Today's Health News

Three Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 ID’d as Positive

One of three neonates was born early; all three had pneumonia on chest radiographic imaging

ACC: Increase Seen in Death Rates Due to Hypertension-Related CVD

2007 to 2017 saw increase in death rates in rural and urban populations, for all age groups, both sexes

ACC: E-Cigarette Use Continues to Rise

Authors say long-term health consequences remain unknown

Vitamin C May Reduce Ventilation Time in Critically Ill Patients

Review shows vitamin C can shorten the duration of mechanical ventilation by an average of 25 percent

Online Patient Portal Access Aids Diabetes Management

Significant benefit seen for medication adherence, glycemic control with online portal access

Higher Intake of Fruits, Vegetables Tied to Fewer Menopause Symptoms

Higher intake of citrus fruits especially tied to lower total menopause rating scale score

Temperature Impacts Likelihood of Bad Mental Health Days

Cooler days decrease, while hotter days eventually increase, chance of reporting bad mental health days

BP Load No Aid to Prognosis in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease

But high average blood pressure on 24-hour test strongly predicts child's cardiac, kidney disease risk

Late-Life Depression Severity Varies by Race, Ethnicity

Differences identified in depression severity, symptom burden, and depression care

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