Today's Health News

Certain Dietary Supplements Tied to Dysphagia, Choking in Seniors

Most reports of swallowing complications involve multivitamins or calcium supplements

Patient Preferences Explored in Multiple Myeloma Treatment

All-oral regimen linked to higher satisfaction with treatment convenience in relapsed, refractory MM

MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function

In healthy nonsmokers, inhaling nicotine-free e-cigarette aerosol impacts endothelial function

Factors ID’d in Pregnancy Chances After Kidney Transplant

Likelihood of pregnancy after kidney transplant higher for Hispanic women versus white women

Lipophilic Statins May Cut Liver Cancer in Chronic Viral Hepatitis

Inverse link is dose-dependent; lowest 10-year HCC risk seen with 600 or more lipophilic statin cDDDs

Use of Opioids + Cannabis Tied to Poorer Mental Health

Co-use associated with anxiety and depression symptoms compared with opioid use alone

Childhood-Onset IBD Ups Risk for Psychiatric Morbidity

Risk significantly increased for suicide attempt and mood, anxiety, personality, eating disorders

Association for Diabetes, Stroke Risk Varies by Age, Race, Sex

For under 65s, stroke risk increased for white women and men, black women, but not black men

Minority, Low-Income Individuals Less Likely to Receive Oral Cancer Screening

Education level, insurance type also may affect likelihood of oral cancer screening at dental visit

Most U.K. Patients With UTI Receive Antibiotics on Same Day

Represcription rate at 28 days only 4.1 percent from 2011 to 2015; slight increase seen for men over time