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PPI use predicts HF, death in CAD patients

However, there is no link to ischemic events, so what underlies the association is unclear.

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Masked hypertension lurks for 1 in 8 of your apparently normotensive patients

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Antidepressant-related hospitalizations growing in seniors, low-income

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Low-cost therapy can benefit stroke patients

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Trump to appoint vaccine sceptic to chair commission on vaccine safety

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Beta-blockers are less effective for hypertension than other drug classes

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Evidence does not support “blanket recommendation” for RAS inhibitors in CAD without HF

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Prostate cancer in elderly men: guidelines from the International Society of Geriatric Oncology

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CHD accelerates cognitive decline in dementia

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Think-tank calls for rethink over obesity impact

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E-cigarettes cause teen nicotine addiction, says study

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Unfilled nurse shifts compromising patient safety

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‘Biggest leap forward’ in prostate cancer diagnosis

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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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Cognitive impairment associated with substantial increase in disability over six months following critical illness | SCCM
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Cognitive impairment associated with substantial increase in disability over six months following critical illness | SCCM

Cognitive status may help stratify ICU patients for interventions such as mobilization programs.

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Link between debt and death
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Link between debt and death

The finding could have significant implications for healthcare policy.

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

Ambulatory measure is not possible for all patients, so here are some factors for selection.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Intern Med
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Higher risk of death is linked to hip fracture for many years afterward

Measures are needed to prevent hip fracture and loss of life in the elderly.

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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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MSF respond to bombing at Nigerian refugee camp
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MSF respond to bombing at Nigerian refugee camp

At least 52 people were killed and 120 people wounded in Tuesday's bombing.

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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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Poststroke OSA, cognitive problems improve spontaneously

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

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No asthma found in 1 in 3 with diagnosis
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No asthma found in 1 in 3 with diagnosis

A third of adults who had had asthma diagnosed in the previous five years showed no evidence of current asthma, a study in JAMA has found.1

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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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  • Clinical Essentials from Circ Heart Fail
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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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AHI may increase with nighttime denture use

The findings suggest patients without teeth should not wear dentures at night.

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CDC: rural Americans at higher risk for death from top 5 causes

Striking gap in health affects 46 million Americans.

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