Men who regularly consume inflammation-inducing foods, such as red meat, processed food, fried foods, and sugar-sweetened beverages, among others, tend to have an increased risk of testosterone deficiency (TD), suggests a study.
Insulin secretion is reduced in case of lesser low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), which possibly explains the deteriorated glycaemic control in response to cholesterol-lowering drugs, suggests a study.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 01-15 June 2021 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.
Adding the sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor henagliflozin to metformin led to significant improvements in glycaemic control, body weight, and blood pressure (BP) in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) with insufficient response to metformin alone, a phase III study has shown.
In obese patients without gallstones, a 6-month treatment course of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) following bariatric surgery may reduce their likelihood of developing symptomatic gallstones, according to findings of the UPGRADE trial from The Netherlands presented at DDW 2021.
Women remain reluctant to undergo a postpartum oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) despite universal education regarding gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a recent Singapore study. Those who received specific recommendations from their prenatal care providers were much more likely to take a postpartum OGTT.
Children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), an autosomal dominant neurocutaneous disease characterized by multisystemic involvement including bone tissue, tend to have low bone mineral density (BMD) and 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) inadequacy, particularly at puberty, suggests a Singapore study.
Persistent behavioural changes as an at-risk state for dementia appear to be relatively prevalent and associated with diabetes mellitus (DM) among individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), according to a Singapore study.