Blood Clot Deaths Tied to Hours of Daily TV Time
Pulmonary embolism mortality is more than twice as high in people who watch television for five or more hours a day than it is in those who watch for less than 2.5 hours a day, a large Japanese study suggests.
- Induced Labor Not Linked to ASDNo relationship was seen between labor induction and an increased risk for ASD when exposure-discordant sibling or cousin
pairs were compared to account for familial factors, authors said.
Eric J. Topol, MD
Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health; Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute; Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape