WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A year after being hospitalized with COVID-19, more than 12% of patients had been diagnosed with heart inflammation, according to a new study of the long-term effects of the virus. For the study, researchers in Scotland followed 159 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 betweenContinue Reading

TUESDAY, May 24, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — Lisa Abbott scrolled through the online auction offerings of the American Alpine Club’s fundraiser. As a rock climber, ice climber, scuba diver and marathon runner, she enjoyed daydreaming about the various trips up for grabs. One offering stood out: a guidedContinue Reading

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The anti-inflammatory benefits of a common gout medicine may help save the lives of heart failure patients, researchers say. The medication, colchicine, could also reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients whose arteries are clogged with cholesterol, according to theContinue Reading

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Dementia risk factors appear to shift with age, and experts say knowing that could help people make lifestyle changes to reduce their chances of developing the disease. “Dementia is a complicated disease and risk prediction scores need to be tailored to the individual,”Continue Reading