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Air and Noise Pollution Linked to Increased Heart Failure

Ven, 22/10/2021 - 19:12

New observational data suggests that exposure to air pollution and road traffic noise is associated with an increased risk for new heart failure.

COVID Vaccine vs. Flu Vaccine: What to Know

Ven, 22/10/2021 - 18:52

The COVID and flu vaccines are important, and both are quite effective at preventing serious illness or death. But that’s where much of their similarities end. Here’s the science behind both.

Are Grit and Resilience Real? And How Do You Get Them?

Ven, 22/10/2021 - 17:22

Besides a history of handling tough times, optimism and confidence are other traits associated with resilience.

CDC OKs COVID Boosters for Nearly All Adults, Mixing Vaccines

Gio, 21/10/2021 - 23:32

CDC Director Rochelle Walneksy, MD, said more guidance on mixing of vaccines would be coming soon.

People Hospitalized After Taking Animal Drug Ivermectin for COVID

Gio, 21/10/2021 - 21:48

People using the medicine -- typically for horses and cattle -- prompted a spike in calls to poison control centers across the country.

Laser-Based Alcohol Level Tester Fine-Tuned to Detect Diseases

Gio, 21/10/2021 - 18:18

A device designed to detect disease from exhaled breath takes devices beyond alcohol measurement.

Even With Mild COVID, Obesity May Mean Worse Symptoms

Mer, 20/10/2021 - 22:44

Teens and adults who were overweight or obese had more symptoms, including cough and shortness of breath, than those of normal weight.

Kidney Grown in Pig Successfully Transplanted Into Man

Mer, 20/10/2021 - 21:09

If the technique proves generally successful it could revolutionize organ transplant, greatly expanding the pool of available organs.

Broken Heart Syndrome: On the Rise, Especially in Women 50-74

Mer, 20/10/2021 - 20:52

New research suggests that broken heart syndrome, while still not common, is not as rare as once thought. And it's on the rise, especially among middle-age and older women.

White House Announces Vaccination Plans for Younger Children

Mer, 20/10/2021 - 19:41

States were allowed to begin pre-ordering the shots this week. They can’t be delivered into kids’ arms, however, until both the FDA and CDC sign off. The shots could be available in early November.

Need Help With a Colon Cancer Diagnosis? Text COLON to 484848

Mer, 20/10/2021 - 18:52

The Colorectal Cancer Provider Outreach Program, CRC POP, brings newly diagnosed patients helpful information about support services in a single place.

FDA Proposes New Rule for Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 23:10

The FDA issued a landmark proposal Tuesday that would offer over-the-counter hearing aids to nearly 30 million Americans with mild-to-moderate hearing loss.

Justice Department Asks Supreme Court to Block Texas Abortion Law

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 22:45

The Department of Justice has filed a brief requesting the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily block a highly restrictive abortion law in Texas.

Low Iron in Midlife May Boost Risk for Heart Disease

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:48

Sufficient levels of iron in the blood might prevent about 1 in 10 diagnoses of coronary heart disease and reduce mortality risk. The good news: Lots of healthy foods have plenty of iron.

Experts Urge Flu Shots for Kids This Year

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:36

A rebound in the number and severity of flu cases is predicted for the 2021-22 season, and experts are recommending that everyone over the age of 6 months get their annual flu shot.

Still Too Few Women in Stroke Treatment Clinical Trials

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 19:22

Researchers say men outnumber women in stroke therapy clinical trials, which means women may end up receiving less effective treatment.

A Day in the Life of My Heart Failure

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 17:45

Heart failure has slowed Aimee Rodriguez Zepeda down, but it hasn’t stopped her. Here’s how she manages the condition every day.

China, U.S. Lead World in Saltiest Processed Meats, Fish

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 17:16

A new study finds the two world leaders have the highest salt levels in processed meat and fish products among five countries reviewed.

Injectable Patch Shows Promise for Heart Attack Recovery

Mar, 19/10/2021 - 00:08

An experimental patch works to restore function to damaged areas of the heart, which could ward off irregular heartbeats and heart failure.

Study: Automatic ‘Opt-Ins’ May Boost Women’s Leadership

Lun, 18/10/2021 - 22:05

When everyone is automatically opted in for a competition, women are as likely as men to vie for the prize. But when competitors must choose to opt in, it becomes a man’s game.