Mark L. Fuerst is a freelance health and medical writer for ConsultantLive, Rheumatology Network, Psychiatric Times, and other UBM publications. He writes about rheumatology, psychiatry, neurology, endocrinology, oncology, and men’s health.
Can Weight Loss in Youth Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?
New research suggests it’s possible to reverse the metabolic impact of childhood obesity and avert T2DM in adulthood.
Early Warnings of Dementia and Depression
Among the clues revealed in 3 recent studies: brain amyloid, saliva biomarkers, and microvascular dysfunction.
Diabetes News Roundup: New Thoughts on Standard Thinking
Find research on diabetes patients that could shift your thinking on home blood glucose monitoring; metformin efficacy in T1DM; and race and A1c.
Alcohol Consumption Affects Mortality in HIV Infected Patients
Clinicians need to track not only current alcohol consumption among their HIV-infected patients—but also past use.
Engagement in HIV Care Can Mean Longer Life
Antiretroviral therapy has dramatically reduced AIDS-associated morbidity and mortality -- but only in those who know they are HIV positive and if they maintain sustained engagement with care.
3 Weighty New Issues in Asthma Care
May is Asthma Awareness Month and so a look at new studies highlighting key aspects of management is in order.
Corticosteroids Overprescribed in Young Asthmatics
Prescribing has gone from underuse to substantial overprescribing. The challenge is to get it just right.
Ischemic Stroke and Older AIDS Patients
The paradigm of HIV care is changing for aging patients. This study sheds new light.
HIV and Quality of Life
Turns out, older age may have its advantages when it comes to coping with HIV infection.
Prenatal Fish Oil May Trim Asthma Risks in Children
Risk may be reduced by about one-third in the children of pregnant women who take these supplements.
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