THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (American Heart Association News) -- Black and Hispanic children with Type 1 diabetes are more likely than their white peers to develop stiffened arteries – a precursor to heart disease and stroke – during the first decade of their diabetes diagnosis, new research finds.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- For males aged 12 years or older with severe hemophilia A or B with or without inhibitors, the annualized bleeding rate is lower with fitusiran prophylaxis, according to two studies published online March 29 in The Lancet and The Lancet Hematology.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- While still uncommon, fatal overdose rates among older adults quadrupled from 2002 to 2021, according to a research letter published online March 29 in JAMA Psychiatry.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- While research has shown that having pets can lower the chances of respiratory allergies in children, a new study finds it might also reduce the risk of food allergies.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Only 12 new antibiotics entered the market between 2017 and 2021, and too few currently are under development against critical pathogens, according to a World Health Organization presentation at the 33rd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, held from April 15 to 18 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Postoperative delirium is associated with accelerated cognitive decline in older adults, according to a study published online March 20 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection modifies the increased risk for gastric cancer associated with germline pathogenic variants in cancer-predisposing genes, according to a study published in the March 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Cluster headache and migraine are highly circadian, according to a review published online March 29 in Neurology.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to dogs or cats during fetal development or early infancy was associated with a reduction in the incidence of food allergies, with variation based on pet species and causative food, according to a study published online March 29 in PLOS ONE.
In the United States, somebody has a heart attack every 40 seconds, according to 2022 data from the American Heart Association. This statistic is perhaps not as alarming as the cost of a heart attack, which can run tens of thousands of dollars. A 2017 study in Circulation, a medical journal from the American Heart Association,...
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The number of days per week taking 8,000 or more steps is associated with a lower risk for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, according to a study published online March 28 in JAMA Network Open.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A remote clinical management program successfully delivered significant improvements in blood pressure (BP) control during the pandemic, according to a study published online March 13 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana legalization in the United States appears to be driving an increase in car crash deaths due to a jump in "intoxicated driving," researchers say.
Infections spread by sexual activity are known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs). An estimated 20% of Americans have an STI, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Cynthia Elford had recently lost her left leg to type 1 diabetes, after a sunburned big toe turned nearly black and forced an amputation.
For Star subscribers: The medical device company Becton Dickinson has abandoned the use of a hazardous gas and will instead use e-beam sterilization at its new Tucson facility.
OPINION: DEI and inclusive language are "necessary to scientifically identify, measure, analyze, and address health disparities that afflict millions of people and cost billions of dollars," writes M. Melissa McCormick, an anthropologist and medical editor in the Department of Surgery at the UA.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans get around with the help of wheelchairs, from those born with disabilities to those who have been struck with disabilities later in life.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Your body's internal clock appears to play a big part in the time of day when severe headaches happen.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose deaths -- both accidental and intentional -- have quadrupled over the past 20 years among older adults in the United States, a new study finds.
THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Assessing heart roundness may be a new way to diagnose cardiovascular conditions, new research suggests.
Pharmaceutical companies have put the brakes on many states’ ability to execute prisoners using lethal injections. Lacking alternatives, states are trying to keep the public from learning details about how they carry out executions.
KHN’s recent investigation offers a great opportunity for reporters to investigate an important issue of government accountability from a state or local angle.
Spending the money effectively and equitably is a tall order for state and local governments, and a lack of transparency in the process is already leading to fears of misuse.
For Star subscribers: Former Faith Christian members recall 'training sessions' in which infants were spanked for scooting off baby blankets