Diabetes

Bariatric surgery beats medical control for diabetes remission

(HealthDay)—Surgery is more effective than medical control for diabetes remission, with predictors including lower baseline glycemia and shorter diabetes duration, according to research published online Dec. 1 in Diabetes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

To understand others' minds, 'being' them beats reading them

We tend to believe that people telegraph how they're feeling through facial expressions and body language and we only need to watch them to know what they're experiencing—but new research shows we'd get a much better idea ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lymphovascular invasion is independent predictor of survival

(HealthDay) -- In patients with invasive breast cancer, lymphovascular invasion (LVI) is a strong and independent predictor of both breast cancer-specific survival (BCSS) and distant metastasis-free survival (DMFS), according ...

Sleep apnea

CPAP reduces risk of death in people with COPD and sleep apnea

A new study suggests that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy reduces the mortality rate in people who have both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which the authors ...

Immunology

How to predict biphasic allergic reactions in children

Children are more likely to have a repeat, delayed anaphylactic reaction from the same allergic cause, depending on the severity of the initial reaction. The first pediatric study to look at the predictors for this phenomenon ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Could restless sleep cause widespread pain in older folks?

Researchers in the U.K. report that non-restorative sleep is the strongest, independent predictor of widespread pain onset among adults over the age of 50. According to the study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology (formerly ...

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