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Worse Outcomes in Community-Acquired Pneumonia Linked to Higher FGF21 Levels

January 21, 2019 Share this content: A secondary analysis of 2 clinical trials revealed that patients with CAP who present with higher FGF21 may have an increased risk for 30-day mortality. A secondary analysis of 2 clinical trials found that patients with moderate-to-severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) have an increased risk for clinical instability, prolonged hospitalization,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked

New research, published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, suggests that a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes may be a cause of erectile dysfunction. New research finds evidence that erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes are genetically linked. Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects approximately 30 million adults in the United States. There are several… Read More »