All-cause mortality was reduced for those reporting the highest quartile of intake (versus never) for tuna , other baked or broiled fish , and dietary long-chain ω-3 PUFAs.
The patients who recovered from anorexia showed decreased response to reward, even when hungry.
The investigators also found that being overweight or obese boosts the chances of developing liver cancer.
A spike in hypertension-related death was seen in both genders and was most marked among those aged 45 to 64 years and those aged over 85 years.
Adding ledipasvir/sofosbuvir or sofosbuvir to amiodarone could cause symptomatic bradycardia, reported the FDA.
Patients who were prescribed at least two courses of four types of antibiotics -- penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones, and macrolides -- were more likely to develop diabetes.
The FDA has granted expanded the use of Eylea injection to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).
There was a 23% increase in the number of Medicaid-enrolled patients with newly identified diabetes in the 26 states and the D.C. that expanded Medicaid, compared with a 0.4% increase in the 24 states that did not expand Medicaid.
The findings of these two studies support a sharper focus on air pollution as a leading global health concern, according to an accompanying editorial.
To illustrate the lack of preparedness countries have to address a potential disease outbreak, Bill Gates and associates built an Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) simulation.