Today's Health News

Late-Life Diabetes Status Tied to New Cognitive Impairment

Diabetes in late life with poor glycemic control, longer duration linked to incident cognitive impairment

Study Looks at Risk for Bleeding in Percutaneous Tx of PAD

Major bleeding in lower-extremity peripheral vascular interventions tied to higher in-hospital mortality

Excess Weight Tied to Increased Risk for High BP in Young Children

Risk for hypertension at age 6 higher for children with incident, persistent excess weight at age 4

Many Surgeons Still Performing Inappropriate Vascular Access Sx

About 20 percent fail to meet arteriovenous fistula rate benchmark

Suicide Rates Peaked for Teens, Young Adults in 2017

Rates of suicide increased among youth aged 15 to 24 years

Prophylactic IVC Filters Worsen Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery

IVCF use before bariatric surgery tied to worse outcomes, longer hospital stay, and higher costs

Yogurt Consumption Linked to Reduced CRC Adenoma Risk in Men

Men with two or more servings of yogurt per week have reduced risk for conventional adenoma

Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck

Statin use tied to reduction in stroke incidence for cardiac patients with thorax and head or neck cancer

Cardiovascular AEs Common With Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma

Patients with relapsed multiple myeloma experiencing CVAEs had inferior survival

High Temperature Records Will be ‘Smashed’ in Coming Century

High temps increase risk for heat stroke, breathing issues, heart attacks, kidney problems