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Number of young adults with type 2 diabetes is on the rise

Diabetes epidemic hits the under-40s: Obesity crisis sparks ‘public health timebomb’ as it emerges one in EIGHT new diabetes cases is a young adult Scientists looked at over 370,800 type 2 diabetics diagnosed in 2000-to-2017 One in eight new cases in the UK occurred in someone aged 18-to-40 in 2017 This is compared to just […]

Health Problems

Hospital-wide use of high-risk antibiotics associated with more C. difficile infections

Higher hospital-wide use of four classes of antibiotics thought to increase the risk of the dangerous intestinal illness Clostridioides difficile were associated with increased prevalence of hospital-associated C. difficile, according to a study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. For every 100 days […]