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Race/Ethnic Disparities Vary by Age in Kidney Failure Therapies

Oct 05, 2022

A mong patients with kidney failure, the largest disparities in the use of kidney transplant and home dialysis are among younger Black and Hispanic patients, according to Adam S. Wilk, PhD. For an ob...

Abiraterone acetate improves survival in high-risk non-metastatic prostate cancer

Sep 22, 2022

1. Abiraterone acetate plus standard treatment significantly increased length of metastasis-free survival in men with non-metastatic prostate cancer compared to control. 2. Regarding adverse events, h...

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Guidelines Miss Younger MI Patients for Cholesterol Treatment

Aug 05, 2020

ASCVD calculator underestimates risk in some young adults A substantial proportion of younger patients who had myocardial infarction (MI) did not meet recommendations for primary prevention statin th...

ARNI Therapy May Have Anti-Fibrotic Benefit for Failing Hearts

Aug 04, 2020

Post-hoc analysis of PARAGON-HF biomarker data provides clues When sacubitril/valsartan was tested in persons with preserved ejection fraction heart failure (HFpEF) in the PARAGON-HF trial, the ini...

Illness Severity Post-Cardiac Arrest May Guide TTM Decision

Aug 04, 2020

One temperature will not ’fit’ every post cardiac arrest patient Is there an ideal core body temperature to improve survival in patients who are comatose following cardiac arrest? A study...

NSAIDs After First MI Tied to Higher Bleeding, CV Risks

Aug 03, 2020

Risks seen even with short treatment duration In patients with first myocardial infarction (MI), prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) treatment over a mean follow-up of 2.3 years...

Heart Failure, Cardiac Injury May be Next Chapter in Covid-19

Jul 31, 2020

Two studies raise new concerns about long-term cardiac injury Two newly published studies raise concerns about lasting myocardial injury and heart failure related to Covid-19 infection. An analysi...

Chocolate Tied to Lower Coronary Artery Disease Risk

Jul 30, 2020

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Eating chocolate at least once a week is associated with a lower risk for coronary artery disease (CAD), according to a review published online July 22 in t...

Cardiovascular effects of repeated subanaesthetic ketamine infusion in depression.

Jul 30, 2020

Ketamine produces significant rapid-onset and robust antidepressant effects in patients with major depressive disorder. However, this drug also has transient cardiovascular stimulatory effects, and th...

Fixed-Dose Combo Hypertensive Therapy: A Double-Edged Sword?

Jul 27, 2020

Combo increases risk for therapeutic inertia, but achieves better BP control Therapeutic inertia is more likely in hypertensive patients treated with triple-pill fixed-dose combination (FDC) therapy ...