Today's Health News

SHEA Updates Guidance for Health Care Staff With Hepatitis, HIV

Career counseling recommended for those planning to conduct exposure-prone procedures

Daytime Noise Tied to Higher Dementia Risk

More daytime noise tied to 30 percent higher risk for mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer disease

MRI Safe for Those With Non-MRI-Conditional Cardiac Devices

MRI can be performed safely in patients with non-MRI-conditional devices, including pacemakers

Objective Olfactory Dysfunction Linked to Mortality in Seniors

Link for adults aged ≥65 years persisted after further adjustment for cognitive assessment, depression

Flavan-3-ol Intake Appears to Lower Systolic Blood Pressure

Reduction comparable to adherence to Mediterranean diet or moderate reduction in salt

Skin Breaks Drop With Prolonged AL/CVL Use in Neonates

Larger thalamic volumes seen with prolonged arterial line, central venous line use and fewer skin breaks

Skin Breaks Down With Prolonged AL/CVL Use in Neonates

Larger thalamic volumes seen with prolonged arterial line, central venous line use and fewer skin breaks

Guidelines Developed for Care of Adults With Down Syndrome

Strong recommendation advises screening for Alzheimer-type dementia starting at age 40 years

Weekend Admission Tied to Higher Stroke Mortality

Admission for hemorrhagic stroke on weekends versus weekdays tied to higher mortality at both rural, urban hospitals

Maternal Hypothyroidism Linked to Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Risk for ADHD increased in children of mothers with hypothyroidism diagnosed prior to, during pregnancy