Low serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D may be associated with elevated blood glucose levels, a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
People receiving hormone therapy during gender transition have an increased risk for cardiovascular events.
An earlier age of onset of puberty may be beneficial for adult bone density in Turner syndrome and type of hormone therapy may have a varying impact on adult health.
Although it is estimated that more than 166 million Americans use dietary supplements, many healthcare providers are unfamiliar with how these substances are regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration.
In Part 2 of this feature pair, Erin D. Michos, MD, shares her thoughts on why dietary supplements are largely unnecessary.
In an effort to effectively address global health concerns, the WHO has announced the 13th General Programme of Work, a 5-year strategic plan spanning from 2019 to 2023.
Switching from a protease inhibitor to raltegravir or dolutegravir was effective in improving insulin sensitivity, and reduced lipid parameters in PLWHIV.
Over 1400 clinical trials and research studies were reviewed by a panel of 13 experts to develop the new guideline.
Individuals with extreme insulin resistance have a high prevalence of thyroid nodules that do not appear to be associated with metreleptin treatment.
Even the use of as few as 2 concomitant drugs can introduce the risk for drug interactions and subsequent adverse effects.
The ACIP and CDC have approved and released 2019 recommendations for the adult immunization schedule in the US.