Today's Health News

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

Genetic Liability to Insomnia Linked to Increased Odds of CVDs

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

Maternal Exposure to Fluoride Linked to Lower Offspring IQ

Higher daily intake of fluoride among pregnant women linked to 3.66-point lower IQ score in boys, girls

Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease

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

Periop Covert Stroke ID’d in 7 Percent of Older Surgery Patients

Perioperative covert stroke tied to increased risk for cognitive decline one year after surgery

Antipsychotic Rx Patterns in Children With ADHD Concerning

Mental health comorbidities associated with antipsychotic treatment in only half of this group

Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research

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

Traumatic Brain Injury May Up Risk for Suicide in Veterans

Degree of severity can influence link between TBI and risk for suicide, risk for suicide by firearm

Radial Artery Access Used for Neuroendovascular Procedures

Data examined from 233 consecutive cases performed via transradial access at a single institution

Evidence Supports Meds Used for Pain Relief in Pediatric Migraine

But evidence insufficient to assess impact of many treatments to reduce headache frequency in youth