Nearly 13 million U.S. adults had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2011, and 24 million adults had signs of impaired lung function.
In young women, dieting at a younger age predicts obesity, extreme weight control measures, and alcohol misuse.
Medicare should continue to support graduate medical education, contingent on value.
Incident strokes in the Medicare population aged ≥65 years decreased by approximately 40% over the last two decades.
Sodium reduction has been encouraged in guidelines for diabetes care in many countries.
Combined simeprevir and sofosbuvir, and an all-oral therapy with daclatasvir plus asunaprevir showed sustained virological responses.
A study of immigrant patients in Canada suggests that language barriers don't impact the risk for diabetes complications in non-native patients.
Women using barrier contraception and those using no contraception were at lower risk compared with those using hormonal contraception.
Most patients undergoing cardiac surgery have conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and atrial fibrillation.
Each 1-kg/m2 increase in maternal BMI was associated with a 2% to 3% increase in the odds of childhood asthma.