Top cardiology stories: Statins not effective in older patients without diabetes, assisted reproduction increases arterial hypertension risk
2 monthes ago - By Healio
The top story in cardiology this week was a study that found that statin use did not reduce risk for CVD or all-cause mortality in older patients without diabetes.
Other top stories included studies that found that adolescents and young adults conceived through assisted reproductive technologies had a higher risk for arterial hypertension and firefighters with coronary heart disease and increased heart mass had a higher risk for cardiac death.
Meeting news from the European Society of Cardiology rounded out the top cardiology stories, including presentations on how BP and cholesterol
Read more ...
The headlines of Master Doctor
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Reduce Premature Birth Risk
High intake of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy can lower the risk of premature births, reveals a new study.
Carrie Underwood Uses CMA Stage To Reveal Sex Of Her Baby
“Waylon or Willie?” Carrie Underwood revealed big news at last night's CMAs During last night's Country Music Association Awards, Carrie Underwood, along with co-host, Brad...
Diesel fumes in London are so bad that children's lungs are becoming stunted
Tests on more than 2,000 eight- and nine-year-olds who lived in the capital of England showed they had an average five per cent lower lung capacity than expected.
Low carb diets DO work and are the best way to help slimmers keep weight...
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has found that levels of ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, were lower in those on a low-carb diet than a high-carb diet.
Children ending up in hospital with serious burns thanks to new social media...
One of the 'challenges' sees teens setting themselves on fire
Why you should SUCK your baby's dummy to clean it
Researchers led by the Henry Ford Health System asked 128 mothers how they cleaned their children's dummies before taking blood tests from the infants to make the conclusion.
Parents, Kids Actually Agree About Confidential Medical Care: Study
Adolescents were almost twice as likely as their parents to think abortion services should be confidential, found new study.
Lullabies for Babies - Best Music for Baby
Since it's been 5 years since I had a newborn, I'm a little rusty on how to play with babies. One of the best ways to stimulate a very young child is through music. Lullabies...
Leftists claim killing unborn babies is "reproductive rights". but what...
Far-left rag Slate recently published a hideous op-ed encouraging women to teach their daughters how to get and “shout” their abortions, citing “reproductive rights” as the...
How I Learned To Love My Stepson
My husband had a 2-year-old when we met. I wasn't comfortable calling myself his stepmom until we'd been together for almost two years, and had been living together for almost...