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    Sex differences in mortality risk after MI

    Evidence from a meta-analysis suggests that there are sex differences in risk factors for mortality after myocardial infarction (MI), providing information that should inform prediction models to improve risk assessment for men and women.

    BMC Medicine 2014, 12:242
  • Sex-specific methylation

    Sex-specific differences in DNA methylation patterns affect gene expression, microRNA levels and insulin secretion in human pancreatic islets

    Genome Biology 2014, 15:522
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    Yogurt linked to lower type 2 diabetes risk

    In a study of three large cohorts and a meta-analysis, total dairy intake is not associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) incidence, but increased yogurt consumption is linked to reduced risk of T2D, suggesting that yogurt could have a protective effect.

    BMC Medicine 2014, 12:215
  • Risk of ischemic stroke in mild traumatic brain injury patients

    Lee et. al. conducted a study of patients with mild traumatic brain injury in Taiwan and found these patients are at a higher risk of stroke compared to the general population.

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2014, 22:66
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    Diabetes increases risk in infectious endocarditis

    Gene expression studies in an experimental rat model of infectious endocarditis show that diabetes mellitus leads to higher bacterial burden in Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis.

    Genome Medicine 2014, 6:93

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A. Metin Gülmezoglu

Co-ordinating Editor, WHO Reproductive Health Library

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