In the Journals

Education level impacts health outcomes for patients with CKD

April 23, 2019
Lower educational attainment was associated with increased risk for adverse health outcomes in patients with moderate to severe chronic kidney…
In the Journals

Socioeconomic, health-related disadvantages associated with increased smoking prevalence

April 23, 2019
Six different socioeconomic and health-related disadvantages were associated with greater odds of smoking initiation and lower odds of smoking…
In the Journals

HPV vaccination of girls dramatically reduces cervical disease

April 22, 2019
Vaccination of girls aged 12 to 13 years with the bivalent HPV vaccine in Scotland has resulted in a marked decline in preinvasive cervical disease…
In the Journals

Late meal timing fails to influence risk for diabetes, prediabetes

April 18, 2019
Late-night food consumption did not affect risk for developing prediabetes or diabetes over 5 years of follow-up for British adults , according to…
In the JournalsPerspective

Low LDL, triglycerides increase stroke risk in women

April 18, 2019
Women with LDL levels below 70 mg/dL and low triglyceride levels had increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published in…
In the Journals

Medicaid could save $2.6 billion if 1% of smokers quit

April 17, 2019
A slight reduction in absolute smoking prevalence in the United States would result in “substantial” Medicaid savings the following year…
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
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