Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy
Cardiovascular disease remains a major contributor to rising maternal morbidity and mortality. Both the pregnant woman and fetus are exposed to many potential complications as a result of the physiologic changes of pregnancy. These changes can exacerbate existing cardiac disease, as well as lead to the development of de novo issues during gestation, delivery, and the postnatal period. For women with preexisting cardiac disease, including congenital malformations, valvular disease, coronary artery disease, and aortopathies, it is crucial that they receive multidisciplinary evaluation, counseling, and optimization before con...
Source: NeoReviews recent issues - November 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

What is Refeeding Syndrome?
Discussion Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder with an intense fear of being overweight (i.e. distorted body image), and self-starvation and excessive weight loss. It is more common in women (1.2%) than men (0.2%) but can be seen in both genders. Risk factors include high-intelligence, perfectionism/inflexibility, anxiety, activities where thinner body types are expected (e.g. dancer, diver, gymnast, long-distance runner, volleyball player, etc.) Other eating disorders include bulimia nervosa (i.e. cycles of binge eating and then purging), binge eating disorder (i.e. purging), orthorexia (i.e. obsessions with healthful ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Oral Presentations Demonstrate Importance of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) as Key Efficacy Indicator and Show Strong Patient Adherence Rates
September 11, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data demonstrating robust prostate-specific antigen (PSA) response and strong adherence rates in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) treated with ERLEADA® (apalutamide) in the real-world clinical setting. The strong PSA response was also seen in a separate post-hoc analysis that showed a correlation between rapid and deep PSA response and prolonged survival in both metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC) and nmCRPC. The post-hoc analysis also...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen Demonstrates Commitment to Advancing Science and Innovation in the Treatment of Solid Tumors at ESMO Annual Congress
September 8, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than ten data presentations from its lung cancer, bladder cancer and prostate cancer portfolio and pipeline will be featured during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress 2021 virtual meeting, September 16–21. Further details about these data and the science Janssen is advancing will be made available throughout ESMO via the Janssen Oncology Virtual Newsroom.“With a diverse oncology portfolio and pipeline spanning bladder cancer, lung cancer and prostate can...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Striving to Deliver Better Outcomes: Janssen to Showcase Commitment to Advancing Science for Genitourinary Cancers at AUA 2021
August 31, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today multiple company-sponsored presentations in prostate and bladder cancers will be highlighted at the virtual 2021 American Urological Association Annual Meeting (AUA 2021), September 10-13. “Janssen maintains a strong commitment to advancing innovation and new therapeutic options for patients with genitourinary malignancies. As the treatment of genitourinary cancers becomes more complex, we continue to work with urologists and their teams to improve outcomes for patients across the continuum of disease...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Doubles Odds for Sudden Death
New research shows sleep apnea may also increase the risk for high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caring for the Resident with Complex Medical Needs in Assisted Living
Mr. P is an 89-year-old Black man who transitioned to assisted living after an acute hospitalization for pneumonia and then a short stay in post-acute care for therapy and to stabilize his chronic medical problems. Before that time he had been living independently, but he was hospitalized three times over the past year due to exacerbations of congestive heart failure and his underlying restrictive pulmonary disease (COPD). His additional medical history includes hyponatremia, chronic kidney disease, and anxiety. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 1, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Barbara Resnick, Paige Hector Tags: IDT Case Studies Source Type: news

ACE inhibitors may impact body's ability to fight bacterial infections, study finds
Drugs prescribed to millions of people with high blood pressure and congestive heart failure weaken the immune system's ability to fight off bacterial infections, a Science Translational Medicine study found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Pandemic Caused the Biggest Decline in U.S. Life Expectancy since World War 2. Black and Hispanic Americans Have Suffered the Most
Although James Toussaint has never had COVID-19, the pandemic is taking a profound toll on his health. First, the 57-year-old lost his job delivering parts for a New Orleans auto dealership in spring 2020, when the local economy shut down. Then, he fell behind on his rent. Last month, Toussaint was forced out of his apartment when his landlord—who refused to accept federally funded rental assistance—found a loophole in the federal ban on evictions. Toussaint has recently had trouble controlling his blood pressure. Arthritis in his back and knees prevents him from lifting more than 20 pounds, a huge obstacle for...
Source: TIME: Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Liz Szabo / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

COVID-19 Exposed the Faults in America ’s Elder Care System. This Is Our Best Shot to Fix Them
For the American public, one of the first signs of the COVID-19 pandemic to come was a tragedy at a nursing home near Seattle. On Feb. 29, 2020, officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Washington State announced the U.S. had its first outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Three people in the area had tested positive the day before; two of them were associated with Life Care Center of Kirkland, and officials expected more to follow soon. When asked what steps the nursing home could take to control the spread, Dr. Jeff Duchin, health officer for Seattle and King County, said he was working w...
Source: TIME: Health - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Aging COVID-19 feature franchise Magazine TIME for Health Source Type: news

