Long-Term Outcomes in Patients with Post-Bulbar Ulcer Bleeding Compared to Bulbar Ulcer Bleeding in the Duodenum
Conclusions: Patients with post-bulbar ulcers have a poorer prognosis than those with bulbar ulcers. After the diagnosis of hemorrhagic post-bulbar duodenal ulcer, close follow-up is necessary.Digestion
Two thirds of patients with diabetes achieve a good visual outcome of 20/40 or better after cataract surgery, according to one of the largest studies to assess visual acuity in people with diabetes undergoing cataract surgery.Reuters Health Information
Three faculty members of theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, among the highest honors in the fields of medicine and health.New members are elected by their peers through a process that recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.The honorees are:Dr. Helena Hansen, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences. She co-chairs the medical school ’s Research Theme in Health Equity and Translational Social Science, which cultivates research collaborations between social and biomedica...
DIABETES is a lifelong condition that can cause serious health woes for those affected by it - here are the 10 hidden symptoms to look out for.
Revel Pharmaceuticals is the result of work funded in large part by the SENS Research Foundation, with the support of its many philanthropic donors. That part of the history of the underlying research isn't covered in today's short article on the company, so it seems worth mentioning here. Cross-links are chemical bonds formed between molecules in the extracellular matrix. Some are necessary to structure and function, but other unwanted cross-links are added over the years, creating stiffness in flexible tissues such as blood vessel walls and skin. In the case of blood vessels, stiffness causes hypertension, and eventual m...
Hypoparathyroidism and hyperparathyroidism guidelines developed by more than 100 global experts were presented at the ASBMR meeting and will be published next year, replacing 2014 and 2016 guidelines.Medscape Medical News
Pathological findings of the islets can reflect the pathophysiologies of type 2 diabetes. Detailed pathological analysis enable to subclassify type 2 diabetes. ABSTRACTThe etiology of type 2 diabetes is multifactorial, in which environmental and genetic factors are involved to varying degrees. This suggests that its pathophysiology might vary depending on the individuals. Knowledge of the differences is critical, because these differences are directly linked to the care and treatmen t of the patients. Recent studies have attempted to carry out subclassifications of type 2 diabetes based on clinical an...
The Dubai-based GluCare Integrated Diabetes Center has published a second set of clinical results revealing further reduction of haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in its patients.
Conclusions: Supplying HEMS with RBCs and plasma is feasible. Helicopter transport has no negative impact on blood product quality. The logistic challenges require close collaboration between the HEMS team and the blood transfusion service.Transfus Med Hemother
The comprehensive plan includes efforts to prevent per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances from being released into the air, drinking and ground water, and the food supply chain.Medscape Medical News
A recent Centers for Medicare&Medicaid Services (CMS) study found that medication use is improving among seniors and vulnerable beneficiary populations. Better adherence to medicines used to treat common chronic conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes is estimated to have saved the Medicare program between $27B and $46.6B in avoided health care costs between 2013 and 2018.