A hematologist-oncologist from the University of North Carolina has successfully treated a U.S. astronaut’s deep vein thrombosis in the longest telemedicine consultation to date, Forbes reported Jan. 5.
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine last month found that direct oral anticoagulants were more effective in minimizing AFib patients’ risk of experiencing fracture than warfarin, supporting the theory that the blood thinner might be harmful to bone health.
E-cigarettes significantly raise users’ risk of developing chronic lung disease, with dual e-cigarette and combustible cigarette use posing the greatest threat to smokers’ health, according to a first-of-its-kind study.
Smoking e-cigarettes could have potentially deleterious effects on a person’s mental health, according to a JAMA Network Open study that solidified a link between vaping and self-reported clinical depression.
Surgical candidates with active cannabis use disorders were nearly twice as likely as their non-user peers to suffer a heart attack after surgery, according to research published in Anesthesiology on Nov. 25.