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Vitamin D Supplementation Linked to Reduction in Autoimmune Disease

Jan 28, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplementation, with or without omega-3 fatty acid supplementation, is associated with a significant reduction in the incidence of autoimmune dis...

More Steps Per Day May Cut Risk for Incident Diabetes in Seniors

Jan 28, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More steps per day are associated with a reduced risk for incident diabetes in older adults, with a stronger association seen for moderate- to vigorous-inte...

From the Obesity Medicine Association - The Alarming Link Between Screen Time & Pediatric Obesity

Jan 26, 2022

It’s nearly impossible to avoid screen time these days; between smartphones, TVs, computers, and tablets, almost everyone’s daily routine revolves around time spent on screens. That includes child...

Black Patients More Likely to Have Negative Descriptors in Notes

Jan 25, 2022

MONDAY, Jan. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients are more likely than White patients to have at least one negative descriptor in the history and physical notes of their electronic health recor...

Bone and cartilage condition in experimental osteoarthritis and hypothyroidism.

Jan 24, 2022

Aim To investigate changes in bone and cartilage tissue during the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and paracetamol in experimental osteoarthritis and hypothyroidism by the markers CTX-I a...

Subcutaneous transplantation of human thyroid tissue into a pre-vascularized Cell Pouch™ device in a Mus musculus model: Evidence of viability and function for thyroid transplantation.

Jan 24, 2022

This study aimed to investigate the survival and efficacy indicators of human thyroid tissue transplantation into a retrievable, prevascularized implanted Sernova Corp Cell Pouch™ (CP) device. ...

ELAV-like RNA binding protein 1 regulates osteogenesis in diabetic osteoporosis: Involvement of divalent metal transporter 1.

Jan 24, 2022

Diabetic osteoporosis (DOP) is a complication of diabetes mellitus (DM) and occurs due to alterations in bone metabolism under hyperglycemic condition. ELAV-like RNA binding protein 1 (ELAVL1) is abno...

Postoperative and Intraoperative Cement Augmentation for Spinal Fusion.

Jan 24, 2022

Retrospective case-control study OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to review the outcomes of patients undergoing prophylactic CA of pedicle screws and adjacent levels in patients undergoing sp...

Relationship of Inflammatory Markers and Metabolic Syndrome in Postmenopausal Women.

Jan 24, 2022

The increased deposition of visceral fat in the postmenopause period increases the production of inflammatory cytokines and the release of tumor necrosis factor- α (TNF-α), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and...

Carving the senescent phenotype by the chemical reactivity of catecholamines: An integrative review.

Jan 24, 2022

Macromolecules damaged by covalent modifications produced by chemically reactive metabolites accumulate in the slowly renewable components of living bodies and compromise their functions. Among such m...

CD200S-positive granulated lymphoid cells in endometrium appear to be CD56-positive uterine NK cells.

Jan 24, 2022

The eutopic secretory phase endometrium in endometriosis overproduces and releases a soluble immunosuppressive CD200 molecule (CD200L) and is populated by stromal cells that contain a truncated CD200 ...

Non-PCOS Hyperandrogenic Disorders in Adolescents.

Jan 24, 2022

Hyperandrogenism-clinical features resulting from increased androgen production and/or action-is not uncommon in peripubertal girls. Hyperandrogenism affects 3 to 20% of adolescent girls and often is ...

Biosimilars Could Cut Spending for Biologic Therapy in the U.S.

Jan 21, 2022

FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Biosimilar drugs could drive down prices for biologic drugs and generate savings of about $38.4 billion between 2021 and 2025, according to a study published ...

Closed-Loop System Improves Glycemic Control in Young Children With T1DM

Jan 21, 2022

FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with sensor-augmented pump therapy, a hybrid closed-loop system improves glycemic control in young children with type 1 diabetes, according to a stud...

Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease Largely Unchanged From 2011 to 2018

Jan 21, 2022

FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) remained largely unchanged in the United States from 2011 to 2018, according to a research letter published onl...

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes

Jan 20, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women with, versus without, a history of breast cancer have a higher incidence of hypertension and diabetes up to 10 years following diagnosis, according to...

Long-Term Medication Usage After Bariatric Surgeries Compared

Jan 18, 2022

TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have gastric bypass may be slightly more likely to remain free of obesity-related medications versus those undergoing sleeve gastrectomy, accord...

Semaglutide Bests Liraglutide in STEP8 Trial

Jan 17, 2022

Semaglutide resulted in nearly double the weight loss in patients with obesity without T2D The latest results from the ongoing Semaglutide Treatment Effect in People With Obesity (STEP) trials are in...

Elevated basal serum tryptase: disease distribution and variability in a regional health system.

Jan 17, 2022

Hereditary-alpha tryptasemia (HαT) is the most common etiology for elevated basal serum tryptase (BST). However, the utility of tryptase genotyping of individuals with elevated BST in general clinica...

Mycoplasma synoviae dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase is an immunogenic fibronectin/plasminogen binding protein and a putative adhesin.

Jan 17, 2022

Mycoplasma synoviae (M. synoviae) is an important avian pathogen that causes arthritis and airsacculitis in young chickens and turkeys. Infection by M. synoviae results in considerable economic losses...