Today's Health News

Prospective, Randomized Studies of AI Lacking in Medical Imaging

Many studies claiming artificial intelligence as good as humans are of poor quality, with high risk for bias

Acute Kidney Injury Seems to Promote Renal Cell Carcinoma

AKI promotes the development of papillary renal cell carcinoma from single progenitors

Increased Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Seen in Cancer Patients in Wuhan

Of the 12 patients with COVID-19, six developed severe acute respiratory syndrome; three died

Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences launched virtual training website to protect workers

ACC: Statins Cut Heart Failure Risk in Early Breast Cancer Treatment

Risk for heart failure hospital visit declined with statins for women receiving anthracyclines, trastuzumab

Reduction Noted in Transfusion Burden With Luspatercept

Reduction seen with luspatercept versus placebo for patients with transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia

National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028

National health expenditures expected to represent 19.7 percent of gross domestic product by 2028

Interleukin-1β Inhibition Linked to Reduced Incidence of Anemia

Among those with baseline anemia, hemoglobin levels improved with canakinumab versus placebo

FDA: Insulin Among Drugs Transitioned to Biological Products

New regulatory pathway for biologic drugs allows for approval of biosimilars, interchangeable versions

More Steps in a Day Tied to Lower Risk for Death

Step intensity not linked to significantly lower mortality risk after adjusting for total steps per day