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Mediterranean Diet Tied to Less Severe Erectile Dysfunction

In an observational study of 250 middle-aged men with hypertension and erectile dysfunction, those whose eating patterns more closely matched a Mediterranean diet had significantly...

taliban: View: Europe doesn’t want to fight America’s battles anymore

To listen to the debate in Europe over the chaotic retreat of United States troops from Afghanistan is to be struck by what a huge...

‘No Reason to Drop tPA’ in Stroke Thrombectomy: SWIFT DIRECT

A new study has failed to show noninferiority of direct thrombectomy compared to bridging therapy with thrombolysis before thrombectomy for patients with large-vessel occlusion ischemic...

Angiography Can Wait for Cardiac Arrest Without ST-Elevation

A protocol of immediate angiography provided no mortality benefit over a strategy or delayed or more selective angiography among patients resuscitated from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...

Salt Substitute Reduces Stroke, CV Events, and Death

Switching from regular salt to a low-sodium salt substitute has major public health benefits, including a reduction in stroke, cardiovascular events, and death, a new...

1 Month DAPT Enough After High-Bleeding-Risk PCI

Another trial has added to the movement towards shortening the duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In the MASTER DAPT...

New Rules for Unvaccinated People, Delta Continues to Surge

These are the global coronavirus stories you need to know about this week. As hospitalizations for Covid-19 continue to increase in Israel, with a significant share...

A Centuries Old ‘Superfood’ as Diabetes Treatment

If asked to think of a camel, many will invariably call up the emblematic image of a humped animal crossing the horizon in a blazing...

British navy group: Hijackers have left vessel off UAE coast

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates — The hijackers who captured a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman departed...

Xiaomi Becomes Number 1 Smartphone Vendor in Europe, Overtakes Samsung in Q2 2021: Strategy Analytics

Xiaomi has emerged as the number one smartphone vendor in Europe, as per the data shared by analyst firm Strategy Analytics. The Chinese company is...

Swedish dishcloth review: An eco-friendly paper towel

Amazon Swedish Dishcloth Cellulose Sponge Cloths CNN —   I’m just going to go ahead and admit it: I’m a paper towel addict. While I’ve...

Explosion at German chemical complex declared extreme threat

An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies has shaken the German city of Leverkusen, sending a large black cloud rising into the air...

London cleans up after flash flooding drenches homes, subway

Londoners are cleaning up after torrential rain left homes, roads and several subway stations flooded, the second unseasonal inundation in as many weeks ByThe Associated...

Survivors recall escape, ponder future after Europe’s floods

Paul and Madeline Brasseur were at home with their two sons in the Belgian town of Pepinster when the water “came all of a sudden”...

‘No one is safe’: Extreme weather batters the wealthy world

Some of Europe’s richest countries lay in disarray this weekend as raging rivers burst through their banks in Germany and Belgium, submerging towns, slamming parked...

Dam breaks in German state hit by severe flooding

A man rows a boat down a residential street after flooding in Angleur, Province of Liege, Belgium, on July 16. (Valentin Bianchi/AP) Flash flooding occurs...

Global Heart Organizations Unite to Promote Clinician Well-Being

Global action is needed to improve clinician well-being and reduce burnout, both of which are and will be crucial for providing high-quality patient care, four...

Medical Coalition Endorses Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A group of six medical organizations has put out a statement...

Google fined $592 million in dispute with French publishers

France’s competition regulator has fined Google $592 million for failing to negotiate in good faith with French publishers in a dispute over payments for their...

Short-Acting Beta Agonist Overuse ‘a Global Public Health Issue’

About one third of asthma patients have high use of short-acting beta agonists (SABAs) in Europe across all severity levels, said Santiago Quirce, MD, PhD,...

Mental Health Woes Prevalent in Women With Urinary Incontinence

Women with urinary incontinence are significantly more likely to have mental health problems than women without incontinence, results of a large survey suggest. In a...

SLE Neuropsych Event Etiology Helps Define Predictors, Outcomes

Different kinds of neuropsychiatric (NP) events in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have substantial variability in their occurrence, resolution, and recurrence over time, as...

Vatican: Pope to deliver Sunday blessing from Rome hospital

The Vatican says Pope Francis is walking, working and has celebrated Mass at a Rome hospital where he also will deliver his weekly Sunday blessing...

IV Iron Can Save Costs in HF With Iron Deficiency in Analysis

Intravenous iron therapy was predicted to be highly cost-effective or even cost-saving when used in high-risk, iron-deficient patients with heart failure (HF) in each of...

Positive Top-Line Results for Empagliflozin in HFpEF

Treatment with the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor empagliflozin (Jardiance, Boehringer Ingelheim/Eli Lilly) significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular death or hospitalization for heart failure...