Prenatal ultrafine particle (UFP; <0.1 µm) exposure is associated with asthma development in children.
This study evaluated factor associated with outcomes after cardiac surgery for congenital heart defects.
Lower socioeconomic quartile (SEQ), Hispanic ethnicity, and rural residence are associated with lower prenatal detection (PND) of congenital heart disease, specifically transposition of the great arteries (TGA).
The prevalence of hypertension and albuminuria in pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes varies by race.
Women with premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease receive less optimal care than men.
During 10 years of follow-up, younger age at index surgery and more complex surgery particularly linked to higher risk for developing hypertension.
Children treated with recombinant human growth hormone were found to be at increased risk for cardiovascular events during early adulthood.
The designation is based on positive topline data from a phase 2 study of 120 adults following open-heart surgery.
In a trial, empagliflozin reduced the risks for heart failure hospitalization and renal outcomes in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
As cardiorespiratory fitness declines among US youth, researchers explore methods for assessing cardiorespiratory fitness in otherwise healthy children.