Compared to individuals of the same age who have not received the operation, those who have undergone risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy have more bone turnover markers, a new study reports.
The combination of periodontal pocket depth and haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is a valuable predictor of progression of chronic kidney disease, according to a population-based longitudinal study.
There appears to be no significant correlation between immune markers and surrogate outcomes of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults with HIV, a new meta-analysis reports. While it is possible that this means a true lack of relationship, this may also be attributable to the heterogeneity of the studies.
Early discharge appears to be safe and feasible in certain patients undergoing percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair, with predictors including male sex and procedural year, a recent study suggests.
Eyes with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are more likely to have peripheral retinal changes than control eyes, according to a cross-sectional evaluation of clinic-based patients enrolled in AREDS2* and a prospective study.
The extent of paediatric-onset ulcerative colitis (UC) changes significantly over time, such that extraintestinal manifestation and higher paediatric UC activity index score at diagnosis may predict progression from limited to extensive disease during follow-up, according to a study.
There is probable underestimation of systemic sclerosis (SSc) in patients with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) by previous studies that used the original 1980 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria.
Administering proton pump inhibitor (PPI) prior to endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for differentiated early gastric cancer with ulcer may effectively heal the ulcer lesion and shorten the mean procedure time, according to a study.
There is an independent association between positive clinical trial results and financial ties of principal investigators, which may be suggestive of bias in the evidence base, according to the results of a cross-sectional study of randomized controlled trials (RCTs).
Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) may have an increased prevalence, burden and severity of coronary atherosclerosis as measured by coronary CT angiography (CCTA), a recent study suggests.