Alcohol Consumption and Incident Kidney Disease: Results From the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
Moderate alcohol consumption has been found to be associated with lower risk of coronary heart disease and myocardial infarction, which share similar risk factors and pathophysiology with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, there is inconsistent evidence on the association between alcohol consumption and CKD.
Authors: Kelkay B, Omer A, Teferi Y, Moges Y Abstract Background: Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality and significant health consequences to the newborn, families, and communities and tens of emotional and economic costs. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the magnitude of singleton preterm birth and associated factors in Shire Suhul General Hospital, Northern Ethiopia. Methods: Institutional based cross-sectional study was conducted among systematically selected 325 postnatal mothers in Shire Suhul General Hospital, Northern Ethiopia, from January to March 2018. The data were c...
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2019Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, Peter James, Eric S. Kim, Emily S. Zevon, Francine Grodstein, Laura D. KubzanskyAbstractGreater levels of psychological well-being are associated with reduced disease and mortality risk, and lifestyle habits may be potential mechanisms underlying these relationships. Prospective studies show that positive psychological factors enhance the likelihood of adopting specific health behaviors; yet, whether they promote the adoption of multiple healthy behaviors, which can have a multiplicative effect on disease and mor...
Publication date: July 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 57, Issue 1Author(s):
ConclusionIs convenient to consider a medication induced AP in patients without clear causative agent, such as the VA case presented. An etiological diagnosis algorithm of exclusion is proposed, for an adequate therapeutic approach in medication induced PNH. Algorithm validation is required.
Women know too little about alcohol's role in increasing breast cancer risk, a study suggests.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating the public about its ongoing safety review of abacavir and a possible increased risk of heart attack.
[2-03-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying the public that information on the cardiovascular risks (including heart attack) of the diabetes drug rosiglitazone has been added to the physician labeling and patient Medication Guide.
Researchers from the University of Southampton surveyed more than 200 patients and staff at a breast care centre in England and found knowledge about the link to alcohol was poor.
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2019Source: Journal of the Saudi Heart AssociationAuthor(s): Leia Hee, Oliver J. Gibbs, Joseph G. Assad, Lokesh D. Sharma, Andrew Hopkins, Craig P. Juergens, Sidney Lo, Christian J. MussapAbstractObjectivesThe primary aim was to investigate the efficacy and safety of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) using ticagrelor (T-DAPT) versus clopidogrel (C-DAPT) in a real-world ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) population.MethodsWe retrospectively analyzed 655 consecutive patients having primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for STEMI at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Austra...
ConclusionsThe COMPLETE trial is an international multicenter randomized trial that will help determine whether complete revascularization involving staged PCI of non-culprit lesions improves outcomes in patients with STEMI and multivessel CAD. (clinicaltrials.gov NCT01740479).