Cardiology

Holiday heart syndrome: Binge drinking can cause heart problems

Many people enjoy a tipple over the festive season, but overdoing it could cause "holiday heart syndrome", a condition where the heart beats abnormally—known as atrial fibrillation or AF. This is often experienced as a ...

Diabetes

Monitoring glucose levels, no needles required

Noninvasive glucose monitoring devices are not currently commercially available in the United States, so people with diabetes must collect blood samples or use sensors embedded under the skin to measure their blood sugar ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could a urine test help assess aspects of cystic fibrosis?

New research provides insights on the effects of cystic fibrosis in the kidneys. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of JASN, point to the potential for a urine test related to the disease.

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