Bed rest is one of the most common interventions prescribed for high-risk pregnancies, but does it actually work?
This week, we discuss how creative thinking and plasma exchange technology helped save one patient's life.
Doctors consider people at high risk for a stroke if they have medical conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure. But maybe they should consider whether they’re depressed as well. Then, children under age two may suffer effects from antibiotics later on in childhood. And finally, mom may have always told you to eat your vegetables… but a little meat …
Wearing a face mask may give people a sort of immunity to serious cases of Covid-19. Then, one more reason to save honeybees—their venom is a powerful chemotherapy agent against so-called “triple negative” breast cancer. And finally, a study finds thick thighs save lives when it comes to high blood pressure.
Most people who have kidney disease are not aware of it. In fact, nearly half of people with severe kidney disease don’t know it. Kidney disease is often silent, and one of its main risk factors, high blood pressure, is silent as well. The head of the NIH’s kidney research organization discusses this major public health issue and what people should look for …
A look at new proposed hypertension guidelines, youth baseball injuries, and drinking coffee to be have more productive meetings.
Increased risk of heart disease death for people with restless leg syndrome, an experimental test for whether an upper respiratory infection is caused by a virus or bacteria, and genes that cause bad breath.