Today's Health News

Machine Learning Algorithm Can Predict Diabetes From ECG

Algorithm predicts no diabetes, prediabetes, type 2 diabetes with 97.1 percent precision, 96.8 percent accuracy

Peripheral Endovascular Intervention Incidence Increased Among Blacks

Black race strongly associated with the composite outcome of death and major amputation at one year

Adult Cardiopathy Linked to Increased Risk for Dementia

Only 4 and 9 percent of this effect was mediated by atrial fibrillation or stroke

Beneficial Effects of Salt Substitutes on BP Are Consistent

Consistent reductions seen in blood pressure across geographical regions and population subgroups based on age, sex, BMI

Risk Factors Worsening for Adults With Cardiovascular Disease

From 1999-2002 to 2015-2018, worsening seen in proportion with ideal HbA1c, BMI; increase in proportion with non-HDL-C levels <100 mg/dL

Serum Aldosterone Concentration Linked to CKD Progression

45 percent increase seen in risk for CKD progression for those in highest versus lowest quartile of serum aldosterone

HTN Linked to Hospitalization for Omicron in Vaccinated Persons

Findings seen among individuals who received at least three mRNA vaccine doses, subsequently diagnosed with COVID-19 during omicron surge

Poll: Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care

One in four Americans have put off medical care or prescription purchases due to higher prices

Transient Increase Seen in CV Events Following Gout Flare

Among gout patients experiencing cardiovascular events, odds of gout flare higher in preceding 0 to 60 and 61 to 120 days

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen in Management of NSTEMI

Blacks, Hispanics less likely than Whites to undergo coronary angiography, PCI for acute non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction