According to a new study, researchers found that children with type 1 diabetes who experienced a partial clinical remission, or "honeymoon phase," had significantly lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or "bad" cholesterol, five years after diagnosis. The honeymoon period is the brief period when some children with new onset type 1 diabetes are able to produce some insulin resulting in improved glucose control. The study was published in PLOS ONE.
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A new study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) aims to determine if a hyaluronic acid treatment combined with an exercise program helps patients with knee arthritis more than exercise alone
New research in mice suggests that chronic infection with intestinal worms indirectly reduces the number of cells in lymph nodes near the skin, inhibiting the immune system's response to the Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine for tuberculosis
The volume of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and calories consumed by very vulnerable preemies significantly contributes to increased brain volume and white matter development, however, additional research is needed to determine specific nutritional approaches that best support these infants' developing brains, according to research
A new expert consensus endorsed by the European Society for Clinical and Economical Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has reviewed the benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health, based on analyses of major research studies
A new Canadian guideline for impaired vision in older adults recommends against primary care screening of older adults not reporting concerns about their vision, according to the study
Among couples being treated for infertility, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances, while depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate of live birth, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health
The present study determined the association of measures of skeletal muscle determined from 18F-FDG PET/CT with health outcomes in patients with soft-tissue sarcoma
A new study by the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil suggests that dysregulation in the expression of NEUROG2, a gene involved in the differentiation of neurons and glial cells, plays a key role in the development of epilepsy
A study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) finds poor functional kidney status in elderly patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is associated with a higher incidence of initiating hemodialysis, increased the risk of central venous catheter use and is an independent predictor of one-year mortality
Chikungunya virus is a growing threat to the United States and other regions of the world as the mosquito that carries the virus expands its reach. Telltale symptoms of chikungunya infection are fever and joint pain that lasts about a week. But in up to half of patients, the virus can cause a debilitating form of arthritis that persists for months or even years.
Research led by the University of Southampton has shown increasing evidence that exposure to air pollution in early life has detrimental long-term health consequences