Today's Health News

Higher Habitual Coffee Intake May Slow Cognitive Decline

Higher baseline coffee consumption also linked to slower Aβ-amyloid accumulation during a 126-month study period as shown on brain MRI scans

Telehealth Programs Benefit Obese Adults With Knee OA

Education and exercise program, with and without dietary intervention, better than education only for knee osteoarthritis

Smartphone Wound Follow-Up Increases Odds of Early SSI Diagnosis

Patients in smartphone group had reduced community care attendance, better experiences accessing care after abdominal surgery

Colchicine No Benefit Over Supportive Care for COVID-19

No significant reduction reported in mortality, ventilatory support, ICU admission, length of stay, serious adverse events; increase seen in adverse events, diarrhea

AAV Gene Transfer Feasible for the Treatment of Hemophilia A

In a phase 1-2 trial, 16 of 18 men had sustained expression of factor VIII after gene transfer with adeno-associated viral vector (SPK-8011)

ATS: Consider FEɴᴏ Test for Optimizing Asthma Treatment

The use of FENO testing in addition to usual care is suggested for patients with asthma in whom treatment is being considered

Hospitals Lag in Sexual Harassment Policies

Findings reveal few of the top U.S. medical centers have policies addressing harassment of physicians and staff by patients

Childhood Vaccination Schedule Not Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Recommended immunization schedule is not positively associated with the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children

FDA Approves Imaging Drug That Can Help Surgeons Spot Ovarian Cancers

Drug is designed to improve surgeon's ability to detect ovarian cancer while operating on a patient

Intermetatarsal Bursitis ID’d in Clinically Suspect Arthralgia

IMB for 23 percent with CSA; patients with IMB also have increased likelihood of subclinical synovitis, tenosynovitis