Health

Shift work can affect your health

Shiftwork is an occupational health risk of growing significance because it is becoming more common and because of its potential influence on health outcomes, possibly increasing health differences between workers of higher ...

Cardiology

Stethoscope 'still useful' in detecting child heart problems

A traditional stethoscope and physical examination is 95% accurate in detecting heart ailments in children and remains a valuable diagnostic tool in an era of increasing reliance on costlier echocardiography, a study suggests.

Medical research

New fertility hope for the sons of IVF

Infertility concerns have eased among men conceived by the most common form of IVF, with new research showing little or no difference in their reproductive health compared to men conceived naturally.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID cause still unknown

A cohort study found that patients with mild or moderate COVID-19 may still experience a high burden of persistent symptoms after infection, but the causes remain unclear. The findings are published in Annals of Internal ...

Cardiology

POCUS measure of JVP predicts elevated CVP in heart failure

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing right heart catheterization, point-of-care ultrasonography assessment of the jugular venous pressure (JVP) height can accurately predict elevated central venous pressure (CVP), according ...

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