Today's Health News

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

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

ACC: Statins Cut Heart Failure Risk in Early Breast Cancer Treatment

Risk for heart failure hospital visit declined with statins for women receiving anthracyclines, trastuzumab

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

Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences launched virtual training website to protect workers

ACC: Many Seniors Hospitalized for Heart Failure Not Tested for CAD

Rates of testing for coronary artery disease higher for heart failure patients with LVEF ≤40 percent

National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028

National health expenditures expected to represent 19.7 percent of gross domestic product by 2028

Cardiac Injury Linked to Increased Mortality in COVID-19

More hospitalized patients with cardiac injury required noninvasive or invasive mechanical ventilation

Plant-Based Proteins Can Help Cut Risk for Coronary Heart Disease

Association strongest among premenopausal women, postmenopausal women without hormone use