Today's Health News

Bacterial Infections Increase Coronary Heart Disease Risk in T1DM

Incident CHD events tied to more antibiotic purchases, higher levels of lipopolysaccharide activity

Surgical Delays Not Life-Threatening in Early Breast Cancer

Increased time to surgery linked to elevated odds of pathological upstaging in DCIS, not in invasive cancer

CDC: Pediatric Hospitalizations for COVID-19 Increasing

A similar proportion of hospitalized children need intensive care as adults

Russia Approves COVID-19 Vaccine Before Trials Completed

President Vladimir Putin claims the vaccine 'works effectively enough'

Gilead Seeks FDA Approval for Remdesivir

Trials of the drug show that it can cut recovery time from COVID-19 by nearly a third

FDA Head Says Any Approved COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Safe

Assurance was given during a video briefing with the American Medical Association

E-Cigarette Use Linked to Increased Odds of COVID-19

Dual use of e-cigarettes, cigarettes linked to increased odds of COVID-diagnosis, testing, and symptoms

Guidance Helps Doctors Optimize Telemedicine for Seniors

Physicians should be mindful of cues that patient may not hear or understand and repeat or rephrase

SARS-CoV-2 Rates Up for Minority, Disadvantaged Children

Increased rates of infection for non-Hispanic black, Hispanic children, those in lower quartiles of MFI

Hospitalization Rates for AMI Dropped During Early COVID-19

Reduction at rate of 19.0 cases per week followed by increase at rate of 10.5 cases per week