Bradycardia: Congestive Heart Failure or Not?
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - June 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Bradycardia Source Type: news

Roche launches new ways to use their cardiovascular tests empowering clinicians to improve diagnosis and treatment of millions of people
Basel, 28 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced a series of five new intended uses for two key cardiac biomarkers using the Elecsys ® technology: high sensitive cardiac troponin T (cTnT-hs) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide test (NT-proBNP). These gold standard biomarkers³ have proven to be successful in supporting cardiovascular disease management and can help clinicians diagnose heart attacks⁴ (cTnT-hs) and bett er manage heart failure⁵ (NT-proBNP). Roche's introduction of five new intended uses for these existing, globally accepted diagnostic solutions means more people could ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche launches new ways to use their cardiovascular tests empowering clinicians to improve diagnosis and treatment of millions of people
Basel, 28 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced a series of five new intended uses for two key cardiac biomarkers using the Elecsys ® technology: high sensitive cardiac troponin T (cTnT-hs) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide test (NT-proBNP). These gold standard biomarkers³ have proven to be successful in supporting cardiovascular disease management and can help clinicians diagnose heart attacks⁴ (cTnT-hs) and bett er manage heart failure⁵ (NT-proBNP). Roche's introduction of five new intended uses for these existing, globally accepted diagnostic solutions means more people could ...
Source: Roche Media News - April 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Congestive heart failure and diet
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My doctor told me that I have congestive heart failure and I have to change my lifestyle, including my diet. What kind of diet should I be on? ANSWER: When patients have congestive heart failure, their heart isn't able to manage fluid well, and it builds up in the body. This fluid can cause shortness [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 26, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Increased risk of congestive heart failure following carbon monoxide poisoning - Huang CC, Chen TH, Ho CH, Chen YC, Hsu CC, Lin HJ, Wang JJ, Chang CP, Guo HR.
BACKGROUND: Carbon monoxide poisoning (COP) is an important public health issue around the world. It may increase the risk of myocardial injury, but the association between COP and congestive heart failure (CHF) remains unclear. We conducted a study incorp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Janssen Provides Update on Phase 3 ACIS Study in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Treated with ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) and ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Plus Prednisone Combination
RARITAN, N.J., April 19, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that regulatory submissions based on the Phase 3 ACIS study, which evaluated the combination of ERLEADA® (apalutamide) and ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone in patients with chemotherapy-naïve metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), will not be pursued. As presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium in February 2021, the ACIS study met its primary endpoint of radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS); ho...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Amid COVID, potentially avoidable hospitalizations for other conditions fell far more for whites than Blacks
During the first six months of the pandemic, as people attempted to stay away from hospitals caring for those sick with COVID-19, potentially avoidable hospitalizations for non-COVID-19 –related conditions fell far more among white patients than Black patients, according to a new study that looked at admissions to UCLA Health hospitals.The findings indicate that the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated existing racial health care disparities and suggest that during the pandemic, African Americans may have had worse access than whites to outpatient care that could have helped prevent deterioration of their non –COVID...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Radiological Case: Barth Syndrome: A Rare Cause of CHF in Boys Radiological Case: Barth Syndrome: A Rare Cause of CHF in Boys
Review the radiological findings and differential diagnosis of Barth syndrome, a rare X-linked recessive disorder which causes congestive heart failure in young males.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stomach bloating warning: A bloated tummy could mean your heart is struggling
STOMACH bloating may be a warning sign of congestive heart failure - when the muscle is unable to effectively pump blood around the body. The progressive condition will eventually be fatal, which is why an early diagnosis might help prolong life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Symptoms for cardiac amyloidosis overlap with other conditions
Cardiac amyloidosis is irreversible thickening of the heart muscle that typically presents as a form of congestive heart failure. It is overlooked often because the symptoms can masquerade as other conditions. Unfortunately, there aren't any preventive strategies for cardiac amyloidosis, says Dr. Melissa Lyle, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist. "So the key, really, is early detection," says [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Do patients manage their health care better if they can access their electronic health records?
What are electronic health records?Healthcare providers maintain health-related information about a patient in an electronic health record, which is held in a digitalform and is accessed by a computer. Healthcare professionals use these records to access all health-related information for a patient'scare, whenever and wherever they need it. Information may include a person's medical history, medicines, allergies, test results, andimmunisation history.Some healthcare providers let patients see their own electronic health records, usually by giving them web-based access. Patients may alsobe oDered other web-based services, s...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 16, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Treatment with ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Significantly Improved Overall Survival in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer
RARITAN, N.J., February 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the final analysis of the Phase 3 TITAN study, which demonstrated the continued statistically significant benefit of the addition of ERLEADA® (apalutamide) to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in overall survival (OS) in patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC), regardless of extent of disease, when compared to placebo plus ADT.[1] Results will be featured in an oral presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cance...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Results from Phase 3 ACIS Study in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Treated with ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) and ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Combination
RARITAN, N.J., February 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 ACIS study, which met the primary endpoint of radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS) with a 31 percent reduction in the risk of radiographic progression or death in patients with chemotherapy-naïve metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Patients in the trial received either a combination of ERLEADA® and ZYTIGA® plus prednisone (combination arm) or placebo a...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Higher blood pressure over life span increases congestive heart failure risk in Black people
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Starting with early childhood, otherwise healthy Black people show signs of slightly diminished heart muscle strength and a slightly higher blood pressure than their white counterparts, factors which may put them on a course for early development of congestive heart failure, Medical College of Georgia researchers report. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Coughing up pink, frothy fluid is a sign of congestive heart failure
STOMACH bloating may be a warning sign your heart is failing. This means the muscle isn't able to pump blood around the body as well as it should. Congestive heart failure can develop slowly over years or can be sudden. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the 4 Stages of Congestive Heart Failure
What Are the Four Stages of Congestive Heart Failure? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Robust Solid Tumor Portfolio and Pipeline at 2021 ASCO GU
February 2, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today it will highlight the depth of its solid tumor portfolio at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium with 12 data presentations, including three company-sponsored oral presentations from the ERLEADA® (apalutamide) clinical development program. The virtual meeting will take place February 11-13, 2021. “We are committed to the development of innovative therapies for patients with genitourinary cancers for whom there remains a high unmet need,” said C...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Use Difficult Conversations to Provide Better Healthcare
Pretend you are a dust bunny behind the couch. Your life has meaning there, and you find happiness even though this is not what you expected. Times have been better, but things could be worse after all. The default in this world though is to be the fur on the back of a cat, not just some collection of fur, dust and house plant debris. Today, you have a problem and you need help. You aren’t exactly clear on what you want to happen, you just know that you need help. What arrives to your plea is a broom and a dustpan. The broom does not ask many questions – it just sees you as a dust bunny.  Unfortunate...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 19, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Justin Porter, RN, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Exclusives Patient Care EMT Healthcare Paramedic Source Type: news

