Dr. John A. Chabot

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Affiliation:

  • Columbia University

Location:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia
  • Herbert Irving Pavilion Room 819
  • New York, NY
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive breast or thyroid cancer are linked to an increased risk for the other, according to a new analysis.

    University of Chicago researchers who reviewed 37 published studies found breast cancer survivors were 1.55 times more likely to ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers gear up for Sunday's Super Bowl 50 showdown, many may be focused on the potential dangers of concussion, but that's not the only health risk football players face.

    Concern about the size of players -- esp...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Giving the diabetes drug metformin to obese pregnant women may not help their newborns come into the world at a healthier weight, a new trial finds.

    The study, reported Feb. 4 in the New England Journal of Medicine, adds to evidence that ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting for long stretches might boost your risk for type 2 diabetes, even if you exercise, researchers report.

    Each extra hour in a sedentary position -- whether working on the computer or lounging in the recliner -- seems to increase your odds o...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about General Practice:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Death rates among middle-aged white Americans were higher than expected in 2014, likely because progress against common killers such as diabetes and heart disease has halted, a new study contends.

    Substance abuse and suicide rates among white adul...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mothers-to-be who are both obese and diabetic have a higher risk of giving birth to a child with autism than healthy women, a new study suggests.

    The two conditions in combination nearly quadrupled the risk that a child would receive an autism dia...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have chronic sleep problems may have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, Harvard researchers report.

    Problems such as trouble falling or staying asleep, getting less than six hours of sleep, frequent snoring, sleep apnea o...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using a two-pronged approach, researchers report they were able to restore normal blood sugar levels for six months in mice with induced diabetes.

    But, while the research is promising, it's too soon for people with type 1 diabetes to start pla...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- No one is excused from diabetes. That's the message behind a new public education campaign targeting the 86 million American adults with what's known as prediabetes.

    More than one in three adults in the United States has prediabetes, a serious h...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sham acupuncture is as effective as real acupuncture in treating hot flashes in women, and the placebo effect likely plays a role in both, according to a new Australian study.

    In real acupuncture, thin needles are inserted into the skin at spec...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Though prior research warns that sleep deprivation may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests that "catch-up" sleep might reverse that risk -- at least in the short-term.

    Short-changing sleep during the week only to sleep in fo...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Health warning labels on sugary beverages -- similar to those on cigarette packs -- might make parents less likely to buy such beverages for their kids, according to new research.

    Growing concerns about the health effects of drinking sugar-sweet...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have trouble coping with stress may be at increased risk for type 2 diabetes as adults, new research suggests.

    For the study, researchers examined data from more than 1.5 million 18-year-old men who were conscripted into the Swedish mi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Planning:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who eat lots of potatoes before pregnancy appear more likely to develop gestational diabetes, a new study suggests.

    A woman's risk of gestational diabetes seemed to increase by 27 percent if she regularly consumed...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine:

    MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've identified an enzyme in rats that might dampen the toxic effects of excess sugar on cells and may someday point to treatments for obesity and type 2 diabetes in humans.

    At issue: Can scientists manipulate the fuel processing...Full Article