Pregnancy, coupled with a history of infertility, is associated with a higher risk of diabetes but not coronary artery calcification (CAC) among glucose-intolerant premenopausal women, a study reveals.
There is a high prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in patients with psoriasis in Singapore, which is nearly threefold higher than the general population, results of a cross-sectional study have shown.
Use of rosiglitazone for the treatment of type 2 diabetes appears to elevate the risk of cardiovascular (CV) events, particularly heart failure, according to the results of an individual patient level data (IPD) meta-analysis.
A mobile-based screening application (app) has been shown to increase postpartum compliance rates and improve the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among women with gestational diabetes, reports a recent study.
Passive body trunk exercise equipment (PBTE) yields similar levels of physical activity as light walking and may be helpful as a therapeutic exercise device for type 2 diabetes patients, a new study has shown.
Both obesity and excessive weight gain in middle age bear a heightened risk of cognitive impairment at old age, according to a study. Conversely, excessive weight loss is not associated with a risk increase, although it may serve as an early marker of a “long and insidious process of cognitive decline.”
A recent study reports a mean growth rate of proximal aorta of about 0.1 mm/year in hypertensive patients with known aortic dilatation. In addition, those with increased rather than normal aortic z score have slower dilatation over time.
Knee osteoarthritis (OA), whether symptomatic or radiographic, contributes to an increased risk of all-cause mortality, with the risk increase from symptomatic knee OA partially attributed to its effect on disability and quality of life (QoL).
It takes just less than 4 days for COVID-19 to spread from one person to another and cause symptoms, and more than 10 percent of the cases are infected by a person who has caught the virus but yet to show symptoms, recent studies suggest.