Incidence rate of peripheral artery disease similar for current users of smokeless tobacco, cigarette smokers.
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Caffeinated coffee intake linked to more daily premature ventricular contractions, more daily steps, less nightly sleep.
Dabigatran Etexilate Capsules is a direct thrombin inhibitor indicated to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots.
Statin use lower in Black and Hispanic vs White adults, including in the highest risk stratum.
Evinacumab is a fully-human monoclonal antibody that binds to and blocks the function of angiopoietin-like 3 (ANGPTL3).
Patients switching from efavirenz to dolutegravir gain more weight at 12 months and have increased risk for hypertension.
Prophylaxis against Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole reduced the risk for severe infections by nearly 77%, a study found.
Reduced risk for CVD incidence, total mortality, coronary heart disease seen for women with higher adherence
Multifaceted intervention of assessment, education, and feedback increases likelihood of triple prescription fourfold over usual care
Significant gains seen in six-minute walk distance from baseline to week 24
Limits on acetaminophen levels in combination opioid products linked to declines in liver injuries; Investigational Alzheimer disease drug fails to show efficacy; Bempedoic acid assessed for reducing major adverse cardiovascular events; Commercial blood test for suspected TBIs; Mammography regulations updated.
Similar favorable functional outcomes seen for both thrombectomy and medical management in patients with distal medium vessel occlusion of anterior cerebral artery
Strategy noninferior for three-year composite of death, myocardial infarction, stroke, or coronary revascularization
The phase 3 trial included 13,970 adults who were unable to maximize or tolerate a statin and had, or were at high risk for, cardiovascular disease.
Risk for in-hospital mortality increased for individuals with heart failure in low dietary sodium group versus usual care
Latest findings are from a post hoc meta-analysis of pooled data from the DAPA-HF and DELIVER trials.
Guidelines support the use of RAASi at the maximum tolerated dose in patients with CKD and heart failure.
Myotoxicity-related fatality rate 3.4 percent after institution of screening coupled with active ventilation, treatment