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Fetal death, stillbirth up with higher maternal BMI

Overweight and obese women have an increased risk for poor birth outcomes compared with normal-weight women.

No evidence for long-term opioids in low back pain

Opioids may provide some short-term relief for low back pain, but evidence on long-term outcomes lacking.

Fewer type 2 diabetes cases go undiagnosed

Prevalence higher and glycemic control poorer in non-Hispanic blacks and Mexican-Americans, but lower percentage of type 2 diabetes cases left undiagnosed overall.

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Fetal death, stillbirth up with higher maternal BMI

Fetal death, stillbirth up with higher maternal BMI

Overweight and obese women have an increased risk for poor birth outcomes compared with normal-weight women.

No evidence for long-term opioids in low back pain

No evidence for long-term opioids in low back pain

Opioids may provide some short-term relief for low back pain, but evidence on long-term outcomes lacking.

Novel therapy effective for plaque psoriasis

Novel therapy effective for plaque psoriasis

Guselkumab is an investigational human monoclonal antibody directed specifically against IL-23.

Fewer type 2 diabetes cases go undiagnosed

Fewer type 2 diabetes cases go undiagnosed

Prevalence higher and glycemic control poorer in non-Hispanic blacks and Mexican-Americans, but lower percentage of type 2 diabetes cases left undiagnosed overall.

Second oral tablet approved for grass allergies

Second oral tablet approved for grass allergies

Merck's Grastek becomes the second sublingual treatment for grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis with or without conjunctivitis.

FDA approves weekly GLP-1 agonist for type 2 diabetes

FDA approves weekly GLP-1 agonist for type 2 diabetes

The drug is indicated for improving glycemic control along with diet and exercise.

An overview of phototherapy for psoriasis

An overview of phototherapy for psoriasis

Understanding the treatment options and related side effects of UV therapy can guide the right therapeutic choice for patients with psoriasis.

Intensive insulin lowers glycemic variability in early diabetes

Intensive insulin lowers glycemic variability in early diabetes

Change in beta-cell function with intensive insulin therapy linked to reduction in glucose variability.

Chinese herb improves RA symptoms

Chinese herb improves RA symptoms

Extracts of herbal Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F just as effective as methotrexate for treating rheumatoid arthritis.

NSAID, anticoagulant tx ups VTE bleeding risk

NSAID, anticoagulant tx ups VTE bleeding risk

Concomitant treatment increases clinically relevant, major bleeding events in patients with venous thromboembolism.

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