Today's Health News

Risk for Arterial Hypertension Up With Air Pollutant Exposure

Residential exposure linked to AH, reduced HDL cholesterol for individuals living in multistory houses

Race, Neighborhood Impact Bystander CPR in Pediatric OHCA

BCPR less likely in races/ethnicities other than white

Prolonged TV Viewing Tied to CVD Events, Mortality in Blacks

Risk for CVD events/all-cause mortality increased for TV viewing, not occupational sitting

Erectile Dysfunction Presents Large Global Health Burden

Condition is risk factor for benign prostatic hyperplasia, cardiovascular disease, dementia

Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to ‘Big Three’

Vascular events, infections, cancers account for 74.1 percent of high-severity misdiagnosis-related harms

Risk for Leg Amputation Higher With Microvascular Disease

Risk higher regardless of microvascular disease location or other blood vessel conditions

Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias

Biases associate men with careers and surgery and women with family and family medicine

PE, Death Not Reduced With Early Vena Cava Filter Placement

Findings seen in severely injured patients with a contraindication to prophylactic anticoagulation

Elevated Systolic BP May Up Risk for Valvular Heart Disease

Lifetime exposure to elevated systolic blood pressure may increase risk for major valvular heart disease

Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration

Rebates would have been paid directly to seniors in Medicare Part D program when they filled their Rx