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High-risk sexually transmitted HPV virus associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk

Study Highlights: Infection with high-risk strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which have been linked to cancer, might increase the risk of heart and blood vessel or cardiovascular disease, especially among women with obesity or other cardiovascular risk factors. In a large study, Korean women with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) were 22 percent more likely… Read More »

PAH Associated With Lower Pulmonary Gradient Methemoglobin

February 01, 2019 Share this content: Oxyhemoglobin tracked with PAH disease severity and survival. Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) had lower pulmonary gradient of methemoglobin compared with control patients and oxyhemoglobin tracked with disease severity and survival, according to study results published in Respiratory Research. Blood samples were obtained during right heart catheterization from… Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »