By Jeannette Wick
A retrospective analysis of the association between cancer and diabetes found that patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are more than 30% more likely to develop cancer than their counterparts who do not have T2DM.
Individuals infected with a recombinant strain of HIV have a higher risk of developing and dying of AIDS, and developing and dying from AIDS sooner than individuals infected with either parent strain.
Global health disparities could be reduced considerably by 2035 using an investment framework, according to a report published Dec. 3 in The Lancet.
Higher body mass index (BMI) and larger waist circumference are positively associated, and physical activity is inversely associated, with the risk of self-reported hearing loss.
Introduction of a universal varicella vaccine program for US children in 1996 has not correlated with a significant increase in herpes zoster incidence in older US adults.
Even metabolically healthy obese are at increased risk of all-cause mortality and/or cardiovascular events, according to a review published in the Dec. 3 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Increases in the primary cesarean delivery rate appear to be driven by changes in rates of attempted labor as well as changes in rates of labor success.