Healthcast : Research on Hepatitis C Infections in Pregnant Women

LUBBOCK, TX - Hepatitis C infections nearly doubled for pregnant women in recent years. Researchers at Vanderbilt University said the spike is most likely linked to the nation's opioid epidemic with many people using infected needles.

A new study finds waiting to use of blood thinners to treat irregular rapid heart rate increases the risk of dementia. Doctors said delaying blood thinner even 30 days can raise the risk of brain injury for patients with A-fib.

Researchers in Paris found hospital patients with sepsis, heart diseases, liver disease and cardiovascular surgery are at risk of developing kidney problems.

Sources:

1 - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2 - Intermountain Medical Center

3 - American Society of Nephrology


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