Meeting News

Long-term air pollution exposure may lead to higher mortality in prior MI

April 17, 2019
Increased exposure to particulate matter and ozone was associated with a worse 1-year health status following MI, while particulate matter was linked…
FDA News

FDA issues warning letters to companies for selling adulterated, misbranded products

April 16, 2019
On April 16, the FDA issued 11 warning letters to as many companies for alleged violations of federal law regarding some of their ingredients, the…
Meeting News

Infectious disease rates skyrocket amid Venezuela’s economic crisis

April 16, 2019
Research presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases shows that Venezuela’s political and economic…
In the JournalsPerspective

Adding sugar content to food labels may reduce CVD, diabetes by 2037

April 15, 2019
The timely implementation of an FDA policy to update food and beverage labels to include information on added sugar content has the potential to…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Petting zoos harbor potentially dangerous MDR bacteria

April 15, 2019
Many animals featured at petting zoos may be colonized with one or more strains of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase, or ESBL, and AmpC-producing…
Meeting News

Women trail men in diagnosis, treatment of heart disease

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Though CDC data indicate heart disease is the number one cause of death among all U.S. adults, women with CVD do not get as much…
In the Journals

Survey measures knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease in rural areas

April 12, 2019
A new measure designed to assess knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease in rural, underserved populations, known as the Basic Knowledge of…
In the Journals

Stress-related disorders increase risk for CVD

April 11, 2019
Patients with stress-related disorders including PTSD, adjustment disorder, acute stress reaction and other stress reactions had an increased risk…
In the Journals

ED visits double among US teens considering suicide

April 11, 2019
Researchers have identified a surge in the number of American children presenting to EDs who have considered or attempted suicide. They estimated…
In the Journals

Skipping breakfast may increase type 2 diabetes risk

April 9, 2019
Individuals who skipped breakfast were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to research published in the Journal of Nutrition

NYC pushes measles vaccination with state of emergency

April 9, 2019
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency today because of an ongoing measles outbreak. Residents of Brooklyn’s…
Feature

Battle over Affordable Care Act resurfaces

April 9, 2019
Legal and political battles have put the fate of the Affordable Care Act, and health care for millions of Americans, back into the spotlight and…
In the Journals

Dietary supplements demonstrate no mortality benefits

April 8, 2019
While adequate intake of certain nutrients derived from food was associated with lower all-cause mortality, nutrients derived from supplements were…
In the Journals

Diabetes creates 'hidden tax' for US residents

April 8, 2019
The average annual cost of diabetes for the entire U.S. population rose 13% between 2012 and 2017, according to findings presented in Diabetes
Commentary

The alphabet soup of primary CV prevention

Cardiology Today, April 2019
Aparna Sajja, MD; Vincent A. Pallazola, MD; Roger S. Blumenthal, MD; Seth S. Martin, MD MHS
The 2019 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, recently released…
In the Journals

1 in 5 deaths worldwide linked to poor diet

April 4, 2019
In 2017, a poor diet, defined as one high in sodium and low in whole grains and fruits, contributed to 11 million deaths globally, accounting for…
Meeting News

Self-help app helps reduce depression, anxiety symptoms

April 3, 2019
A popular smartphone app based on cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness showed efficacy in individuals with symptoms of anxiety and…

Physicians, advocates testify to insulin rationing due to unpredictable, high pricing

April 3, 2019
WASHINGTON — Diabetes stakeholders and patient advocates once again brought their concerns regarding rising insulin prices before Congress on…
In the Journals

Physical therapy ball pits filled with bacteria that may make children sick

April 3, 2019
Researchers found microbial colonization of balls located in pediatric physical therapy ball pits, according to a study published in the American
Feature

Experts discuss rare link between concussion, suicide

April 2, 2019
The most recent CDC data show an estimated 329,290 children were treated in United States for sports and recreation-related injuries that included a…
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