• Poverty Harms Patients With Diabetes, Fatty Liver

    5 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

    5 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

    5 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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