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Mark L. Fuerst

Mark L. Fuerst

Mark Fuerst is a frequent contributor to Consultantlive.com.

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Being overweight increases a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer, according to a new comprehensive report. The finding offers a way to reduce the risk.

Inhaled corticosteroids may contribute to the high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea among patients with asthma, a study showed.

The risk of a later diagnosis of autism may be slightly increased in young children who have asthma, according to a new study.

The findings provide another good reason for those with OSA to wear a CPAP mask that helps ensure uninterrupted breathing throughout the night.

A simple way to prevent asthma or treat wheezing may be to eat flaxseed or take some kind of probiotic.

Diabetes appears to increase the risk of stroke in women, but not in men, a new study shows.

There may be a difficult tradeoff between treating patients with hypertension and preventing serious fall injuries.

Certain modifiable risk factors—ncluding heart rate, smoking status, and antihypertensive medications—affect blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. And variability in blood pressure has an important role in progression of organ damage.

Strategies to help younger men better handle “hassles” as they age, such as health problems, stress, and cognitive impairment, are recommended.

Men who take daily multivitamin supplements can reduce their risk of cataracts, according to a long-term study of nearly 15,000 male physicians.


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