Overweight & Obesity

Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition

(HealthDay)—Higher maternal prenatal body mass index (BMI) may be associated with poorer offspring brain development, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in JAMA Network Open.

Medical research

Implementation of primary PCI in the management of STEMI in Egypt

In a new publication from Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications, Sameh Shaheen, Ayman Helal, and Islam Anan from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt, and Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Contact tracing is key to suppressing COVID-19

The emergence of the delta variant and continued vaccine hesitancy have caused many health and government officials to revisit the need for non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) like social distancing policies, mask wearing, ...

Cardiology

Renal denervation treatment for use in hypertension patients

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has released a proceedings document outlining the possible role of renal denervation (RDN) as a therapeutic option to complement medical therapy ...

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