Today's Health News

Incident CVD Up With Sugary, Artificially Sweetened Drinks

Risks for first incident CVD increased for higher consumers of sugary drinks, ASBs versus nonconsumers

Many U.S. Young Adults Not Aware of Stroke Symptoms

28.9 percent of young adults not aware of all five stroke symptoms; 2.7 percent not aware of any

Most Couples Concordant for Cardiovascular Risk

In 79 percent of couples, both members are in nonideal category for cardiovascular health score

Importance of CPR Reaffirmed in AHA Guidelines for Cardiac Arrest

Guidelines include recovery as link in chain of survival, emphasizing needs of patients, caregivers

Metabolic Surgery Linked to Reduced Risk for MACE After MI

Risk for death, new MI, heart failure lower with metabolic surgery in obese patients with previous MI

In-Hospital Mortality Higher for Homeless Heart Attack Patients

Risk for death three times higher for homeless, despite receiving similar care

ASN: Finerenone May Slow Progression in CKD With T2DM

Risks for chronic kidney disease progression, CV events lower with finerenone versus placebo

SHEA Updates Guidance for Health Care Staff With Hepatitis, HIV

Career counseling recommended for those planning to conduct exposure-prone procedures

MRI Safe for Those With Non-MRI-Conditional Cardiac Devices

MRI can be performed safely in patients with non-MRI-conditional devices, including pacemakers

American College of Surgeons, Oct. 3-7

The 105th Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress The annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons was held virtually this year from...