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Air pollution linked to irregular heartbeat and lung blood clots

Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat – a risk factor for stroke – and blood clots in the lung, finds a large study published online in the journal Heart. 468 more words

Aloma Gray

No Link Seen Between Vaccines and Lupus

Recent vaccination was not associated with an increased risk for the development of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a case-control study found.

A total of 21% of individuals who developed lupus had received any vaccine within the previous 2 years, as did 25.4% of controls, for an adjusted odds ratio (OR) of 0.9 (95% CI 0.5-1.5), according to… 447 more words

Aloma Gray