Don't Be Confused by Big Salt
High blood pressure is not the only harmful effect of too much salt-it's also been tied to stomach cancer, kidney stones, bone loss, obesity, and direct damage to our kidneys...
37 minutes ago - Nutrition Facts
Cleveland Clinic Remains Top Cardiology/Heart Surgery Hospital
Rounding out the top five cardiology hospitals are Mayo Clinic, Rochester; Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles; New York-Presbyterian Hospital; and Massachusetts...
39 minutes ago - Medscape
Mayo, Cleveland Clinic Again Lead US News Top Hospitals List
MD Anderson Cancer Center holds the number one spot in cancer, the Cleveland Clinic is number one in cardiology and heart surgery, and the Hospital for Special Surgery is...
6 hours ago - Medscape - 4 articles
Executive Function and Internalizing Symptoms in Adolescents and Young Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: The Role of Coping
AbstractObjectiveExecutive functioning deficits have been documented among congenital heart disease survivors and may contribute to emotional distress. Little research has...
8 hours ago - Journal of Pediatric Psychology
FDA continues to review possible link between pet diets and canine heart disease
A diet rich in legumes or potatoes might be linked to an increased risk of canine dilated cardiomyopathy , according to the Food and Drug Administration. Prior to issuing a...
10 hours ago - Food Safety
Prolonged DAPT after stenting yields similar ischemic, bleeding risks in women, men
In a secondary analysis of the DAPT study, late risk for ischemic and bleeding events was similar in women and men who received prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy beyond 1...
13 hours ago - Healio
Removing Roadblocks to Dietary Change for CVD Prevention
A new health promotion series in JACC launches with a review on the science behind nutrition and diet and will offer clear guidance to policy makers and caregivers, including...
18 hours ago - Medscape - 3 articles
Improvements needed in healthy food access, education to prevent CVD
Positive changes in diet can be critical in preventing CVD, although various factors can hinder patients from accessing healthy foods, according to a review published in the...
18 hours ago - Healio - 3 articles
Complication Risk From RA Ablation Said to Deserve Scrutiny
Surprisingly high complication risks from ablation for atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter, especially for isolated right atrial procedures and at low-volume centers, were...
19 hours ago - Medscape
Top stories in cardiology: USPSTF says evidence insufficient regarding ECG to diagnose atrial fibrillation; diverse diets not necessarily healthy
Among the top stories in cardiology are the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations that there was insufficient evidence regarding ECG to screen for for atrial...
1 day ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
E-cigarette Vapor May Damage Your Lung Immune Cells
Long-term use of e-cigarette or vaping can increase the production of inflammatory chemicals which can damage vital immune cells in the lung.
Intensive Care Mortality Prognostic Model for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension*
Objectives: The disease burden and mortality of children with pulmonary hypertension are significantly higher than for the general PICU population. We aimed to develop a...
Simple Blood Tests May Help Identify Rare Cancer Earlier
Simple blood tests can help detect myeloma, a rare cancer type, finds a new study.
Does THIS explain why women are more likely to suffer migraine?
Researchers at Universitas Miguel Hernández in Elche reviewed decades of medical literature to make the conclusion, published in the journal Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences.
Kids who regularly talk to adults improve two areas of their brain
Children who talk to adults improve the language regions of their developing brain more quickly and get better language skills, according to new research by Massachusetts...
Wearable Devices and Mobile Health Technology Can Promote Overall Health
Wearable devices and mobile health technology may work better as part of a general overall health plan, rather than working only to help weight loss, finds a new study.
Pregnant women could be spared epidurals if NHS changed painkiller
Experts say remifentanil is more effective than the injection, pethidine, given to 250,000 women in a year. Forty per cent of women in the UK end up needing an epidural after...
E-cigarettes are NOT as safe as we've been led to believe
University of Birmingham research has revealed vaping triggers damaging inflammatory chemicals in the airways. When inhaled, the liquid condenses and 'disables protective cells.'
Doctor-patient Discussions Neglect Potential Harms of Lung Cancer Screening
The quality of the conversation about lung cancer screening was poor and discussion of the potential harms of screening was virtually nonexistent, found study.
Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses
New study findings lay the framework for applying deep learning and computer vision techniques to radiological imaging.