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.
After one year, the children as a whole showed improvements in hyperactivity, impulsivity, inattention, and social skills.
Significantly fewer ED visits or hospitalizations for asthma exacerbation occurred within 12 months after bariatric surgery.
Overall, women with longer average sleep duration reported better genital arousal than women with shorter average sleep length.
At both the completion of the project and three months afterward, hand hygiene compliance rates improved.
Both bariatric surgery and intensive weight management yielded similar improvements in HbA1c, weight loss and quality of life.
Only two states, New Jersey and Massachusetts, have ruled on patients' rights in a non-compete situation thus far.
Raised risk for increased baseline BMI, most recent BMI, and weight gain after gestational diabetes
For every 30 minutes of lost weekday sleep, the risk of obesity and insulin resistance increased substantially.
Correlation mainly explained by adverse prenatal and perinatal outcomes; multiple births, according to researchers.
Providers may have not made changes to treatment strategies due to the high effectiveness of biologics in most visits.
The mean interval in waist-circumference change in patients who drank diet soda was triple that compared with patients who did not drink diet soda.
Within a low-risk population, clinicians should focus on strategies for treating modifiable risk factors and encouraging healthy levels of exercise.
In a group of 1,000 obese women, 274 will be diagnosed with a body weight-linked cancer in their lifetime, compared with 194 women diagnosed in a group of 1,000 healthy weight women.
There was a significant deterioration in reading span and a decrease in correct responses with hypoglycemia.
Supporters of the bill believe it will reduce medical malpractice insurance rates, keep doctors from fleeing the state, and reduce incentives for frivolous lawsuits.
The proposed model has been presented to the World Health Organization groups in charge of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) revision.
The enalapril-folic acid group had reduced risk of first ischemic stroke and composite cardiovascular events consisting of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke.
An additional 1,700 primary-care residency slots will be necessary by 2035 based on current production.
Raising the legal age would save thousands of lives and lower the number of smokers, according to an Institute of Medicine report.
Testing Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes is the first step, experts said.
Half of the nurses surveyed reported personally witnessing a medical error due to lack of device coordination.
Survey results indicate that more people feel positively toward childhood vaccination in the wake of the measles outbreak.
Improvements in pain, stiffness, physical function, and in knee joint space width were found with long-term NSAID use in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Coronary heart disease coupled with depression and stress significantly increases the risk for heart attack and death.
Animal research suggesting that melatonin affects reproductive and endocrine health raises questions about its safety in children with sleep disorders.
Limited evidence and a lack of quality control for manufacturing practices cast doubt on the use of herbal medicines for gastrointestinal conditions.
Postal, computer reminders equally increase adherence to quality-assurance program.
Increase in proportion of PPIs discontinued at hospital discharge after intervention implementation.
And older antidepressants in pregnancy showed similarly increased odds.
New drug targets cell walls of the fungi and is available in oral and intravenous formulations.
Reduced risk of death, heart disease, stroke observed in patients with moderate to severe depression who were treated with antidepressants.
Odds of hearing loss up for HAART-naive patients, and those receiving first- or second-line HAART
People who followed the Mediterranean diet closely were 47% less likely to develop disease.
Hepatitis E vaccine offers nearly five years of protection. Long-term efficacy still needs to be assessed.
App notifies health care providers of new and resolved shortages, product discontinuation, and can be used to report shortages.
Survivors who took large daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function.
Adults with eczema had $371 to $489 higher out-of-pocket costs per person-year compared with those without the disease.
Eaten regularly, fried foods might boost heart failure risk as much as 68%.
The coexistence of psoriasis with lupus erythematosus is rare and often presents a therapeutic challenge.
Receiving advice from a healthcare provider to reduce sodium intake linked with action.
Although heroin deaths are increasing, lethal overdose from prescription narcotics has remained stable.
Barriers to use include time-consuming nature of information retrieval, lack of intuitive format for data.
Educational intervention improves patient outcomes after discharge from hospital.
Heavy use of acetaminophen is associated with kidney disease and bleeding in the digestive tract.
About half of the children enrolled in the study had elevated blood pressure or dyslipidemia, and 14% had diabetes.
Not recommended as first-line treatment for patients inadequately controlled on diet and exercise.
Research findings suggest the link between dementia risk and anticholinergic medications may persist and may not be reversible years after people stop taking these drugs.
Screening children for five height- and weight-related differences in growth could be an effective means of spotting those with celiac disease.
