By Katie Eder, Managing Editor
Noting successful HIV/AIDS prevention efforts rely on early diagnosis, an analysis estimates that improved access to health insurance through the Affordable Care Act will increase the number of patients getting tested for HIV by nearly 500,000 over a 5-year period, though that impact would be amplified if all US states opted to expand Medicaid coverage.
By Julian Kaye, PhD
Although the mechanisms of disease severity for this form of asthma are not fully understood, progress has been made in identifying promising targets for new treatments.
By Frank J. Domino, MD
A proverb assessment modeling study compares the theoretical influence of a statin a day versus an apple a day on the primary prevention of vascular disease.
Three new studies suggest that a sizeable percentage of American soldiers suffer from some type of mental health issue, at rates higher than those seen in the general population. The studies were published online March 3 in JAMA Psychiatry.
By Jeannette Wick
Although less than 2.4% of end-stage renal disease patients are expected to experience renal recovery, a research team found sustained recovery occurs more often than previously believed.
The top U.S. internal medicine residency programs have been ranked by physicians and include Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and the University of California in San Francisco, according to an article published by U.S. News & World Report.
Low prepregnancy sex hormone-binding globulin concentrations correlate with increased risk of gestational diabetes mellitus, according to a study published online Feb. 21 in Diabetes Care.
The adenosine A2A receptor agonist polydeoxyribonucleotide facilitates healing of diabetic foot ulcers in patients with diabetes, according to a study published online Jan. 31 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
The prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is about 1 percent, with 2.7 million US residents estimated as having chronic HCV infection, according to a study published in the March 4 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.