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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It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed
A new study on sleep patterns suggests that a regular bedtime and wake time are just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, Duke researchers found.
First HIV immunotherapy drug proves safe in phase 1 trial
The phase 1 trial is an early but significant milestone for the team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which won a $20 million grant to make their ideas a...
Context before vocabulary: New research shows babies as young as 6 months...
Babies are naturally curious, and their drive to explore the world around them can help them become fast learners. A recent study has even discovered that infants as young as...
High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children
High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can...
Artificial Intelligence can Help Doctors Diagnose Lung Disease Accurately
Artificial intelligence or AI correctly interprets lung function test results and helps pulmonologists diagnose lung disease in patients.
New Innovative Approach to Develop a Vaccine Against Plasmodium vivax Malaria
A new innovative approach can pave the way for developing a vaccine to treat iPlasmodium vivax/i malaria, reveals a new study.
Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
Poor mental and physical health is seen among American rural borderline communities due to the impact of high stress.
TINY Cancer Detection Tool Proves Effective as Kaposi Sarcoma-associated...
New TINY cancer detection device shows promise as a Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus detector.
New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease