Poverty Harms Patients With Diabetes, Fatty Liver
3 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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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Vitamin startup focuses on possible drug interactions as differentiator
While many personalized nutrition companies offer multivitamins as a core product, startup Vitamin Packs said its algorithm incorporating detailed drug-supplement interactions...
Interactive map reveals millions of people aren't eating enough calcium
Nepal in Asia was found to be the worst offender - having an intake of calcium seven times lower than the amount in Iceland, according to The International Osteoporosis Foundation.
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Core strength, bore strength. Powering up my midsection sounded good when I scrolled through Instagram, but I'd been putting it off in favor of long runs - and, let's be...
Englishman cured of 'world's worst' case of super-gonorrhoea
In the first recorded case worldwide, the unidentified man caught a version of the STI that was resistant to two crucial drugs. Public Health England revealed today he has been...
Low Testosterone Levels Linked to Increased Risk Of Long-Term Disease
Low Testosterone Levels Could Put You At Increased Risk Of Long-Term Diseases, finds a new study.
New Effective Way to Deliver Anti-Cancer Drugs
A new drug delivery method has been developed using nanotubes, which is found to be effective in delivering anti-cancer drugs by reducing the side effects in cancer patients.
How a good diet can cure your acne: Doctor reveals which foods to avoid
From hormones to genetics to your skincare regime, adult acne can be triggered by many factors. New research shows this can include what you eat.
What's New in Breast Cancer Brain Metastases Treatment
By using immune system, researchers are finding ways to improve treatment for patients with breast cancer brain metastases.
Dementia patients are nearly 20% more likely to be prescribed 'inappropriate...
Researchers from the University of Sydney found dementia patients are 17 per cent more likely to be prescribed unnecessary medications for conditions such as insomnia, pain and...
Hope for the middle-aged who suffer from hand tremors
Researchers from the University of Kansas found that when worn twice a day for a month, the device reduces tremor severity by 89.5 percent. Wearing it just once reduces tremors...