High blood pressure awareness, control improved with better access to primary health care

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Having easier access to primary care physicians may increase high blood pressure awareness and control regardless of where a person lives, according to new research published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. According to the

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Low-dose steroids: Helping babies come off ventilators and preserving the heart at the same time

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain In the United Kingdom 60,000 babies are born prematurely each year. Many of them will be treated with steroids, such as dexamethasone sodium phosphate, to aid with lung development. A new study published in the Journal

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Data from Israel: Myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccines remain rare, highest risk in young males

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new study from Israel found that the risk of developing myocarditis among males ages 16 to 19 years was about 1 in 15,000 after a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, and the cases

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