Early Age at First Period Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk Early Age at First Period Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk
In a study of US women under age 65, " extremely early " age at first menstrual period was associated with greater risk for type 2 diabetes and stroke compared with having menarche at age 13.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 6, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Source Type: news

How the New Outbreak in China Is Hitting Clinics Elsewhere How the New Outbreak in China Is Hitting Clinics Elsewhere
A rise in respiratory illnesses in China, clusters of pneumonia in children, and resistance to common antibiotics have specialists on alert looking for changes locally.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 5, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How the New Outbreak in China Is Affecting the US and Other Regions How the New Outbreak in China Is Affecting the US and Other Regions
A rise in respiratory illnesses in China and clusters of pneumonia in children and resistance to a common antibiotic have specialists taking a closer look at important trends.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 5, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Reducing Albumin Improves Kidney and Heart Function Reducing Albumin Improves Kidney and Heart Function
The tablet drug finerenone significantly reduces kidney risk in people with type 2 diabetes and also protects heart health, researchers found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 4, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Statin Use Remains Low for At-Risk Patients Statin Use Remains Low for At-Risk Patients
Expanded prescribing guidelines have not boosted statin use among patients who are at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 4, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Pig Organs in Humans: We're Not Ready Yet, Says Ethicist Pig Organs in Humans: We're Not Ready Yet, Says Ethicist
Bioethicist Art Caplan discusses the current status of using of pig organs for transplantation in humans.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 4, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Transplantation Commentary Source Type: news

How Low Should You Go? Is Very Low LDL-C Safe? How Low Should You Go? Is Very Low LDL-C Safe?
Drs Connie Newman and Seth Martin highlight the evidence supporting the safety of very low LDL-C levels, and how maintaining low levels protects against CV events such as MI and stroke.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 1, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Article Source Type: news

AHA, AAP Update Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines AHA, AAP Update Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines
The update addresses use of intact umbilical cord management in preterm, late preterm, and term newborns. It also lists optimal devices and interfaces to administer positive-pressure ventilation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 30, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Late-Life Increases in Pulmonary Pressure, Hypertension Late-Life Increases in Pulmonary Pressure, Hypertension
Age-related increases in pulmonary artery systolic pressure occur in concert with worsening left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and contribute to late-life dyspnea, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 30, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Transapical Valve Replacement Relieves Mitral Regurgitation Transapical Valve Replacement Relieves Mitral Regurgitation
Transapical mitral valve replacement by catheter eliminated mitral regurgitation and improved hemodynamics in a frail high-risk population, results of the SUMMIT trial show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 30, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Underdiagnosed: Anemia in Pregnancy Underdiagnosed: Anemia in Pregnancy
Clinicians should screen patients who are pregnant for iron deficiency anemia, experts said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 30, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

New PCSK9 Inhibitor Allows 3-Month Treatment Intervals New PCSK9 Inhibitor Allows 3-Month Treatment Intervals
"It ' s a new antibody that has a long half-life so each treatment can be prolonged."MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 30, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Promising In POTS Vagus Nerve Stimulation Promising In POTS
Results of a small new study support use of this non-invasive neuromodulation to treat patients with postural tachycardia syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 29, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Uric Acid Levels May Influence Mortality in OSA Uric Acid Levels May Influence Mortality in OSA
Data from NHANES showed a nonlinear association between serum uric acid levels and all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 28, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Sudden Cardiac Deaths Down Among NCAA Athletes Sudden Cardiac Deaths Down Among NCAA Athletes
The incidence of sudden cardiac deaths has decreased over the past two decades among NCAA collegiate athletes but remains relatively high for male basketball players and certain other groups.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 27, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news