A recent study found that obese or severely obese patients have a 60% higher risk of chronic diarrhea vs those who are within a normal weight range.
Mark L. Fuerst
Eating just half a serving more a day of nuts can help ward off weight gain and lower the risk of obesity, according to a recent study.
Findings: a heart-healthy lifestyle reduces DM risk; 1 egg a day may protect against T2DM; and a new genetic risk score may improve DM diagnosis.
A new study models the impact of 4 key public health interventions on global HCV burden to see if WHO elimination targets are realistic.
A first-of-its-kind study found that among cirrhosis patients with and without HIV-coinfection, liver function improved >50% in each cohort.
Fanciful flavors added to e-cigarettes react with vaping solvents (eg, polypropylene glycol) to create compounds that may persist and harm.
Authors speculate that this alteration of smooth airway muscle may imprint a unique signature that could help lead to highly targeted new asthma therapies.
Authors of a new study found that lifestyle factors, not a major air pollutant, play a more significant role in women developing asthma COPD overlap syndrome.
When using inhaled corticosteroids for the treatment of asthma, COPD, and other airways disease, authors of a new study warn to proceed with caution.
A new study found that post-hip fracture, less than 5% of elderly patients were started on osteoporosis medication despite high risk for recurrent fracture.