Top stories in health and medicine, July 31, 2013

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1. Hypoglycemia Linked to CVD. Results of a new meta-analysis suggest that both high and low concentrations of serum glucose are damaging to the heart.

2. Education Informs but Doesn’t Change PSA Choice. Men who were offered prostate cancer education materials designed to aid in decision-making exhibited increased knowledge about prostate cancer screening and treatment, but neither knowledge nor calmer decision-making reduced the rate of PSA testing.

3. NYC Soda Ban Continues to Fizzle. New York City’s campaign against super-sized sugary drinks continues to fizzle, with an appellate court upholding an earlier ruling that the ban is unconstitutional.

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  • DoctorJoseArtero

    Again controversy with PSA.The expectant attitude, an effective and efficient alternative in low risk prostate cancer

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