Today's Health News

Risk for Hospitalization for Heart Failure Down With SGLT-2i Treatment for T2D

Risk for stroke, MI, all-cause mortality similar for those initiating SGLT-2i or metformin

Physicians Often Experience Mistreatment, Discrimination

Experience of mistreatment or discrimination by patients, families, visitors independently linked with higher odds of burnout

Formal Training in Cardio-Obstetrics Uncommon

Only 29 percent of practicing cardiologists reported receipt of cardio-obstetrics didactics during training

Early Intervention May Be Better for Severe Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis

Risks for all-cause mortality and hospitalization for heart failure reduced according to meta-analysis of data from two randomized trials

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Alzheimer, Related Dementias Identified

Highest prevalence seen for high blood pressure and not meeting aerobic physical activity guidelines, followed by obesity

Time-Restricted Eating Reduces CVD Risk for Older Breast Cancer Survivors

15 percent relative reduction in the median Framingham CVD risk following eight weeks of time-restricted eating intervention

Age-Specific Dementia Risk Scores Developed for Mid, Late Life

Elevated systolic BP and diabetes mellitus most important vascular risk factors for increased 10-year incident dementia risk at age 55

Preexisting Cardiovascular Conditions Tied to Severe COVID-19 in Children

Risk varies considerably across 26 examined cardiovascular conditions

Smokers Who Shift to Vaping May Improve Other Health Measures

Findings seen for adults' health and social functioning measured at ages 30 and 39 years

Lifestyle Coaching Intervention Improves BP Control Among Blacks

At 24 and 48 months, greater BP control was seen in the lifestyle coaching group versus the usual care group