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Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the June 27, 2017 issue
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ConclusionsIn older adults with severe or very severe CKD, HbA1c, glycated albumin, and fructosamine were not highly correlated with fasting glucose. Our results suggest there may be no particular advantage of glycated albumin or fructosamine over HbA1c for monitoring glycemic control in CKD.
Source: Journal of Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: An effective foot-washing protocol should include specific instructions for patients to scrub between their toes at least 35 times in all 8 spaces while washing with soap. Appropriate advice is also needed for individuals who have difficulty reaching their feet with their hands. Education about appropriate foot-washing behavior may potentially prevent TP.
Source: Advances in Skin and Wound Care - Category: Dermatology Tags: Features: Case Report Source Type: research
Abstract Male breast cancer (MBC) accounts for 1% of all breast cancer. Adult obesity and tallness are risk factors for MBC, but the role of adolescent fatness is largely unknown. We aimed to assess the association between body mass index (BMI) in adolescence and the incidence of MBC in a large cohort of 16‐19 year‐old Israeli males. 1,382,093 Jewish Israeli males aged 16‐19 who underwent anthropometric measurements, a General Intelligence Test (GIT) and other examinations during 1967‐2011, were followed up to 31.12.2012 for MBC incidence. Cox proportional hazards models assessed the association between adolescent ...
Source: International Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Article Source Type: research
Date: Tuesday, 10 24, 2017; Speaker: Junfang Ji, Professor, Life Science Institute, Zhejiang University; Lei Zhao, Medical Director, Shandong Cancer Hospital/Shandong University; Building: Building 37; 6041/6107
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 20 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Information This test series requires login for attempting. You can login easily with your Facebook account (Use the CONNECT WITH icon on the upper part of right sidebar displaying t...
Source: Cardiophile MD - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: General Cardiology Source Type: blogs
Researchers have found a link between oral sex and smoking and an increased risk of a type head and neck cancer triggered by the human papillomavirus.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news
Hey, All -- if you've got questions about life with diabetes, then you've come to the right place! That would be our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois.Today, Wil is digging into a...
Source: Diabetes Mine - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: blogs
Abstract PURPOSE: While sleeping problems increase with advancing age, there are inherent differences in sleep between males and females. Previous studies have shown inconsistent results of the relationship between sleep duration and risk of injury from falling. While controlling various sociodemographic and health-related factors, national representative data were used in order to analyze the association between sleep duration and injury from falling among older adults. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The data were obtained from the Korean Community Health Survey of 2011. A total of 55654 individuals aged 65 years an...
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: We discovered a gender-specific association between snoring and HbA1c level in a healthy, community-dwelling population free of DM. PMID: 29047239 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Highly expressed proteins in malignant pleural effusion were associated with carcinogenesis and cell growth, and proteins associated with tuberculous pleural effusion played a role in the response to inflammation and fibrosis. These findings will aid in the development of novel diagnostic tools for tuberculous pleurisy and malignant pleural effusion of lung cancer. PMID: 29047238 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
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