A new study has suggested that men who drink alcohol in late adolescence are more likely to develop severe liver disease decades later than young people who don’t drink at all. Researchers examined data on alcohol consumption for 43,296 men entering military service in 1969 and 1970 when they were 18 to 20 years old. The study has published in the Journal of Hepatology.
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Women in treatment for eating disorders need more nuanced information about reproductive health, and more thought needs to be given to how and why fertility information is delivered, according to a study published in Sociology of Health and Illness. Those with eating disorders (EDs) should have more input into their treatment "and" how medical information is communicated, the study suggests.
A new study examines a new imaging technique, scientists can now see into and study this complex fluid-filled matrix. Between the brain's neurons and glial cells is a critical but understudied structure that's been called neuroscience's final frontier: the extracellular space. The study is published in the journal Cell.
The present analysis provides a more comprehensive evaluation of the risk factors associated with these STIs (CT, NG, TP, and CMV) and the impact of these combined untreated infections on HIV mother to child transmission in a high-risk cohort of late-presenting HIV-infected pregnant women who did not receive antiretroviral drugs (ARV) during pregnancy.
Recent cardiovascular outcomes trials for type 2 diabetes drugs have raised ethical concerns as they have left patients in the control groups exposed to high HbA1c levels for long periods of time, two former pharmaceutical company employees charge. The study has published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
In this study, researchers examined while type 2 diabetes (T2D) was once considered a disease largely confined to older people, the global epidemic of obesity and overweight has seen diagnoses rocket in young adults, adolescents and even appear in young children. The study is published in Diabetologia.
The use of ticagrelor (Brilinta, Astra Zeneca) plus aspirin was associated with a lower rate of high on-treatment platelet reactivity than was clopidogrel plus aspirin in Asian patients who had had a minor stroke or high-risk transient ischemic attack (TIA) in a new study.
In this study, researchers estimated that the extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these "superagers" to uncover their secret. The work is the flip side of the disappointing hunt for new drugs to fight or prevent Alzheimer's disease.
According to a study published in the March issue of The Journal of Urology, among patients who opt for active surveillance of small renal masses, growth rates are highly variable early on and do not reliably predict adverse outcomes.
A total of 1.8 million young people between ten and 24 years of age are estimated to develop tuberculosis (TB) every year, with young adults aged 20 to 24 years at the greatest risk of developing infectious TB, according to research published in the European Respiratory Journal.