UK site will produce billions of genetically modified mosquitoes

September 23, 2017
A British company plans to build a centralized facility with the capacity to produce one billion genetically modified mosquito eggs every week…
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Viral hepatitis causes more deaths than HIV, malaria, TB

September 22, 2017
Despite recent advances in hepatitis C treatment and the availability of hepatitis vaccinations, deaths attributable to viral hepatitis have exceeded…
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Routine rapid HCV testing cost-effective in younger generations

September 22, 2017
Routine rapid testing for hepatitis C virus infection among adolescents and young adults was cost-effective when implemented in communities with a…
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Strategies needed to engage younger women with National Diabetes Prevention Program

September 22, 2017
Women aged 39 years or younger with prediabetes or past gestational diabetes are half as likely to enroll in a National Diabetes Prevention Program…
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Carbohydrate consumption timing affects glucose, insulin excursions

September 22, 2017
Adults with type 2 diabetes who consumed carbohydrates last during their meals had lower glucose peaks and insulin excursions and higher GLP-1…
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Anti-osteoporosis prescription prevalence steadily decreasing in Spain

September 22, 2017
Utilization of anti-osteoporosis therapies increased by 41% from 2001 to 2006 before steadily declining by 63% during the next 7 years, according to…
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Kidney disease ‘virtually universal’ at long durations of type 1 diabetes

September 22, 2017
Patients with type 1 diabetes duration of 50 years are more likely than not to experience some form of kidney disease, and although incidence of…
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Children with asthma often prescribed unnecessary antibiotics

September 22, 2017
Health care providers in at least two European countries are often prescribing unnecessary antibiotics for children with asthma, according to…
FDA News

FDA finalizes guidelines on interoperable devices

September 21, 2017
The FDA recently issued final guidelines outlining its nonbinding recommendations for safe and secure interactions among medical devices and other…

Murder trial begins for pharmacist charged in meningitis outbreak

September 21, 2017
The trial of a pharmacist charged with second-degree murder in a 2012 nationwide outbreak of meningitis has begun. Glenn A. Chin, former…
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Rates of hip fracture, subsequent 1-year mortality differ by race

September 21, 2017
The incidence of hip fracture is highest among white men and lowest among Asian men, with Asian men also experiencing lower 1-year mortality risk…
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Maternal TPOAb positivity tied to metabolic syndrome in offspring

September 21, 2017
Children whose mothers are positive for thyroid peroxidase antibodies are more likely to have metabolic syndrome, greater waist circumference and…
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Abdominal obesity with diabetes doubles risk for cognitive impairment

September 21, 2017
Among older Chinese adults with abdominal obesity, having type 2 diabetes more than doubled the risk for developing cognitive impairment, although…
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Weight management, diet support needed in adults with type 2 diabetes, intellectual disabilities

September 21, 2017
Adults with non-insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes and intellectual disabilities are more likely to have obesity and report low levels of physical…
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Better patient-provider communication may improve PrEP access for MSM

September 21, 2017
Men who have sex with men reported that barriers to establishing nonjudgmental relationships with primary care providers limited their access to…

More Democrats than Republicans OK with how media covers science

September 20, 2017
More Democrats than Republicans think the news media does a good job of covering science, according to the results of a new study. The Pew Research…
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India avoids 1 million child deaths, reduces infectious disease mortality

September 20, 2017
India has averted roughly a million deaths of children aged younger than 5 years since 2005 — a milestone reached partly through large…
Perspective

WHO: ‘Serious lack’ of antibiotics in development to address resistance

September 19, 2017
In a new report, WHO warned of a “serious lack” of new antibiotics in development to address the growing threat of antimicrobial…

Lefamulin effective against bacterial pneumonia in phase 3 trial

September 19, 2017
Lefamulin, a novel antibiotic being developed by Nabriva Therapeutics, was effective in a global phase 3 trial investigating its use in patients with…
Meeting News

Swine flu may double risk for type 1 diabetes

September 19, 2017
Norwegians aged 30 years or younger infected with the H1N1 influenza virus during the pandemic were twice as likely to develop type 1 diabetes vs…
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