Today's Health News

Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Dementia Risk in Women With Diabetes

However, no effect seen for lowering dementia risk in men with type 2 diabetes

Purified CBD May Help Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Those taking CBD versus placebo had greater reduction in seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis complex

ASH: AlloHSCT Feasible After PD-1, PD-L1 mAb in Hodgkin Lymphoma

Outcomes good for those treated with a PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitor before undergoing allogeneic HSCT

All-Cause Mortality, Cancer Incidence Lower for Adventists

All-cause mortality lower in Adventists versus nonsmokers in general population at ages 65 and 85 years

Model Predicts Six-Month Post-AMI Mortality for Older Adults

Variables in novel model include hearing impairment, mobility impairment, weight loss, health status

Fewer Cases of Radiation-Induced Xerostomia Found With Acupuncture

Patients receiving true acupuncture have significantly lower least square mean xerostomia score

Many With Diabetes Engage in Underground Exchange of Medications, Supplies

Diabetes-specific financial stress predicts engagement in trading, receiving donated meds, supplies

Few MMR-Vaccine Eligible Children Receive Vaccine Before Travel

41.3 percent of MMR vaccination-eligible pediatric travelers received MMR vaccine at pretravel consultation

Breastfeeding May Protect Against Postpartum Relapses in MS

Pooled summary odds ratio of 0.63 found for correlation of breastfeeding with relapse

U.S. Health Care Spending Up 4.6 Percent in 2018

Acceleration in overall growth driven by faster growth in private health insurance and Medicare