safe, and highly effective weight loss drugs. FDA-approved obesity medication like orlistat (Xenical), phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia), and naltrexone/bupropion extended release (Contrave) have been on the market for decades.

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