Cardiology

Cardio-obstetrics survey reveals new training needs

Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of pregnancy‐related death, yet a new national survey led by doctors at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai suggests that few cardiologists, trainees or care team members ...

Medications

Is Plan B less effective in people who weigh more than 165lbs?

After Texas lawmakers banned most abortions this past April, demand for the emergency contraceptive pill Levonorgestrel—known by the brand name Plan B—shot up in the state, U.S. Today reports. And with other states poised ...

Overweight & Obesity

New weight-loss intervention targets instinctive desire to eat

People who are highly responsive to food lost more weight and, importantly, were more successful at keeping the pounds off using a new alternative weight-loss intervention that targets improving a person's response to internal ...

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