Archive: 13/11/2015

Genetic risk score IDs insulin resistance, change in IR

(HealthDay)—A genetic risk score based on 17 established insulin resistance (IR) variants and their effect sizes (weighted IR-GRS) is associated with IR at baseline and change in IR, but does not impact the effect of lifestyle ...

Nov 13, 2015
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Hormonal status impacts genetic variation, CIMT link

(HealthDay)—Hormonal status seems to interact with genetic variants to influence cardiovascular phenotypes, especially those within the innate immunity pathway related to carotid artery intima-medial thickness (CIMT), according ...

Nov 13, 2015
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Medicare spending $9B on hepatitis C drugs

Medicare spending on breakthrough medications for hepatitis C will nearly double this year, passing $9 billion, according to new government figures. That's raising insurance costs for all beneficiaries, whether or not they ...

Nov 13, 2015
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