• Anti-TNF may not increase infection risk in children with IBD

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Unlike adults, children with inflammatory bowel disease who undergo anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy may not be at increased risk for infection, according to study results.
    “The safety evidence of TNF-alpha inhibitor use in children with IBD is scarce,” Viktor Wintzell, MSc, of the clinical epidemiology division at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues wrote. “As a result of the concerns regarding the risk of serious infection, more data are needed to support clinical practice and decisions about optimal treatment strategies in children.”
    To find out
    Read more ...


  • Erectile dysfunction is linked to a '59% higher risk of heart disease'

    Erectile dysfunction is linked to a '59% higher risk of heart disease'

    5 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Chinese scientists looked at 25 studies with a total of more than 154,000 men. They found those who struggled get or stay erect were 59 per cent more likely to develop heart disease.
    Read more ...


  • Study quantifies first lifetime-risk estimates for peripheral artery disease

    5 monthes ago - By News Medical

    The lifetime risk of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease , in which leg arteries narrow abnormally, is about 30 percent for black men and 28 percent for black women, with lower but still-substantial risks for Hispanics and whites, according to a study led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Read more ...