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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Testosterone Slows Recurrence of Prostate Cancer in Low Risk Patients
US researchers have revealed that testosterone replacement slows the recurrence of prostate cancer in low-risk patients.
Routinely Used Heart Drug Increases Risk of Cardiac Arrest
Nifedipine is commonly used drug to treat high blood pressure and angina , but it is found to be associated with an increased risk of cardiac arrest.
Mother dies of cervical cancer after missing just ONE smear test
Carly Gorst, of Speke, Liverpool, discovered she had a four-inch tumour in her cervix in December 2017 after she began bleeding heavily. She endured surgery, chemo and...
Tilt Training Can Prevent Fainting: Here's How
Tilt training programme effectively reduces worry and fear about fainting, improves quality of life and enables patients to return to work, reveals a new study.
Team-Based Care Is The Key To Successful Care Of Pregnant Women with Heart...
The key to the survival of pregnant women with heart failure is a multidisciplinary team-based approach, involving cardiac and maternal/fetal/newborn specialists to team up to...
Ears Can Be Used for ECG to Check Heart Rhythm
Novel electrocardiogram method uses signals from the ear to predict heart rhythm, reveals a new study.
Calcium In Arteries Raises Patient's Risk For Heart Attack
A new research shows that identifying the presence or absence of coronary artery calcium in a patients' arteries can help determine their future risk of a heart attack.
Novel Clinically Better Heart Pump, Safer for Patients: Study
New cardiac pump which is clinically superior and safer for patients reduces the risk of stroke, bleeding and near elimination of pump thrombosis.
Mental Health State Linked to Higher Death Rates for Prostate, Urological...
Pre-existing mental health state has a significant influence on prostate and urological cancers outcomes. A new study highlights the need for psychiatric care to be integrated...
Coffee Compounds May Inhibit Prostate Cancer Growth
Natural compounds present in Arabica coffee may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer, reveals a new study.