Today's Health News

MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function

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

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

BP Outside of Clinic May Better Predict Outcomes in Black Patients

Higher systolic blood pressure measured with ambulatory monitoring tied to cardiovascular events, mortality

Genetic Liability to Insomnia Linked to Increased Odds of CVDs

Mendelian randomization analyses revealed greater odds of CAD, heart failure, ischemic stroke

AHA: Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acids Effectively Lower Triglycerides

4 g daily EPA+DHA or EPA only effective and safe for use as monotherapy or in combination

Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease

Public comment period for these guidelines has been extended 30 days to Sept. 9, 2019

Intensive BP Therapy Not Beneficial in Nursing Home Residents

Findings seen among long-term nursing home residents with, without cognitive impairment

FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes

New labels would be the most significant change to cigarette labels in more than 35 years

Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research

Short-term interest significantly increased for those viewing large TV monitors in ED waiting room

Nonpersistence, Low Adherence to BP Meds Common in Under 65s

Relative risks of nonpersistence, low adherence lower with initiation of ACEi, ARB, multiclass regimen