Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu is serious for pregnant women and others at high risk

Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the flu—including death—and should be tested and begin antiviral treatment promptly if they are sick enough to be hospitalized ...

Diabetes

Improved glycemic control with eradication of hepatitis C

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is associated with improved glycemic control and reduced antidiabetic medication use, according to a study ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Short-course tocilizumab may up hep B reactivation in RA

(HealthDay)—For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), one to three doses of tocilizumab may increase the risk of hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation, according to a study published online Feb. 3 in the International ...

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