Poor diet associated with increased diabetes risk across all gradients of genetic risk

Journal Reference: Jordi Merino, Marta Guasch-Ferré, Jun Li, Wonil Chung, Yang Hu, Baoshan Ma, Yanping Li, Jae H. Kang, Peter Kraft, Liming Liang, Qi Sun, Paul W. Franks, JoAnn E. Manson, Walter C. Willet, Jose C. Florez, Frank B. Hu. Polygenic scores, diet quality, and type 2 diabetes risk: An observational study among 35,759 adults … Read more

The impact of COVID-19 on drug use — and how it contributes to overdose risk

Journal Reference: Suzan M. Walters, Rebecca S. Bolinski, Ellen Almirol, Stacy Grundy, Scott Fletcher, John Schneider, Samuel R. Friedman, Lawrence J. Ouellet, Danielle C. Ompad, Wiley Jenkins, Mai T. Pho. Structural and community changes during COVID-19 and their effects on overdose precursors among rural people who use drugs: a mixed-methods analysis. Addiction Science & Clinical … Read more

COVID-19 pneumonia increases dementia risk

Journal Reference: Adnan I Qureshi, William I Baskett, Wei Huang, S Hasan Naqvi, Chi-Ren Shyu. New-Onset Dementia Among Survivors of Pneumonia Associated With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2022; 9 (4) DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofac115 A team of MU researchers pulled Cerner Real World Data from 1.4 billion medical encounters prior … Read more

People with diabetes and cognitive decline may be at higher risk for heart disease

Journal Reference: Tali Cukierman-Yaffe, Hertzel C Gerstein, Jan Basile, M Angelyn Bethel, Ernesto G Cardona-Muñoz, Ignacio Conget, Gilles Dagenais, Edward Franek, Stephanie Hall, Nicolae Hancu, Petr Jansky, Mark Lakshmanan, Fernando Lanas, Lawrence A Leiter, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Valdis Pirags, Nana Pogosova, Jeffrey Probstfield, Purnima Rao-Melacini, Chinthanie Ramasundarahettige, Peter J Raubenheimer, Matthew C Riddle, Lars Rydén, Jonathan … Read more

Air pollution linked to higher risk of COVID-19 in young adults

Journal Reference: Zhebin Yu, Tom Bellander, Anna Bergström, Joakim Dillner, Kristina Eneroth, Magnuz Engardt, Antonios Georgelis, Inger Kull, Petter Ljungman, Göran Pershagen, Massimo Stafoggia, Erik Melén, Olena Gruzieva, Catarina Almqvist, Niklas Andersson, Natalia Ballardini, Anna Bergström, Sophia Björkander, Petter Brodin, Anna Castel, Sandra Ekström, Antonios Georgelis, Lennart Hammarström, Qiang Pan-Hammarström, Jenny Hallberg, Christer Jansson, Maura … Read more

Following a Mediterranean-style diet during pregnancy may reduce the risk of preeclampsia

Journal Reference: Anum S. Minhas, Xiumei Hong, Guoying Wang, Dong Keun Rhee, Tiange Liu, Mingyu Zhang, Erin D. Michos, Xiaobin Wang, Noel T. Mueller. Mediterranean‐Style Diet and Risk of Preeclampsia by Race in the Boston Birth Cohort. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2022; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.121.022589 Previous studies have found that following a Mediterranean diet, … Read more

Newly developed genetic risk scores could help sufferers, physicians make health decisions

Journal Reference: Limin Hao, Peter Kraft, Gabriel F. Berriz, Elizabeth D. Hynes, Christopher Koch, Prathik Korategere V Kumar, Shruti S. Parpattedar, Marcie Steeves, Wanfeng Yu, Ashley A. Antwi, Charles A. Brunette, Morgan Danowski, Manish K. Gala, Robert C. Green, Natalie E. Jones, Anna C. F. Lewis, Steven A. Lubitz, Pradeep Natarajan, Jason L. Vassy, Matthew … Read more

Study finds infertility history linked with increased risk of heart failure

Journal Reference: Emily S. Lau, Dongyu Wang, Mary Roberts, Christy N. Taylor, Gayathree Murugappan, Aladdin H. Shadyab, Peter F. Schnatz, Leslie V. Farland, Malissa J. Wood, Nandita S. Scott, Charles B. Eaton, Jennifer E. Ho. Infertility and Risk of Heart Failure in the Women’s Health Initiative. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2022; 79 (16): … Read more

About 1 in 4 adults has an often-missed liver disorder linked to higher heart disease risk

Journal Reference: P. Barton Duell, Francine K. Welty, Michael Miller, Alan Chait, Gmerice Hammond, Zahid Ahmad, David E. Cohen, Jay D. Horton, Gregg S. Pressman, Peter P. Toth. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Cardiovascular Risk: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 2022; DOI: 10.1161/ATV.0000000000000153 An American Heart Association … Read more

Exercise during pregnancy reduces the risk of Type-2 Diabetes in offspring

Journal Reference: Joji Kusuyama, Nathan S. Makarewicz, Brent G. Albertson, Ana Barbara Alves-Wagner, Royce H. Conlin, Noah B Prince, Christiano R. R. Alves, Krithika Ramachandran, Chisayo Kozuka, Yang Xiudong, Yang Xia, Michael F. Hirshman, Toshihisa Hatta, Ryoichi Nagatomi, Eva S. Nozik, Laurie J. Goodyear. Maternal Exercise-Induced SOD3 Reverses the Deleterious Effects of Maternal High Fat … Read more