Cardiology

Pandemic offers insight into potential cause of Kawasaki disease

April 12, 2021

Given the high prevalence of Kawasaki disease during the pandemic, Japanese investigators determined that droplet or contact transmission of pathogens is likely not a major route causing the development of the disease.

How cardiovascular mortality has changed for patients on dialysis

September 14, 2020

Dialysis can help extend the life expectancy of patients with kidney disease, but it also has an impact on mortality. A new study looks at how cardiovascular mortality trends have changed for patients on dialysis.