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Diabetes Risk Factors in Blacks

The study declined that more than 4000 participants in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study in their mid-20s who were followed into middle age. This study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Michael P Bancks said, "Findings from the present study support this hypothesis as individual-level and neighbourhood-level social determinants did contribute significantly to disparities in diabetes."

Breath test: Possible for Drugs and Disease

Testing for drug use and disease in humans could soon be much simpler, thanks to new research. Whereas drug tests currently rely on blood or urine samples, researchers have identified a method for drug testing by analyzing various compounds in exhaled breath.

Acute Bacterial Skin Infections Can Be Treated By Delafloxacin

According to a new study, new phase 3 trials were conducted for observing the treatments for skin infection. Delafloxacin is non-inferior to vancomycin plus aztreonam for treating acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections (ABSSSI). Delafloxacin offers the potential for the treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive pathogens including MRSA and Gram-negative pathogens, without the need for combination therapy. This study was published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.