Cardiology

New research shows e-cigarettes cause cardiac arrhythmias

A new study from University of Louisville researchers in the Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute has found that exposure to e-cigarette aerosols can cause heart arrhythmias in animal models—both in the form of premature ...

Other

How can dermatology take action against climate change?

A commentary in the International Journal of Dermatology stresses the need for dermatologists to engage more meaningfully on key climate issues and to move beyond discussions of the skin-related impacts of climate change.

Oncology & Cancer

Biden to evoke JFK's moon speech in cancer fight

President Joe Biden will evoke John F. Kennedy's famous 1962 speech on putting an American on the moon next week when he outlines his government's goal of halving cancer deaths, the White House said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gut molecules may affect fattiness of liver

Sphingolipids—molecules ubiquitous throughout the human body, named after the Egyptian Sphinx for their complexity when scientists discovered them nearly 150 years ago—are not necessarily household conversation topics.

Health

How canine heart disease was tied to grain-free dog food

In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, acting on input from a group of veterinary researchers, began investigating whether the increasing popularity of grain-free dog foods had led to a sudden rise in a potentially ...

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