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Skeletal deficits may contribute to excess fracture risk in older adults with diabetes

News Medical (Australia) - 20/09/2017
Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased fracture risk despite normal or high bone mineral density. In a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, modest deficits in cortical bone--the dense outer surface of bone that forms a protective layer around the internal cavity--were demonstrated in older adults with type 2 diabetes compared with non-diabetics.

Cancer patients less likely to receive evidence-based treatments for heart attack

News Medical (Australia) - 20/09/2017
Treatment of heart attack patients depends on their history of cancer, according to research published today in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care.

Study shows link between obesity and low sperm quality

News Medical (Australia) - 20/09/2017
The journal Andologia has published the first report of abnormal sperm parameters in obese men based on computer aided sperm analysis. The findings suggest that clinicians may need to factor in paternal obesity prior to assisted reproduction.

Trauma exposure and PTSD may increase risk of developing lupus

News Medical (Australia) - 20/09/2017
In a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in civilian women were strongly associated with increased risk of developing lupus, an autoimmune disease.

Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood?

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: 9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe MarijuanaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Girl Soccer Players Take More Chances After Concussions

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Girl Soccer Players Take More Chances After ConcussionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus on Just One Sport Can Mean Stress for Girls

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Focus on Just One Sport Can Mean Stress for GirlsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Restaurant Rules for Weight Loss

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Restaurant Rules for Weight LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Heath Tip: 10 Mistakes People Make in Food Preparation

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Heath Tip: 10 Mistakes People Make in Food PreparationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Medication Suggestions for Older Adults

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Health Tip: Medication Suggestions for Older AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' GunsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac Arrest

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac ArrestCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the LungsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Death Risk From Triathlons May Be Higher Than Thought

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Death Risk From Triathlons May Be Higher Than ThoughtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Do Nursing Home Workers Change Gloves Often Enough?

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Do Nursing Home Workers Change Gloves Often Enough?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Pharmacist Faces Trial Over Deadly U.S. Meningitis Outbreak

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Pharmacist Faces Trial Over Deadly U.S. Meningitis OutbreakCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, Especially When Wealthy and White

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, Especially When Wealthy and WhiteCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma

MedicineNet (US) - 20/09/2017
Title: Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane IrmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM