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ASH: Rivaroxaban Prevents Blood Clots in At-Risk Cancer Patients

December 05, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. Risk for patients in rivaroxaban group reduced during the on-treatment period Read article

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AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated

November 13, 2018 Guidelines provide information on types, amounts of exercise for different population groups

AHA: Limited Benefit for n-3 Fatty Acids in CVD, Cancer Prevention

November 13, 2018 Second study shows no significant results for vitamin D supplementation versus placebo

AHA: Dapagliflozin Noninferior to Placebo for MACE in T2DM

November 13, 2018 Treatment resulted in lower HF hospitalization rate in patients with, without atherosclerosis

AHA: Public Automated External Defibrillators Are Cost-Effective

November 05, 2018 Second study shows improved one-month survival with favorable neurological outcome with public AED use

AHA: Opioid Use Appears to Up Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

November 05, 2018 Opioid prescription independently tied to likelihood of having atrial fibrillation in cohort of young veterans

ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk

November 01, 2018 Strict BP control, fenofibrate use may increase long-term risk for adverse kidney events in T2DM patients

ASN: High-Dose, Proactive IV Iron Noninferior in Hemodialysis

November 01, 2018 High-dose IV iron administered proactively is noninferior to low-dose iron administered reactively

Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese

October 09, 2018 Lorcaserin reduces risk for diabetes for those with prediabetes, without diabetes; reduces HbA1c

Lixisenatide Cuts Kidney Damage in T2DM and Coronary Syndrome

October 05, 2018 Lixisenatide reduces progression of urinary albumin-creatinine ratio in patients with macroalbuminuria

Albiglutide Beats Placebo for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

October 04, 2018 Despite having been withdrawn, albiglutide is superior to placebo for reducing cardiovascular events

Partial Oral Abx Non-Inferior in Endocarditis on Left Side of Heart

August 30, 2018 Changing to oral antibiotics was non-inferior to continued intravenous antibiotic treatment

Many Working Americans Obtain Unhealthy Foods at Work

June 12, 2018 These foods are often high in empty calories, sodium, refined grains; low in whole grains, fruit

Poor Social Network Adds Health Risks Across Cardiac Diagnoses

June 11, 2018 Having no one to talk to linked to worse self-rated mental and physical health, anxiety, depression

Better Dietary Patterns Among U.S. Adults Could Save Billions

June 11, 2018 Cost savings of $25.7B and $38.1B based on 20 percent increase in adherence to MED, HEI-2015

Childhood Obesity/Overweight Steadily Rose From 1999 to 2014

June 11, 2018 If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030