Medical research

Why some diabetics don't take their medication

University of Otago research into what helps and hinders people with type 2 diabetes correctly taking, and continuing to take, metformin, features in New Zealand Medical Journal.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most severe effects of PIMS-TS resolved at six months

(HealthDay)—Though the need for physical rehabilitation and mental health concerns persist, organ-specific sequelae of pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome ...

Gastroenterology

IBS patients' symptoms improved under COVID-19 lockdown orders

Patients' irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms unexpectedly improved when they were under COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, reaffirming the gut-brain connection in functional gastrointestinal disorders, according to research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Majority of infected children may not show typical symptoms

The majority of children infected with SARS-CoV-2 may not show typical symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, according to a study published in Scientific Reports, which examined data on 12,306 children with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

5 facts about celiac disease

For people with celiac disease, foods as seemingly wholesome as whole grain bread can be dangerous.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gut microbiome plays role in autism

A new study has demonstrated that autism spectrum disorder is related to changes in the gut microbiome. The findings are published this week in mSystems, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Does your child have MIS-C, COVID-19 or Kawasaki disease?

Exposure to SARS-Co-V2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can put otherwise healthy children and adolescents at risk for Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a rare but possibly life-threatening pediatric ...

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