Cardiology

Gum disease linked with new onset heart disease

Gum disease is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease: the more severe the periodontitis, the higher the risk. The findings are presented at ESC Congress 2021. The association was particularly evident ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China ramps up virus controls to head off winter wave

Temperature checks, queues for tests and inspections at airports—Chinese authorities have stepped up health checks to snuff out the threat of a coronavirus resurgence.

Health

State gun laws may help curb violence across state lines

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers find that strong state firearm laws are associated with fewer firearm homicides—both within the state where the laws are enacted and across state lines. Conversely, ...

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