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Global syphilis prevalence declines over 3 decades

November 17, 2017
A new database of syphilis prevalence in the adult general population showed an overall decrease in every WHO region since 1990, according to…

HSS highlights recent progress against antibiotic resistance

November 17, 2017
As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, HHS has released a progress report summarizing achievements made during the first 2 years of implementing…
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Heart failure strongest predictor of poor survival in type 2 diabetes

November 17, 2017
Older adults with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for death from cardiovascular complications, with the strongest associations found between…
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Glycemic control, drug regimen interaction influence mortality risk in type 2 diabetes

November 17, 2017
Adults with type 2 diabetes who achieve low HbA1c targets may have an increased risk for death, particularly when treated with regimens associated…
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Childhood abuse, parental mental illness raise risk for type 2 diabetes in adulthood

November 17, 2017
Childhood trauma, including sexual, physical and verbal abuse, raises the risk for developing type 2 diabetes in adulthood by as much as 57%…
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Prenatal air pollution exposure linked to infant weight gain in girls

November 16, 2017
Increased cord blood levels of leptin and high-molecular-weight adiponectin are associated with greater prenatal exposure to traffic-related air…
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Late menopause may increase type 2 diabetes risk

November 16, 2017
Chinese women completing natural menopause at age 53 years or later have a 21% increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes vs. women completing…
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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals necessitate emphasis on iodine nutrition in breast-feeding mothers

November 16, 2017
Although breast-feeding women in the U.S. overall met WHO-recommended iodine levels for lactating women, environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate…
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DCCT: Intensive control may blunt only short-term CV effects of weight gain in type 1 diabetes

November 16, 2017
Adults with type 1 diabetes who gained excessive weight during a 6-year, intensive glycemic management regimen experienced a cardiovascular event…
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Meningococcal disease declines 70% in US

November 16, 2017
New surveillance data demonstrated a steady decline in the incidence of meningococcal disease over the past 2 decades in the United States…
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Neurological abnormalities common in patients with West Nile virus

November 15, 2017
BALTIMORE — Nearly half of patients with West Nile virus had neurological abnormalities in a recent study. A significant proportion of patients…
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Raw fish salad causes outbreak of group B Streptococcus in Singapore

November 15, 2017
A new report details the investigation into a large outbreak of group B Streptococcus in Singapore that was caused by a type of raw fish salad. The…
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Real-time CGM effective for identifying hypoglycemia in preterm infants

November 15, 2017
Real-time continuous glucose monitoring and the traditional intermittent arterial-line glucose monitoring method were comparable for identifying…
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Meta-analysis: TZD use neutral on breast cancer risk in women

November 15, 2017
Women with type 2 diabetes prescribed thiazolidinediones did not see an increased risk or benefit with respect to incident breast cancer, according…
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Weight-loss diet programs prevent premature mortality in adults with obesity

November 15, 2017
Adults with obesity who participated in weight-loss diet interventions had a lower risk for premature death compared with control groups, but…
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Peer, parental relationships influence outcomes for teens, young adults with type 1 diabetes

November 15, 2017
Adolescents and emerging adults with type 1 diabetes who report supportive peer and parental relationships are more likely to report less emotional…
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Long-term data do not support raltegravir as second-line HIV therapy

November 15, 2017
A second-line HIV regimen containing the integrase inhibitor raltegravir failed to meet its primary endpoint of noninferiority against standard…
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Genomics can help estimate risk for cholera epidemics

November 14, 2017
Genetic data from a half century worth of cholera isolates can help inform measures to control epidemics, researchers concluded in two recent…
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1-hour blood glucose level predicts type 2 diabetes development

November 14, 2017
Future type 2 diabetes and diabetes complications and mortality may be better predicted with elevated 1-hour blood glucose levels compared with…
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Group B Streptococcus estimated to cause nearly 150,000 stillbirths, infant deaths

November 14, 2017
BALTIMORE — Group B Streptococcus infection may cause almost 150,000 stillbirths and infant deaths each year globally, according to research…
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