Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NAFLD may raise risk for severe hypoglycemia in T2DM

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with a higher risk for severe hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in JAMA Network Open.

Medical research

Mitigating the effects of gender bias in clinical trials

The development of drugs and other medical treatments usually begins with basic research, followed by experiments in the laboratory, pre-clinical trials and, finally, clinical trials that confirm both the treatment's efficacy ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study finds that COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility

New findings by Boston University School of Public Health investigators indicate that COVID-19 vaccination does not impair fertility—but males who become infected by the coronavirus may experience short-term reduced fertility.

Health

Online menus should put healthy food first

Women who see healthy food at the top of an online menu are 30 to 40 percent more likely to order it, a Flinders University study has found, with the authors saying menu placement could play a role in encouraging healthier ...

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