Today's Health News

Russia Approves COVID-19 Vaccine Before Trials Completed

President Vladimir Putin claims the vaccine 'works effectively enough'

Reproductive Factors Tied to Coronary Artery Disease

Three or more pregnancies, early menopause tied to women's obstructive coronary artery disease

Malnutrition Common in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients

Malnutrition linked to increased risk for all-cause death, major adverse cardiovascular events

Alcohol Use Is Less Prevalent in Second, Third Trimesters

38.2 percent of those who reported current drinking also reported use of one or more substances

Prenatal Cannabis Exposure May Harm Child Neurodevelopment

Maternal cannabis use during pregnancy tied to higher risk for autism spectrum disorder in offspring

Alcohol Abuse Ups Mortality Risk Among Arrhythmia Patients

Among patients hospitalized for arrhythmia, those with alcohol abuse 72 percent more likely to die

Serine 91 Genotype of gyrA Gonorrhea Successfully Treated With Ciprofloxacin

Efficacy of single-dose oral ciprofloxacin treatment in the per-protocol population was 100 percent

Expanding Medicaid in Holdout States Could Insure 3.9 Million

Given the increase in uninsured due to COVID-19-related unemployment, this estimate is likely low

Overscreening for Cancer Common Among Older Adults

Findings seen across cancer types, particularly for women living in U.S. metropolitan areas

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men