Today's Health News

Oral Steroids May Raise Risks for Diabetes, HTN, VTE in Children

But absolute risks for these complications still low among children receiving glucocorticoids

Coffee, Tea, Soda Tied to Higher Risk for Gastroesophageal Reflux

Consuming water, juice, milk not linked to increased risk for gastroesophageal reflux symptoms

Cancer Incidence Up for Adolescents and Young Adults

2007 to 2016 saw increase in overall cancer incidence in all age groups, mainly driven by thyroid cancer

Coffee Linked to Reduced Disease Progression, Death in CRC

Reductions in risk for overall, progression-free survival seen for those consuming two to three cups/day

Eflornithine + Sulindac Shows No Benefit in Adenomatous Polyposis

Incidence of disease progression not significantly lower with combo versus either drug alone

Smokeless Tobacco Poses Global Health Burden

Greatest burden of smokeless tobacco-related disease found in South and Southeast Asia

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tied to Subsequent Rhinosinusitis

Risk for developing chronic rhinosinusitis higher for patients with IBD, especially ulcerative colitis

Widespread Avoidance of Medical Care Found Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Prevalence of care avoidance higher for caregivers, those with underlying conditions, disabilities

Guidelines Updated for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Updated content covers six topic areas, including new areas of anemia, pediatrics, pregnancy and delivery

Sex-Disparities Exist in Liver Transplant Allocation

Women 8.6 percent more likely to die waiting, 14.4 percent less likely to receive a deceased donor liver transplant