Diabetes

Albuminuria down in adults with newly diagnosed T2DM

(HealthDay)—From 1988 to 2018, there were reductions seen in the prevalence of albuminuria and improvements in glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control among adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, according to ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Study finds rising rates of food insecurity among older adults

From 2007 to 2016, food insecurity—or limited access to nutritious foods because of a lack of financial resources—increased significantly from 5.5% to 12.4% among older US adults, and the increase was more pronounced ...

Health

Moving due to unaffordable housing may jeopardize healthcare

People who move due to unaffordable housing are at increased risk of failing to receive the medical care they need, according to a new study from Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, Los Angeles. The study, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK survey: Ethnic minorities less likely to take COVID jab

People from ethnic minority backgrounds or with lower incomes are less likely to take the coronavirus vaccine being rolled out in Britain, research suggested Wednesday, raising concerns about whether the jab would reach the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physical distancing polices not enough to protect lower-income people

A new Boston University School of Public Health study of the first four months of America's coronavirus epidemic, published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour, shows that physical distancing (also called "social distancing") ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study details highest-risk groups for dying of COVID-19 in Sweden

Being a man, having a lower income, having a lower level of education, not being married, and being born abroad in low- or middle-income countries—these are factors that, independent of one another, are related to an elevated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Urban air pollution may make COVID-19 more severe for some

As the pandemic persists, COVID-19 has claimed more than 200,000 lives in the United States and damaged the public health system and economy. In a study published on September 21 in the journal The Innovation, researchers ...

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