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Surfers more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria in gut

January 16, 2018
Recent data showed that regular surfers and bodyboarders were nearly three times more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli
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New gene mutation likely behind diabetes, insulin-producing tumors

January 16, 2018
Researchers have identified a missense mutation in a gene responsible for the regulation of insulin secretion that is likely associated with two…
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Nearly 25% of patients maintain diabetes control 5 years after obesity surgery

January 16, 2018
Among adults prescribed intensive lifestyle and medical management for obesity, those who also underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery were more…
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Lactation duration tied to diabetes risk

January 16, 2018
Women who breast-feed may have a lower risk for diabetes compared with those who never breast-fed, with the lowest risk among those with a lactation…
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Despite benefits, risks remain after bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery had increased risks for depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and treatment with opioid drugs…

Passenger with measles may have exposed others at O’Hare airport

January 16, 2018
A passenger with an active case of measles may have exposed others to the highly contagious disease at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago…
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Small risk for suicide, nonfatal self-harm follows bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery have a small but significantly increased risk for attempting or committing suicide in the years…
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Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation safe in patients with HIV

January 16, 2018
An analysis of hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients in the United States over a 14-year period showed that patients with HIV do not have an…

Melinta Therapeutics fully acquires The Medicines Company’s ID portfolio

January 15, 2018
Melinta Therapeutics recently announced that it has fully acquired The Medicines Company’s infectious disease portfolio, making it the…

New Jersey warns airport passengers of possible measles exposure

January 15, 2018
New Jersey warned passengers who traveled through Newark Liberty International Airport this month that they may have been exposed to measles. The New…
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Despite increased intervention, pregnancy complications persist in women with diabetes

January 15, 2018
Pregnant women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are more likely to experience complications at delivery vs. women without diabetes, including markedly…
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Halving HIV incidence in US requires ‘ambitious’ goals, researchers say

January 15, 2018
To cut HIV incidence in half by 2025, treatment programs need to retain at least 95% of patients each year and re-engage people living with HIV…
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Speech recognition for insulin bolus calculator improves postprandial glycemia

January 15, 2018
Patients with type 1 diabetes on insulin pump therapy who used an automatic bolus calculator designed to recognize voice descriptions of meals were…
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Technology may treat fluid overload in congestive HF

January 15, 2018
A technology designed to prevent contrast-induced acute kidney injury demonstrated an ability to manage fluids during diuretic therapy in patients…
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ESC risk model reduces ICD use in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

January 15, 2018
High-risk patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy would not have been protected from sudden death through the recommendation of an implantable…
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Metformin improves menstrual cycles in PCOS

January 15, 2018
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome treated with metformin for 24 months experienced more regular menstrual cycles and improvements in most profiles…
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Change in risk score strong predictor of stroke in AF

January 15, 2018
Change in a stroke risk score used in patients with atrial fibrillation was a better predictor of stroke than baseline risk score, according to…
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Iodine deficiency may lead to pregnancy delays

January 15, 2018
Women attempting pregnancy may experience difficulty or delays in conceiving when they have moderate or severe iodine deficiency, according to…
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HIV does not increase aging-related brain changes in patients on ART

January 15, 2018
Researchers said they found no evidence that HIV accelerates aging-related brain changes over a 2-year period in middle-aged patients on successful…

Physicians commonly prescribe risky antibiotics for UTIs during early pregnancy

January 14, 2018
Despite warnings, physicians commonly prescribe risky antibiotics for urinary tract infections to women during early pregnancy, according to a new…
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