The use of telemedicine has been surging since the onset of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with millions of Americans now using this medium for connecting with their clinicians.
Prediabetes is not associated with cognition after stroke, whereas type 2 diabetes increases the risk for lower poststroke cognitive function.
In patients with COVID-19, higher sputum cell expression of ACE2 and TMPRSS2 was observed in certain patients while lower expression was found in patients who used inhaled corticosteroids.
Fifteen percent of pregnant women with COVID-19 have severe disease.
Higher intake of whole-fat dairy products is associated with a lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) as well as hypertension and diabetes.
It is certainly too early to know if there will be any seasonal variation to SARS-CoV-2 infection, and there is no reason to specifically compare this virus with the seasonal behavior of influenza virus or to other seasonal respiratory viruses.
Healthcare systems in New York City have partnered to support vulnerable children with obesity using a telehealth weight management program.
The first guidelines for assessing the eligibility of patients with NASH for inclusion in clinical studies were released.
Risk for preterm delivery is higher in pregnant women who have experienced preeclampsia, placental abruption, stillbirth, neonatal death, or small for gestational age in a term first pregnancy.
Observations and theories about the emergence of “COVID toes” in patients are discussed with Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD.
Cell-cultured quadrivalent influenza vaccines may have greater effectiveness compared with standard, egg-derived quadrivalent influenza vaccines.
Acute decompensated heart failure in children is characterized by high burdens of comorbidities, mortality, and frequent readmission, especially among patients with underlying congenital heart disease.
Organic nitrates do not have clinically relevant effects on bone mineral density (BMD) or bone turnover in postmenopausal women.
Large adult body size contributes to the association between genetically predicted larger body size in childhood and coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes later in life.
The potential of the deep learning models to be used for screening melanoma and other dermatologic disorders is reviewed in this study.
Among 121 healthcare personnel exposed to a patient with unrecognized COVID-19, 43 became symptomatic and 3 tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.
The prevalence of hypertension varies across states and is higher in rural versus urban areas.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) and/or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) use is not associated with COVID-19 test positivity.
The management of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy requires the use of effective agents that also may aid in improving sleep and mood.
Treatment with interferon beta-1b in combination with lopinavir/ritonavir and ribavirin was found to be safe and superior to lopinavir/ritonavir alone for reducing the duration of viral shedding and hospital stay in adults with COVID-19.