Today's Health News

Higher Odds of Migraines Seen Among Sexual Minorities

Those identifying as mostly heterosexual or lesbian, gay, bisexual had higher prevalence of migraine

New FDA Applications for Opioids Often Based on Short Trials

Most products for treating chronic pain approved based on narrowly defined populations of patients

Health Care Use, Costs Increase 20-Fold After Firearm Injury

Findings compared six months before and after injury across patients in five states

Lockdown Tied to Worsening of Musculoskeletal Conditions

About half of U.K. patients experienced an increase in symptoms during early stages of the pandemic

Gabapentin Does Not Lower Pain Scores in Chronic Pelvic Pain

Treatment also linked to more serious adverse events

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Linked to Increased T2DM Risk

Type 2 diabetes risk increased with increasing length of PPI use, particularly use for more than two years

Women With AMI-Cardiogenic Shock Treated Less Aggressively

Coronary angiography, PCI, mechanical circulatory support used less often; mortality higher

Generalized Epilepsy Tied to Higher Sleep Apnea Risk

No differences found between focal, generalized epilepsy for excessive daytime sleepiness

Thousands of Donated Corneas From Gay, Bisexual Men Rejected

Modern virologic testing could expand number of corneal transplants available

Young Women Benefit From Surgery for Breast Asymmetry

Benefits seen in physical, mental health, social functioning for up to five years after surgery