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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IOM committee proposes name change to 'systemic exertion intolerance disease'.
Each decrease of 10 mm mercury (Hg) in systolic blood pressure reading reduced the risk of early death by 13%.
The higher the exposure to mercury, the higher the level of autoantibodies, found the researchers.
The Yorkville Endoscopy clinic has been found deficient by the CMS and has been prohibited from receiving Medicare or Medicaid funds unless it complies with mandated changes by early March.
There was a nearly identical increase in STIs among girls who received the HPV vaccine and girls who did not.
Daclatasvir plus sofosbuvir demonstrated a sustained virological response in 98% of patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C infection.
Weight, body fat levels, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure all improved in the children who took part in the residential program.
Thirteen patients with SVR died, resulting in a cumulative 10-year overall survival of 91.1% , which did not different significantly from the aged- and sex-matched general population.
Prolonged illness in infected Americans costs up to 1.3 billion a year in treatments
Variants in the KLF4 gene most strongly linked to estrogen receptor-positive disease.
But 'duodenal switch' procedure also linked to more complications.
Menstrual abnormalities, endometriosis, pelvic pain also associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.
The Go Red For Women campaign has helped significantly decrease heart disease in women since its inception 12 years ago.
The initial site of articular inflammation is where the Achilles tendon attaches to the bone.
Health officials don't know if infections are related to outbreak tied to Disney parks in California.
Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes.
Blacks account for 45% of CDC-funded HIV testing events, and make up 54.9% of newly positive.
The greater the number and severity of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, the greater a patient's risk of type 2 diabetes.
Reports that suggest high rates of serologic false positives and low levels of viremia have contributed to uncertainty regarding the burden of active hepatitis C infection.
More education is needed to increase influenza vaccination rates among nursing home workers.
Nearly 87 million women face an unplanned pregnancy due to the underuse of contraception each year,.
The FDA has approved Cohera Medical's TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive, the first tissue adhesive for internal use.
Only 14.6% of patients surveyed who discussed their asthma and work with a health-care professional.
A collaboration is encouraging psychiatry and public health to recognize the relationships between diet and mental health.
The long-term safety profile of continuous fumaric acid esters treatment is favorable.
When adjusted for body mass index, the association between Mediterranean diet adherence and left ventricular mass weakened, but remained statistically significant.
The FDA has approved empagliflozin/linagliptin tablets as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes when both empagliflozin and linagliptin are appropriate treatments.
The spike in measles cases stemmed from an outbreak at Disney theme parks in December 2014.
Patients taking Vyvanse experienced a decrease in the number of binge eating days per week.
The causative link between chronic tonsillitis and psoriasis have been mostly speculative based on translational association studies.
Associations with asthma morbidity were very similar to those with prevalent asthma.
Reducing the intake of added sugars may help reduce diabetes-related morbidity, researchers suggest.
Combination radiation and hormone therapy is more effective than hormone therapy alone for the treatment of prostate cancer.
A patient's gender does not affect the efficacy of statin therapy for major vascular events.
Patients with headaches should be counseled about making lifestyle changes before being referred to specialists.
In overweight adults, a low-glycemic diet did not improve insulin sensitivity, lipid levels, or blood pressure.
Women's risk for heart attack can be significantly lowered through six healthy lifestyle practices.
Depression and other behavioral changes may precede Alzheimer disease and dementia.
Many older adults with diabetes and comorbid medical problems may be over treated.
Spending a long time during the day sitting increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and death.
When it came to political ideologies, 30% of conservatives and moderates died compared with 25% of liberals.
Although patients skimped on prescription drugs because of financial concerns at every age, patients aged 64 years or younger were more likely to do so.
Full implementation of the new hypertension guidelines would reduce deaths and treatment costs for patients aged 45 to 74 years with cardiovascular disease.
Nitric oxide levels were greater in the blueberry powder group compared with baseline levels, while no changes were observed in the control group.
A new oral therapy that combines a probiotic and peanut protein appears to be a successful immunotherapy for peanut allergy.
Patients with chronic insomnia who took longer than 14 minutes to fall asleep had a 300% higher risk of hypertension.
Intensive lifestyle modifications were associated with a decrease in atherosclerotic burden in both coronary and carotid vasculature systems.
A survey of Massachusetts residents concluded overwhelming public support for more transparency from providers and hospitals.
The FDA has approved esomeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsules, the first generic version of AstraZeneca's Nexium.
Changes in the 2015 childhood and adolescent immunization schedule include column changes to reflect the availability of influenza vaccines.
Perindopril arginine and amlodipine besylate may be used as initial therapy if a patient is likely to need multiple drugs to achieve their blood pressure goals.
After vaccination, 62% to 88% of patients treated with the vaccine had antibodies in their blood that killed three different N. meningitidis serogroup B strains.
Almost half of American girls receive the HPV vaccine after the recommended age.
Only children whose mothers had high levels of meat-related omega-6 fatty acids but low levels of omega-3s from fish oil had associated developmental damage.
High-voltage e-cigarettes released enough formaldehyde-containing compounds to increase a patient's lifetime risk of cancer five to 15 times higher than the risk caused by long-term smoking.
The largest declines in mortality were in those born at 23 or 24 weeks of gestation.
There were 644 new measles cases in 27 states in 2014, according to the CDC.
A majority of patients with diabetes are worried about experiencing hypoglycemia, with many being uncertain about how to manage the condition.
Secukinumab has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.
Eisai has launched a new savings card for lorcaserin (Belviq) to increase the affordability and accessibility of the weight-loss drug.