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.
Previous Phase 2 studies confirmed esterol has minimal impact on liver cells and metabolic pathways, as well as on coagulation parameters.
Ensuring a short duration between dinner and bedtime has no effect on hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in middle-aged and older Japanese adults.
Investigators evaluated whether treatment with one year of oral or transdermal administration of estrogen plus cyproterone and transdermal or intramuscular application of testosterone caused changes in serum lipids and blood pressure.