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News: Consultant 360 Articles July 2015

July 2015 Metabolic Disease Related News from our Partners at Consultant 360

Study: High BP Early In Life Linked to Heart Failure Later On

A recent study assessed how elevated blood pressure levels early in life affect cardiovascular health during middle age.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/study-high-bp-early-life-linked-heart-failure-later

 

Study: Over 2/3 of Americans Are Overweight or Obese
Researchers collected data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to estimate the prevalence of obesity and overweight in the United States.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/study-over-23-americans-are-overweight-or-obese

 

Study: Timing of Light Exposure Affects BMI

In a new study, researchers examined the effects of exposure to moderate levels of light on body mass index and body fat.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/study-timing-light-exposure-affects-bmi

 

Breakthrough PCSK9 Inhibitor Gets FDA Panel Approval

An FDA advisory committee has voted to recommend approval of a new drug for the long-term treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia and dyslipidemia.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/breakthrough-pcsk9-inhibitor-gets-fda-panel-approval

 

Office Workers Should Stand For 2 Hours a Day

New guidance, written by a group of experts at the request of Public Health England, examines strategies to help office workers avoid the health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle.

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/office-workers-should-stand-2-hours-day