Cardiology

COVID mRNA vaccines are safe in patients with heart failure

COVID mRNA vaccines are associated with a decreased risk of death in patients with heart failure, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2022. The study also found that the vaccines were not associated with an increased ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Severe COVID-19 increases risk of life-threatening blood clots

Individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 are more likely to develop venous thromboembolism—a potentially life-threatening condition—than those hospitalized with influenza, according to a new study from the Perelman School ...

Cardiology

SuPAR identifies patients at high risk of blood clot formation

Blood clots are thought to occur in as many as a third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19. In many cases these clots can be deadly, such as pulmonary embolisms—blood clots that travel to the lungs. In fact, in nearly ...

Oncology & Cancer

Men with prostate cancer have higher risk of serious blood clots

New research published in the online journal BMJ Open suggests that men with prostate cancer have a 50% higher risk of developing serious and potentially fatal blood clots during the five years after their cancer diagnosis ...

Endocrinology & Metabolism

USPSTF advises against hormone therapy to prevent chronic conditions

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against use of combined estrogen and progestin and estrogen alone for primary prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal persons. These findings form the basis of ...

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