Today's Health News

ATA Issues Guidelines for Managing Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Evidence-based guidelines address diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment, including early multidisciplinary care team involvement

Response to One COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Strong in Previously Infected

Neutralizing antibody titer is higher after one dose of mRNA vaccine than after two vaccine doses in previously uninfected persons

Booster Shots a Likely Reality for COVID-19-Vaccinated Americans

And, CDC has scheduled a new emergency hearing on the safety of J&J vaccine for April 23

Hemorrhagic Stroke + COVID-19 Doubles Risk for In-Hospital Mortality

In addition to increased risk for death, hospital and ICU lengths of stay are longer

Grandmaternal DDT Exposure Tied to Granddaughter Early Menarche, Obesity

o,p'-DDT exposure in normal-weight, but not overweight or obese, grandmothers linked to obesity in granddaughters

Risk-Based Approach Developed to Triage Mammography Use

Clinical indication and individual risk factors linked to breast cancer detection and could help triage mammography use

Chronic Adverse Effects From Anti-PD-1 Immunotherapies Common

About 43 percent of patients who receive anti-PD1 therapy for advanced melanoma have chronic immune-related adverse effects

Brain Activity May Play Role in ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’

Stress-related brain activity tied to higher risk for developing Takotsubo syndrome

Gens X and Y Show Worrisome Trend of Declining Health

Future increase in morbidity and mortality rates likely as younger generations age

Even Moderate Caffeine Intake in Pregnancy Tied to Smaller Babies

Consuming more than 50 mg of caffeine per day (the amount in about half a cup of coffee) linked to lower birth weight