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Study of REGN4461, a Leptin Receptor Agonist Antibody, in Patients With Generalized Lipodystrophy

Condition:   Generalized Lipodystrophy
Interventions:   Drug: Placebo;   Drug: Low-Dose REGN4461;   Drug: High-dose REGN4461
Sponsor:   Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
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[In Focus] Menopause: fundamental adaptation or deficiency syndrome?

In the 21st century, educated women know to expect menopause just as girls are taught to prepare for menstruation. However, while there has been a recent movement to destigmatise … Read the rest

Low Carb Peanut Butter Crunch Balls

Sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy, all at the same time. These low carb peanut butter crunch balls are absolutely delectable and no one will guess…

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Here's something that will raise your blood pressure

The apelin receptor (APJ) has been presumed to play an important role in the contraction of blood vessels involved in blood pressure regulation. A research team found that APJ … Read the rest

Extreme Lipids Repository

Condition:   Lipoprotein Disorder
Intervention:   Other: No intervention is involved in this study
Sponsors:   University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center;   National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)… Read the rest

What are the effects of lowering blood pressure targets?

New research assesses the costs and benefits of implementing the 2017 hypertension guidelines released by the American Heart Association (AHA).

One avocado a day helps lower 'bad' cholesterol for heart healthy benefits

New research suggests that eating one avocado a day may help keep ‘bad cholesterol’ at bay. According to the researchers, bad cholesterol can refer to both oxidized low-density lipoprotein … Read the rest

Key mechanism in insulin release by cholesterol metabolite found

Insulin which is released by pancreatic beta-cells is the main regulator of blood sugar. Previous and current studies by a research group have identified around hundred different receptors on … Read the rest

Which out-of-office measurement technique should be used for diagnosing hypertension in prehypertensives?

Journal of Human Hypertension, Published online: 07 November 2019; doi:10.1038/s41371-019-0284-x

Which out-of-office measurement technique should be used for diagnosing hypertension in prehypertensives?

Pilots With Type 1 Diabetes Will be Allowed to Fly Commercial Jets: CNN’s Oren Libermann Has the Scoop

Last week, CNN broke the news that the Federal Aviation Administration will for the first time allow pilots with insulin-treated diabetes to fly…

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