Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clinical practice guidelines cut pediatric hospitalizations for DKA

(HealthDay)—Implementation of clinical practice guidelines can reduce the length of hospitalizations among children experiencing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), according to a study published Nov. 29 in the Journal of Evaluation ...

Diabetes

Gemigliptin, metformin combo beats monotherapy in T2DM

(HealthDay)—Gemigliptin combined with metformin is superior to monotherapy with either drug for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online Sept. 13 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.

Cardiology

Anemic adults may have a higher risk of death after stroke

Anemia, a lack of red blood cells, may be linked to a higher risk of death in older adults who have had a stroke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American ...

Medical research

Discovery could help treatments for sickle cell disease

An interdisciplinary, international group of researchers has found new biophysical markers that could help improve the understanding of treatments for sickle cell disease, a step toward developing better methods for treating ...

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