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Effect Of Vitamin D Associated To Type 2 Diabetes

More than 27 million people in the United States are living with type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the population ages and a growing percentage of people become overweight or obese, that number is expected to increase.

Tendon Tension: New Approach For Its Measurement

For athletes and weekend warriors alike, returning from a tendon injury too soon often ensures a trip right back to physical therapy. However, a new technology developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers could one day help tell whether your tendons are ready for action.

Risks Of Nodal Metastasis And Death On The Vermilion Versus Cutaneous Lip

According to a study, the researcher determined the risk of nodal metastasis is five-fold greater for skin cancer on the vermilion lip versus the cutaneous lip. The study was published in JAMA Dermatology. Researchers compared differences in risks of recurrence, metastasis, and death from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) on the vermilion versus cutaneous lip among 303 patients with 310 primary cSCCs of the lip (138 cutaneous and 172 vermilions) diagnosed between 2000 and 2015 at two academic tertiary care centers.

An Adverse Event With TKIs Occurs Hypothyroidism

According to a new study, the researcher examined hypothyroidism that occurs as an adverse event with tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) used to treat cancer is, in fact, associated with significantly improved overall survival and may have important prognostic value. The clinical relevance of these findings is that clinicians should not hesitate to give serial TKI due to concern for the development of thyroid dysfunction, which is readily treatable with hormone replacement and may correlate with improved overall survival. The study was published in Thyroid.

Diet Might Influence The Risk Of Hearing Loss

A study estimated that Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million Americans. Previous studies have looked at how specific nutrients affect risk, but the relation of overall diet and risk of developing hearing loss was unclear. Some evidence suggests that diet may influence the risk of hearing loss. They examined the relationship between three different diets and risk of developing hearing loss.