Today's Health News

Metformin, Lifestyle Changes Cut Risk for T2DM, But Not CVD

No reduction seen in first occurrence of nonfatal MI, stroke, or CV death with either metformin or lifestyle intervention versus placebo

Survey IDs Challenges of Health Care Environmental Hygiene

50 of 51 health care facilities surveyed lacking in some or all of the five components of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene strategy

Eldecalcitol Does Not Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in At-Risk

Eldecalcitol may have beneficial effect among those with lower level of basal insulin secretion

Several Health Indicators Differ for LBG, Heterosexual Adults

Bisexual men and women, gay men, lesbian women reported smoking, heavy drinking, using marijuana, illicit stimulants more often

Post-COVID Conditions Are Common Among Adult Survivors

More than twofold risk of acute pulmonary embolism and respiratory signs and symptoms among survivors aged 18 to 64, ≥65 years

Model Targeting Appetitive Traits Aids Weight Loss

Individuals who score higher on food responsiveness lose more weight in the responsiveness to cues interventions

Risk for Hospitalization for Heart Failure Down With SGLT-2i Treatment for T2D

Risk for stroke, MI, all-cause mortality similar for those initiating SGLT-2i or metformin

Physicians Often Experience Mistreatment, Discrimination

Experience of mistreatment or discrimination by patients, families, visitors independently linked with higher odds of burnout

Mounjaro Approved for Blood Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes

The once-weekly injection is approved as an addition to diet and exercise

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Alzheimer, Related Dementias Identified

Highest prevalence seen for high blood pressure and not meeting aerobic physical activity guidelines, followed by obesity