Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Children less infectious than adults with SARS-CoV-2

Children may not be as infectious in spreading SARS-CoV-2 to others as previously thought, according to new University of Manitoba-led research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

What do you know about Parkinson's disease?

April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this progressive nervous system disorder.

Health

Program may help patients with rheumatic diseases quit smoking

Smoking increases symptoms and health risks for patients with rheumatic diseases, but interventions to help patients quit are rarely available at rheumatology clinics. A study published in Arthritis Care & Research has found ...

Cardiology

Cardiovascular risk factors tied to poor pregnancy outcomes

(HealthDay)—Risk factors for heart disease put expectant mothers at higher risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes (APO) as well as increased chances of high blood pressure years after delivery, according to a study published ...

Health

Clinical preventive service use varies across the United States

Use of recommended clinical preventive services varies across the United States, with insurance status being the dominant factor associated with service use, according to research published in the April 2 issue of the U.S. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mask use low when people visit with friends

While nearly all Americans use a mask at some point each week, very few consistently wear their mask during many common potentially risky activities.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Inflammatory bowel disease may up risk for psychiatric disorders

(HealthDay)—Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with an increased risk for psychiatric disorders and suicide attempts, according to a study published online Feb. 26 in the Journal of Crohn's and Colitis.

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