You can boost a vaccine’s effect with good moods and good friends

You can boost a vaccine’s effect with good moods and good friends

By Marta Zaraska Knowing there are people you can rely on can amplify vaccine responseDGL Images/Getty Images AS COVID-19 vaccine roll-out begins in earnest in many countries, there is an extra reason to be cheerful. Such an outlook, along with

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Analysis Examines the Implications of Price Transparency for Providers and Patients as New Rules Go into Effect

Abortion at SCOTUS: Potential Cases this Term and Possible Rulings

A new KFF analysis examines how new federal rules on price transparency for health services may affect patient decision-making and market pricing. As of January 1, 2021, the United States Department of Health and Human Services requires that hospitals publish

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Effect of Mild Physiologic Hyperglycemia on Insulin Secretion, Insulin Clearance, and Insulin Sensitivity in Healthy Glucose-Tolerant Subjects

Erratum. Abrogation of MMP-9 Gene Protects Against the Development of Retinopathy in Diabetic Mice by Preventing Mitochondrial Damage. Diabetes 2011;60:3023–3033

AbstractThe aim of the current study was to evaluate the effect of sustained physiologic increase of ∼50 mg/dL in plasma glucose concentration on insulin secretion in normal glucose-tolerant (NGT) subjects. Twelve NGT subjects without family history of type 2 diabetes

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Home Care Workers Get Vaccine Prioritization in LA County, Setting Off Potential Domino Effect

Home Care Workers Get Vaccine Prioritization in LA County, Setting Off Potential Domino Effect

Los Angeles County’s home care companies woke up to some welcomed news right before the new year. Non-medical home care workers are now officially a part of the first tranche of individuals who can make an appointment for a vaccination,

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Weight Gain Not a Side Effect of IUD

Which HCPs Are Most Likely to Get COVID Vaccine?

When it’s time to choose a birth control method, it’s common to wonder: Will it make me gain weight? The mere notion that a contraceptive can bring on extra pounds is a deal breaker for many users. Sometimes this

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The Nocebo Effect: When Our Thoughts Make Us Physically Ill

The Nocebo Effect: When Our Thoughts Make Us Physically Ill

  By Jonathan Chung, DC Almost everyone knows about, or has heard of, the placebo effect, the seemingly magical ability for our bodies to feel better or overcome illness from a belief in a treatment that has no specific biological

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Effect of the ketogenic diet on glycemic control, insulin resistance, and lipid metabolism in patients with T2DM: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Effect of the ketogenic diet on glycemic control, insulin resistance, and lipid metabolism in patients with T2DM: a systematic review and meta-analysis

1.Guariguata, L. et al. Global estimates of diabetes prevalence for 2013 and projections for 2035. Diabetes Res. Clin. Pr. 103, 139–149 (2014). Google Scholar  2.Yu, Z. et al. Effects of high-protein diet on glycemic control, insulin resistance and blood pressure

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Open Payments database has little effect on industry payments to doctors

Prime completes sale of bankrupt Verity hospital

The federal government’s Open Payments database has increased transparency on financial ties between doctors and medical companies, but it has done little to deter those agreements, according to new research.The proportion of physicians who received at least one non-research related

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Synergistic effect of smoking on age-related hearing loss in patients with diabetes

Synergistic effect of smoking on age-related hearing loss in patients with diabetes

In this study, we performed a PSM analysis and observed that the combination of smoking history and diabetes contributed most significantly to ARHL. Moreover, we observed that diabetic ex-smokers showed a reduced OR compared to current diabetic smokers. In the

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