Medications

Wegovy could be treating more than obesity

A new analysis found that the profound benefits of Novo Nordisk's obesity drug Wegovy for people at risk of heart attacks or strokes don't depend on the number of the scale—cardiovascular health improves whether people ...

Cardiology

Inflammatory bowel disease may increase risk of heart failure

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with a slightly increased risk of heart failure up to 20 years after diagnosis, according to a comprehensive registry study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Matcha mouthwash shown to inhibit bacteria that cause periodontitis

Periodontitis is an inflammatory gum disease driven by bacterial infection and left untreated it can lead to complications including tooth loss. The disease has also been associated with diabetes mellitus, preterm birth, ...

Cardiology

How are asthma and heart health linked?

Although the heart and lungs are neighbors in your chest, people may think of them as separate entities with unrelated problems.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vitamin D deficiency tied to worse outcomes with early kidney disease

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased risks for cardiovascular mortality and chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression in patients with early-stage disease, according to a study published online May 11 in the Journal ...

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