Poverty Harms Patients With Diabetes, Fatty Liver
11 monthes ago - By Medscape
When patients with diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease cannot consistently afford a healthy diet, the risk for advanced hepatic fibrosis is elevated, new research shows.
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‘Scary' Lung Disease Now Hits More Women Than Men
11 monthes ago - By Web MD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , linked to long-term smoking, has traditionally been considered a men's disease. But data show it is now more prevalent among women - in large part because they embraced smoking much later than men did.
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Top stories in infectious disease: gepotidacin shows promise against gonorrhea, improved salaries for infectious disease experts
11 monthes ago - By Healio
Among the top stories in infectious disease is new survey data released by the Infectious Diseases Society of American on the need to improve salaries for ID experts. Also, phase 2 trial data showed that oral gepotidacin was more than 95% effective against uncomplicated urogenital gonorrhea. Other stories include research confirming short-term exposure to elevated airborne pollution particles causes respiratory infections, approximately 1 billion people in African countries will be vaccinated against yellow fever by 2026, and a study identified risk factors for transmission of Ebola among
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Air pollution may damage a man's ability to perform in the bedroom
A study by Guangzhou Medical University in China found that exposing male rats to regular doses of petrol and diesel exhaust gases reduced their ability to respond to sexual...
Playing Video Game May Help Stroke Survivors Move Again
New customized video game called myoelectric computer interface helped retrain stroke survivors' arm muscles into moving more normally, finds a new study.
Simple Blood Test can Determine the Preterm Birth Rate in Low-resource Countries
Simple blood test and mathematical model can precisely identify preterm babies without ultrasound, reports a new study
Pregnant Women with Undiagnosed Diabetes More Likely to Experience Stillbirths
Women with undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy are more likely to experience stillbirth, reveals a new study.
Low Levels of Leisure-Time Exercise Can Lower Your Death Risk
Even very light leisure-time exercises such as gardening and walking in the park can reduce the risk of death from heart disease, cancer, and other causes, reveals a new study.
Undernutrition in Pregnancy Changes Lung-Specific Gene Expressions
New research shows how a mother's diet can affect epigenetic markers of her offspring and result in changes to genes that regulate lung health.
Even Small Doses of Synthetic Cannabinoids Can Impair Brain Function
New study finds that even low doses of the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018 can reduce or impair cognitive performance.
The woman who can SMELL Parkinson's
Joy Milne , of Perth, Scotland, discovered she can smell Parkinson's when she noticed a change in her late husband Les's scent a decade before he was diagnosed in 1985.
People Choose Healthy and Sustainable Lunches Labeled 'green'
People are likely to choose healthier and more sustainable canteen meals if they are labelled with a traffic light system.
CPAP Device may Slow Memory Loss in Sleep Apnea Patients
Study reported that participants who had mild cognitive impairment and who used the CPAP machine experienced cognitive improvement.