While most providers believe that veering from the recommended vaccine schedule is risky, they often agree to parents' wishes.
Evidence of immune system changes were only found in first three years of disease.
Symptoms and laboratory parameters of allergic disease exhibit prominent circadian variations, with symptoms worsening overnight or early in the morning.
Women who used hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for five years were approximately 40% more likely to develop ovarian cancer than were women who had never been on HRT.
Patients who regularly drank at least four cups of coffee a day were one-third less likely to have MS, compared with people who avoided coffee.
Adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with T2DM who are not adequately controlled on a regimen containing metformin or canagliflozin.
Current smokers had death rates that were nearly three times higher than in people who had never smoked.
Within one year of being discharged from the hospital for heart failure, 67.4% of patients enrolled in the study were readmitted to the hospital and 35.8% died.
Particularly in men, the risk of hip fracture was increased considerably with lower body mass index combined with abdominal obesity.
Participants who reported being long sleepers faced double the risk of stroke when compared to those who reported average sleep times.
Nearly three-quarters of the children studied had viral infections -- either alone or in combination with a bacterial infection.
The highest amount of whole grain intake, compared with the lowest amount of whole grain intake, was significantly associated with reduced risk for CHD.
Pulmonary tuberculosis smear-positive for acid-fast bacilli was confirmed in all case patients.
Estimates suggests that primary-care providers can expect about 70 additional visits a year per year, or slightly more than one visit a week.
Patients who are resistant to aspirin may be at risk for larger, more severe strokes.
The high sustained virologic response rates in these studies suggest that future barriers to unnecessary HCV-related deaths may be related to health-care system failures.
Centralized notification system might be more effective than messages from health care provider offices.
Wearable device appears to 'educate' cells not to react to the food allergen.
Investigators looked to see if tort reform positively influenced the number of clinicians and decreased health-care costs overall.
Two pathways of child growth that were associated with the development of T2D, found the researchers.
Packaged food should not have enough of the peanut-contaminated cumin to trigger an allergic reaction, but patients with peanut allergy should be careful just in case.
While the new Republican majority in Congress has vowed to repeal or rework the law, President Barack Obama has said he would veto any such efforts.
A statistically significant increase in death rates from hypothermia occurred between 2003 and 2013.
The greatest improvements in diet quality were in high-income nations, with increases in the amount of healthy foods people ate and slight decreases in their intake of unhealthy foods.
Compared with women who didn't receive the information, women in the intervention group had less favorable opinions about screening.
The predicted risk of heart attack or death increased 1% for every 25 to 30 minutes that a patient was sedentary.
The risk of back pain was highest between 7 a.m. and noon.
The majority of patients who have gotten the measles in the current outbreak were unvaccinated.
In 2012, the ADA and the EASD published a position statement on the management of hyperglycemia in patients with T2DM. In January, 2015, the ADA and EASD issued an update to the original 2012 statement.
The average weight loss after a year was about 6 pounds for the AHA dieters and 4.6 pounds for the high-fiber followers, but all of the participants experienced lower blood pressure and reduced blood glucose levels.
Moderate exercise was defined as being active enough to cause sweating or increased heart rate, and included walking, gardening, and cycling.
F. Necrophorum bacteria was found in 20.5% of patients with sore throat symptoms and about 9% in those without sore throats.
Compared with the weight-gain group, the incidence of diabetes was significantly lower in the highest quartile weight-loss group.
The bill is the latest in a series of attempts to establish an administrative system to handle medical malpractice cases.
Gas, dust, and fume exposure correlated with a doubled risk of sensitization to mites, but not other allergens.
Those who consumed high-acid diets appeared to face triple the risk of kidney failure compared with those who consumed low-acid diets.
T/S ratio was greater in descending order in nonsmokers, compared with passive smokers, than in active smokers.
About 17% of the deaths in smokers were due to diseases that were not established by caused by smoking by the Surgeon General.
Dehydration in stroke can lead to hemoconcentration and vascular sludging.
Forced exercise was particularly effective in improving motor function and quality of life.
Within six months after the onset of diabetes, the risk of psychiatric morbidity increased three-fold in children with type 1 diabetes compared with the general population.
Human breast milk can improve infant atopic eczema with the same results as 1% hydrocortisone ointment, according to researchers.
The new recommended levels could have a particularly negative effect on Hispanics and non-Hispanic blacks.
Researchers recommend monitoring vitamin D levels in patients with high vascular risk burden.