The Prevalence and Risk Factors for Keratoconus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Conclusions: The results of this study, as the most comprehensive meta-analysis of keratoconus prevalence and risk factors, showed that keratoconus had a low prevalence in the world and eye rubbing, family history of keratoconus, allergy, asthma, and eczema were the most important risk factors for keratoconus according to the available evidence.
Source: Cornea - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Review Source Type: research

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ConclusionsPatients with CMS were more likely to present with increased comorbidities. Patients with CMS undergoing CABG were at risk for worse short ‐term secondary postoperative outcomes and reduced long‐term survival. The data supports the need for further investigation for risk reduction surrounding operative revascularization.
Source: Journal of Cardiac Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Condition:   Diabetes Mellitus Interventions:   Other: Administration of standardized questionnaires;   Device: Physical activity tracker;   Other: Dietary log Sponsor:   McGill University Health Centre/Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre Recruiting
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Condition:   Persistent Asthma Interventions:   Combination Product: fluticasone/formoterol k-haler (medium strength);   Combination Product: Standard of care (ICs/LABA high strength) Sponsors:   Mundipharma Pharmaceuticals S.L.;   Alpha Bioresearch S.L.;   Dynamic Solutions Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Interventions:   Other: Mobile Application-Based Diabetes Education;   Other: Health Coaching Sponsor:   Indonesia University Active, not recruiting
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Condition:   Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Intervention:   Behavioral: Low Glycemic Index Education Sponsors:   IWK Health Centre;   Mount Saint Vincent University;   Dalhousie University;   The Hospital for Sick Children Recruiting
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Condition:   Severe Asthma Intervention:   Other: No intervention Sponsor:   AstraZeneca Recruiting
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Conditions:   T2DM (Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus);   Diet, Healthy;   Renal Function Disorder;   Albuminuria Intervention:   Drug: Sulfa-zero: possible benefits of the treatment of new generation hypoglycaemic drugs compared to sulphonylureas Sponsor:   University of Milan Recruiting
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Conditions:   HIV Infections;   LTBI Interventions:   Drug: Dolutegravir (DTG);   Drug: Isoniazid (INH);   Drug: Rifapentine (RPT);   Drug: Antiretroviral Therapy (ART);   Dietary Supplement: Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) Sponsors:   National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID);   ViiV Healthcare (VH) Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Allergy Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: advanced glycation endproducts reader Sponsor:   Federico II University Recruiting
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Is there a link between testosterone treatment and endothelial dysfunction among transgender men? A new study examines the possible association.Clinical Endocrinology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
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