Infertility in Men Tied to Heart Disease, Chronic Conditions Infertility in Men Tied to Heart Disease, Chronic Conditions

Compared with men with vasectomies or receiving fertility tests, those with infertility had increased risks for heart disease, diabetes, substance abuse, liver disease, and renal disease. Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Nephrology Headlines - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

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Physical activity could lower the high rate of death associated with frailty in older people, according to a study conducted in Spain.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: The CSPMP provided little benefit to improving substance abuse detection when compared with the clinical interview and UDS results. This is attributed to the comprehensive evaluation done during the intake. PMID: 30332337 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
A Medscape poll found physicians were more likely than nurses to say that lifestyle was the underlying cause of obesity. Diet change was the top recommendation all providers gave to patients who were obese.Medscape Medical News
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Authors: Okopień B, Bułdak Ł, Bołdys A Abstract INTRODUCTION: The need to reduce residual cardiovascular risk led to the development of novel therapeutic strategies to improve patients' outcomes. The residual risk in people with atherogenic dyslipidemia, despite LDL reduction obtained mainly by statins, remains high. Fibrates in those patients lead to significant clinical improvements. Those include reduction in the progression of atherosclerosis, which translates into decrease in cardiovascular events and improvements in microvascular diabetic complications. Furthermore there are other clinical and biochemical...
Source: Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol Source Type: research
(CBS News) — As American workers approach this year’s open-enrollment season for employer-sponsored health care plans, they can expect the same bad news they’ve been hearing for years: Workers are once again getting hit with more of the costs of their coverage in the form of higher premiums and higher deductibles. Annual family premiums rose 5 percent to an average of $19,616, the eighth year of increases, according to the 2018 Kaiser Family Foundation Health Benefits Survey released earlier this month. On average, workers contribute $5,547 of the cost of family coverage. Premiums for singles increased 3 ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Consumer Health News Health Care Local TV Source Type: news
Researchers are recruiting 10,000 volunteers to discover the earliest warning signs of cancer, heart disease and other killers.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Research Anxiety and Stress Cancer Heart Wearable Computing Medicine and Health Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2018Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Hai-na Zhang, Qiao-qiao Xu, Abhimanyu Thakur, Martin Omondi Alfred, Manas Chakraborty, Arunima Ghosh, Xu-ben YuAbstractThe vascular endothelium acts as a barrier between the blood flow and the inner lining of the vessel wall, and it functions as a filtering machinery to filter out any unwanted transfer of materials from both sides (i.e. the blood and the surrounding tissues). It is evident that diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and hypertension disturb the normal endothelial functions in humans and lead to endothelial dysfunction, which may...
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2018Source: Advances in Biological RegulationAuthor(s): Stephen L. Abrams, Matilde Y. Follo, Linda S. Steelman, Kvin Lertpiriyapong, Lucio Cocco, Stefano Ratti, Alberto M. Martelli, Saverio Candido, Massimo Libra, Ramiro M. Murata, Pedro L. Rosalen, Giuseppe Montalto, Melchiorre Cervello, Agnieszka Gizak, Dariusz Rakus, Weifeng Mao, Paolo Lombardi, James A. McCubreyAbstractBerberine (BBR) is a common nutraceutical consumed by millions worldwide. BBR has many different effects on human health, e.g., diabetes, diarrhea, inflammation and now more recently it has been proposed to h...
Source: Advances in Biological Regulation - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Authors: Hassan A, Jaffe R, Rubinshtein R, Karkabi B, Halon DA, Flugelman MY, Zafrir B Abstract BACKGROUND: Contemporary data on clinical profiles and long-term outcomes of young adults with coronary artery disease (CAD) are limited. OBJECTIVES: To determine the risk profile, presentation, and outcomes of young adults undergoing coronary angiography. METHODS: A retrospective analysis (2000-2017) of patients aged ≤ 35 years undergoing angiography for evaluation and/or treatment of CAD was conducted. RESULTS: Coronary angiography was performed in 108 patients (88% males): 67 acute coronary syndrome (AC...
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2018Source: Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: BiologyAuthor(s): Yueyue Wu, Xinmei Huang, Min Yang, Jiong Xu, Zaoping Chen, Zhiyan Yu, Jun LiuAbstractThe current investigation was performed for the detailed analysis of protective effect of biofabricate berberine coated nano‑silver ameliorate (BBR-AgNPs) on acetaminophen (APAP) induced hepato-renal damages in diabetic rats by blood biochemistry, tissue biochemistry, histopathological and immunohistochemical analysis. The spherical shaped BBR-AgNPs were synthesized by the Biofabrication technique and its physico-chem...
Source: Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research
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