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Is combination therapy a better first-line option for hypertension?

Cochrane review weighs benefits and harm.

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ARNI+BB+MRA triple combination cuts chronic heart failure mortality risk by more than half

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Less than 10% of new ACEI/ARB users appropriately monitored for kidney risk in the UK

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Higher risk of death is linked to hip fracture for many years afterward

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Can dietary vitamins help manage hypertension in patients with T2DM?

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Antidepressants double the risk of hip fracture in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

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Twenty-four-hour ambulatory BP monitoring benefits some patients more than others

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EU Geriatric Medicine Society issues new consensus statement

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Hypertension: systolic blood pressure of ≥110-115mmHg linked to 10 million deaths

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Vaccines fast-tracked to prevent global epidemics

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Yorkshire CCGs place ban on expensive treatments

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Addenbrooke’s hospital comes out of special measures

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Forecasts suggest NHS will need extra £88bn by 2067

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BMA accuses PM of ‘scapegoating’ GPs for NHS crisis

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Half of women face red flag event during childbirth

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Meta-analysis finds dose-response curve to alcohol consumption and dementia risk

Light drinking showed some protective benefit.

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Headache: Monthly Essentials January 2017
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Headache: Monthly Essentials January 2017

Aspirin and tension headache | Headache guidelines in children | Migraine and perioperative stroke.

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Influenza vaccination rates low in elderly diabetics, household contacts

This is the first study to include data on household contacts, an important contributor to herd immunity..

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Concerns voiced after first baby is born using pronuclear transfer
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Concerns voiced after first baby is born using pronuclear transfer

The infant has the genetic make-up of his parents combined with a small amount of mitochondrial DNA from a donor.

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Poststroke dementia: comprehensive guide discusses diagnosis, treatment, and prevention

The best method of prevention is to prevent the stroke.

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Poststroke OSA, cognitive problems improve spontaneously

Few studies have looked at the evolution of sleep apnea after stroke.

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Fracture risk higher in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis

Fracture risk is higher for psoriasis sufferers.

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Hypertension lowers risk for dementia in the oldest-old

The association was independent of medication use.

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Ozone as an HF therapy?

Small study shows some benefit of ozone therapy on some outcomes in HFrEF.

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Study characterizes features of octogenerian parkinsonism

Parkinsonism progresses more rapidly, but is responsive to levodopa.

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OECD report criticises pharmaceutical pricing strategies
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OECD report criticises pharmaceutical pricing strategies

Payers must be able to lower or withdraw payment for new therapies that do not live up to expectations in the real world, according to the OECD.

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Black, Hispanic patients still have worse hypertension control than white patients

Worst control seen among younger, uninsured patients.

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Revascularization beats medical management for survival in HFrEF patients

CABG seemed to yield better outcomes than PCI.

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Dementia: Proxy-Quality of Life scores similar between family and nursing home staff

However, scores varied in some rater sudomains.

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