A bill advancing through the California legislature seeks to remove soda, juice and chocolate milk as default options for kids’ meals and prevent them from being advertised alongside food marketed toward children.
On Monday, June 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially banned the use of trans fats, or partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), in all foods sold in American restaurants and grocery stores.
Providers were just as likely to perform low-value coronary revascularizations after joining an accountable care organization (ACO), a new analysis found. Considering ACOs are designed to curb healthcare spending, these findings suggest their current setup doesn’t properly incentivize specialists to change their behavior.
Stroke 112 takes the same symptoms highlighted in "FAST" and gives them numerical designations: 1 uneven face (crooked mouth), 1 weak arm and 2 incoherent lips (slurred speech). These reminders can be applied to any language, whereas the meaning of FAST gets lost in translation.
Work stress is six times more likely to kill men than women who exhibit cardiometabolic disease despite otherwise being healthy, according to a new study published June 5 in The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology.
In a recent study published in Stroke, researchers from Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta made the case that distal thrombectomy can be safely and effectively utilized in select patients.
A single blood sample to test both fasting glucose and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) may be sufficient to identify people with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes, according to a study published June 19 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
The incidence of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) has dropped by more than 70 percent in the past few decades, ultimately shifting the benefit-to-harm balance of screening for the disease, researchers wrote in The Lancet.
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been proven to raise the risk of cardiovascular complications, but a diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean an inevitable slide toward those outcomes, according to the authors of a new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Diabetes triples the risk of death from ischemic heart disease or stroke in women and doubles the risk in men with no previous vascular disease, according to new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
A recent study in BMJ Open affirmed the value of physicians dressing the part, showing patients are more likely to consider them trustworthy and knowledgeable if they are wearing the traditional white coat over formal clothing.
Combining financial incentives, personalized goal setting and wearable devices might be an effective way of encouraging heart disease patients to engage in more physical activity, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
A host of medical devices—including imaging equipment, pacemakers and electrocardiographs—are included in the list of Chinese products that will be hit with a 25 percent tariff beginning July 6, the U.S. government announced Friday.
Patients who experience an adverse change in employment—such as being laid off—after a heart attack reportedly have a lower quality of life, increased depression and more difficulty affording medications, according to a study published in Circulation on June 12.
The “often overlooked” strategy of stress echocardiography outperformed coronary CT angiography (CTA) in a randomized trial of low to intermediate-risk patients with acute chest pain, resulting in fewer hospitalizations, shorter stays and similar midrange safety outcomes.