Struggling With Daily Tasks Linked to Adverse HF Outcomes

Patients with heart failure who struggle to perform daily tasks had a higher risk of hospitalization and early death, according to a recent study. | Full Article

Could ADHD Increase the Risk of Premature Death?

A new study aimed to assess the effects of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on the risk of premature mortality. | Full Article

Pearls of Wisdom: Targeting Exercise Heart Rate Without A Treadmill

Is there a simple office test a clinician might employ to ascertain the adequacy of beta blockade upon exercise heart rate without resorting to formal treadmill testing? | Full Article

New Strategy to Combat Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

New research examines a small molecule drug as a potential treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis. | Full Article

Study Outlines Food Groups Most Associated With Foodborne Illness

In a recent report, researchers from the CDC, FDA, and US Department of Agriculture outlined what food groups were most associated with outbreaks of 4 foodborne illness. | Full Article

Study Explains Why Sleep Loss is Tied to Diabetes Risk

While numerous studies have identified links between insufficient sleep, weight gain, and type 2 diabetes, a new study in the journal Diabetologia may be one of the first to identify a potential mechanism explaining the connection. | Full Article

Could Sauna Use Improve CV Health and Decrease Mortality?

New research evaluated the impact of sauna use frequency and duration on cardiovascular disease risk and all-cause mortality. | Full Article

Study: Peanut Products During Infancy Lowers Risk of Allergy Later in Life

Children who regularly consume peanut products before the age of 11 months have a much higher chance of not developing a peanut allergy by the time they are 5 years old, according to a recent study. | Full Article

Could Drinking a Coke Every Day Increase Cancer Risk?

A new study examined the potential cancer risk associated with exposure to carcinogens found in caramel coloring, commonly used in colas and other soft drinks. | Full Article

Nutritional Pearls: Are All Infant and Toddler Foods Created Equal?

Janet, the mother of a 2-year-old son and 13-month-old daughter, asks for advice on choosing from the vast array of ready-made infant and toddler foods on the market. | Full Article

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