Baltimore startup that uses barbershops to tackle health disparities is raising new funding
The founder said his dad's July 2020 death from congestive heart failure “was pretty much the last straw to pivot the business into health care.” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Long-Term Heart Risks for Diabetic Teens
MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 -- Weight-loss surgery significantly reduces the risk of heart problems in obese teens with type 2 diabetes, a new study finds. Teens who have the surgery can see their long-term risk for heart attack, congestive heart failure,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Foods to Avoid With Congestive Heart Failure
By making a few dietary changes and learning to short-circuit some eating habits, people with heart failure may feel better and ease uncomfortable swelling. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research shows impact of bariatric surgery on cardiovascular disease risk in obese teens
(Children's Hospital Colorado) Researchers at Children's Hospital Colorado determined that the long-term risk of cardiovascular events including heart attack, congestive heart failure, stroke and coronary death was reduced by almost threefold for teenagers with type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery compared to those whose diabetes was only managed medically. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes and COVID-19 as Obstacles to Returining to Normal
Mr. G is an 87-year-old White male who was recently transferred to a nursing home within a continuing care retirement community where he lives with his wife. He was treated in an acute care setting for an exacerbation of congestive heart failure, and he now requires skilled care for deconditioning and medical management. Per state regulations, upon admission he was quarantined in the COVID-19 unit. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 31, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Barbara Resnick, Paige Hector Tags: IDT Case Studies Source Type: news

26.10.20: Bayer acquires Asklepios BioPharmaceutical to broaden innovation base in cell and gene therapy
Bayer acquires Asklepios BioPharmaceutical to broaden innovation base in cell and gene therapyAcquisition fuels Bayer's cell and gene therapy platform with potential to bring urgently needed treatments to patients across multiple disease areas with high unmet need / AskBio's industry leading AAV-based gene therapy platform already yielding commercial and clinical stage assets with potential of helping larger patient populations / Portfolio includes investigational pre-clinical and clinical stage development candidates for the treatment of neuromuscular, central nervous system, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases such as ...
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - October 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bayer-acquires-Asklepios-BioPharmaceutical-to-broaden-innovation-base-in-cell-and-gene-therapy
Acquisition fuels Bayer’s cell and gene therapy platform with potential to bring urgently needed treatments to patients across multiple disease areas with high unmet need / AskBio's industry leading AAV-based gene therapy platform already yielding commercial and clinical stage assets with potential of helping larger patient populations / Portfolio includes investigational pre-clinical and clinical stage development candidates for the treatment of neuromuscular, central nervous system, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases such as therapeutics for Pompe disease, Parkinson’s disease and congestive heart failure, ...
Source: Bayer Company News - October 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

People with kidney disease face THREE-FOLD higher risks of dying from COVID-19
A new hospital from Penn State University found hospitalized COVID-19 patients with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, or congestive heart failure were twice as likely to die. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Application of machine learning to the prediction of postoperative sepsis after appendectomy
Conclusion(s): Machine learning methods can be used to predict the development of sepsis after appendectomy with moderate accuracy. Such predictive modeling has potential to ultimately allow for preoperative recognition of patients at risk for developing postoperative sepsis after appendectomy thus facilitating early intervention and reducing morbidity. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Certain pre-existing conditions may double, triple mortality risk for COVID-19
(Penn State) A large, international study of COVID-19 patients confirmed that cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease, stroke and cancer can increase a patient's risk of dying from the virus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Congestive Heart Failure Survival Rate
How Long Can You Live with Congestive Heart Failure? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When epidemic and pandemic collide in senior care
For a widow who has outlived many of her friends, loneliness can make managing a chronic condition even worse. This is the case for Ann, a 75-year-old recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure and Stage 3 renal disease. Left to navigate her care alone, she has found herself bouncing back and forth from skilled nursing facility to home and has found it increasingly difficult to stay on top of her medication regimen. As we are faced with the monumental challenges of Covid-19 here in the U.S.,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jay LaBine Source Type: news

When epidemic and pandemic collide in senior care
For a widow who has outlived many of her friends, loneliness can make managing a chronic condition even worse. This is the case for Ann, a 75-year-old recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure and Stage 3 renal disease. Left to navigate her care alone, she has found herself bouncing back and forth from skilled nursing facility to home and has found it increasingly difficult to stay on top of her medication regimen. As we are faced with the monumental challenges of Covid-19 here in the U.S.,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jay LaBine Source Type: news

When epidemic and pandemic collide in senior care
For a widow who has outlived many of her friends, loneliness can make managing a chronic condition even worse. This is the case for Ann, a 75-year-old recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure and Stage 3 renal disease. Left to navigate her care alone, she has found herself bouncing back and forth from skilled nursing facility to home and has found it increasingly difficult to stay on top of her medication regimen. As we are faced with the monumental challenges of Covid-19 here in the U.S.,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jay LaBine Source Type: news

What Are the Main Acyanotic Congenital Heart Diseases?
Discussion Congenital heart diseases (CHD) are malformations of the heart and great vessels. It occurs in about 5-8/1000 live births. Cyanotic congenital heart disease is often noted perinatally because of cyanosis, respiratory distress and/or poor feeding or other distress type problems. A review can be found here. Acyanotic congenital heart disease (ACHD) can present at birth but often is seen in older children or adults unless the lesions are severe, especially obstructive lesions. Severe lesions may also cause cyanosis and distress type problems in patients also. Shunting lesions cause problems by diverting blood flo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 17, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Coming to Terms with Unreality
When I was 14 years old, I entered my freshman year of high school feeling nothing but a dull sense of disquietude. I was not happy to be starting the new school year. I was always “the quiet kid”, and that label only rang truer over time, as I retreated further into my shell with each passing school year. I had few friends, and the ones I had were fair-weather, frequently passing up hanging out with me in favor of others. I knew in the back of my mind that I should feel stressed or upset when the year began, but I just felt empty.  My late childhood and early adolescence, meant to be a time of growth and ...
Source: Psych Central - August 6, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Renee Consorte Tags: Dissociative disorders Personal Stories Adolescence Depersonalization Derealization Dissociation Resentment Social Anxiety Source Type: news

Bundled Payments Tied to Reduced Spending With Less Skilled Nursing Utilization Bundled Payments Tied to Reduced Spending With Less Skilled Nursing Utilization
Medicare bundled payments for acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, COPD, and pneumonia are associated with reduced spending and less use of skilled nursing, a US study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

What Are the 4 Stages of Congestive Heart Failure?
Title: What Are the 4 Stages of Congestive Heart Failure?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/24/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

This New App Analyzes Your Voice Quality To Diagnose Congestive Heart Failure: Can It Help With Covid-19?
A new app developed by an Israeli biotech startup has shown promise in evaluating voice quality to detect buildup of fluid in the lungs, an important finding associated with congestive heart failure (CHF). (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

What Causes Congestive Heart Failure?
Title: What Causes Congestive Heart Failure?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - June 12, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news