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Thanks for holding this hangout.  I am an editor for a number of medical websites and look forward to the discussion.
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Randomized Controlled Trial of Cholecalciferol Supplementation in CKD Patients with Hypovitaminosis - Author Interview
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Weight Loss & Reflux Symptoms
Weight Loss Can Lead to Resolution of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Symptoms: A Prospective Intervention Trial
Author Interview: Dr. Prateek Sharma, MD
In obese and overweight subjects, undergoing weight loss through a structured program, reduction of weight leads to a significant improvement in their acid reflux symptoms.
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Time-of-day and nutrient composition of eating occasions: prospective association with the metabolic syndrome in the 1946 British birth cohort
Author Interview Suzana Al Moosawi
Clinicians have tended to focus on intakes of energy and nutrients like fat and carbohydrate over the entire day when advising patients and this study shows that other aspects of the diet need to be c...
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Persistent Sexual Side Effects of Finasteride: Could They Be Permanent?
Author Interview: Michael S. Irwig M.D., F.A.C.E.
Finasteride (Propecia) appears to be among a small number of medications that may be causing permanent changes, given the long duration of side effects (up to 10 years) in some of the subjects.
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Frequency of Excisions and Yields of Malignant Skin Tumors in a Population-Based Screening Intervention of 360 288 Whole-Body Examinations
Authors’ Interview Dr. Sandra Nolte and Dr. Annika Waldmann
Frequency of Excisions and Yields of Malignant Skin Tumors in a Population-Based Screening Intervention of 360 288 Whole-Body Examinations. Authors' Interview Dr. Sandra Nolte and Dr. Annika Waldmann....
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How Dietary Protein helps Suppress Appetite & Control Weight
Author Interview: Dr. Gilles Mithieux
When protein are digested, peptides produced may inhibit mu-opioide receptors present in the nervous system of the portal vein walls.
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Combined Antibiotic/Corticosteroid Cream in the Empirical Treatment of Moderate to Severe Eczema: Friend or Foe? 
Author Interview: Kam Lun Hon MD
Usage of the combined fucidin/corticosteroid cream is convenient and associated with a reduction in disease severity, improvement in quality of life/
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Sun damage in ultraviolet photographs correlates with phenotypic melanoma risk factors in 12-year-old children
Author Interview: Robert Dellavalle, MD, PhD, MSPH
The main finding of the study is that the amount of sun damage captured in ultraviolet photographs correlated with phenotypic risk factors for melanoma in a cohort of 12 year old children.
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Physician, Medical Editor
I am a physician in practice 30 years.  I am also an editor of medical websites including,,,,

  • University of Pennsylvania
    Residency, 1979 - 1992
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medicine, 1974 - 1978
    Internship at Lankenau Hospital 1978-79
  • Saint Joseph's University
    Biology, 19741 - 1978
  • Lankenau Hospital
    Medical Internship, 1978 - 1979
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