Anti-TNF may not increase infection risk in children with IBD
5 days 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.”
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Erectile dysfunction is linked to a '59% higher risk of heart disease'
5 days 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.
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Study quantifies first lifetime-risk estimates for peripheral artery disease
6 days 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.
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