Cardiology

Sex differences and AFib: New study flips conventional wisdom

Science has long shown that men are at greater risk for developing atrial fibrillation (AFib) than women; but it has never been fully understood why women would be protected from developing the condition. New research from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Race-based spirometry equations may miss emphysema

A secondary data analysis of the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development In Young Adults) Lung study found that emphysema is often detectable on CT scan before spirometry findings become abnormal. The findings suggest that ...

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