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.
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.
Compared with vaginal delivery, cesarean section delivery is associated with increased offspring body mass index and increased odds of overweight and obesity, according to research published online Feb. 26 in PLOS ONE.
Nearly one in five eligible patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome do not receive American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association class I guideline-recommended angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker therapy, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
By Jeannette Wick
Despite ridicule and derision from their peers, many legitimate biomedical scientists have pursued drugs, treatments, and interventions to restore youth, extend life, or both.
Postmenopausal women are at higher risk of developing diabetes if they have both a hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy, according to a study published in the March issue of Diabetes Care.
In patients with statin-related myalgia, single-patient randomized trials of statin and placebo can determine whether the myalgia is actually due to the statin, according to a small study published in the March 4 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.