From MedPage Today:
- Role of HDL in Heart Disease Risk Iffy. Does good cholesterol still predict heart risk after bad cholesterol is controlled by statin therapy?
- Oral Health Has Role in HPV Infection. Poor oral health is an independent risk factor for oral infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), including the strains associated with cancer.
- Young Adults Unaware of ACA Exchanges. Only 27% of young adults said they were aware of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges that are launching Oct. 1.
- Obese Patients Get No Benefit from Appetite Hormone. Administration of the appetite-regulating hormone glucagon led to sensations of satiety among individuals who were lean or had type 1 diabetes, but this effect was blunted in those who were obese.