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Thursday, November 27, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
Dronabinol, commonly used as a nausea treatment, could be effective treatment for non-cardiac chest pain patients.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
A considerable proportion of patients who did not meet the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee blood pressure management goals do meet the new goals based on the 2014 expert panel recommendation, according to a study published in the Dec. 2 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
New rules announced Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will have many restaurant chains posting calorie counts on their menus, and the rules even apply to movie theater popcorn and ice cream parlor fare.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
Glucose intolerances may be linked to non-caloric artificial sweeteners, according to research published in Nature.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
HDL cholesterol may have atheroprotective qualities, according to a report from The New England Journal of Medicine.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Most older Americans qualify for treatment with statins under new guidelines for the treatment of blood cholesterol released late last year by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. The findings appear in a research letter published online Nov. 17 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Advanced life support given by paramedics to cardiac arrest victims may cost lives rather than save them, while the best treatment might just be good cardiopulmonary resuscitation given by paramedics or emergency medical technicians and getting the patient to the hospital as fast as possible. These findings were published online Nov. 24 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Many patients are not being treated in accordance with the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines, according to a study published in the Dec. 2 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Statin use is not associated with higher risk of gonado-sexual dysfunction in women, according to a study published online Nov. 10 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Data suggest that gentler, thoughtful approach helps boost patient outcomes
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