Cardiology

Gender-affirming treatment impacts cholesterol levels

Gender-affirming hormone treatments caused cholesterol levels to increase for transfeminine individuals and to decrease for transmasculine individuals, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Cardiology

Noncalcified coronary plaque burden higher in people with HIV

People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and without known cardiovascular disease have two to three times the noncalcified coronary plaque burden of non-HIV healthy volunteers, according to a study from Canada ...

Cardiology

Age is one of the biggest misconceptions about stroke

It's National Stroke Awareness Month and one of the biggest misconceptions about stroke is that it only happens to the elderly. While age is one of the risk factors and your chance for a stroke increases with age, anyone ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Research links Parkinson's disease and neuroticism

New research from the Florida State University College of Medicine has found that the personality trait neuroticism is consistently associated with a higher risk of developing the brain disorder Parkinson's disease.

Vaccination

You're fully vaccinated—what can you do now?

Now that many of us have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, we are now navigating a new gray area—which of the many rules we've been following can we now safely ignore?

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