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Open-Flame/High-Temperature Cooking Ups Hypertension Risk

March 21, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. High frequency of open-flame/high-temp cooking, preference for higher meat doneness tied to HTN Read article


ASA: Combo of BP, Cholesterol Meds Tied to Reduced Stroke Risk

January 25, 2018 44 percent drop in stroke for those with intermediate CVD risk receiving candesartan/HCTZ, rosuvastatin

ASA: Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Rising in Pregnancy

January 24, 2018 Proportion of sSAH higher for African-American and Hispanic women, and for those aged 20 to 29 years

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause

December 08, 2017 Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer

SABCS: Two Years of Anastrozole Sufficient in HR+ Early Breast CA

December 07, 2017 No significant difference in DFS for women receiving anastrozole for two, five years after endocrine tx

SABCS: Acupuncture Relieves AI-Linked Joint Pain in Breast CA

December 07, 2017 Greater proportion of patients experiencing a clinically meaningful reduction in worse pain score

SABCS: Ribociclib Ups PFS in HR+ HER2− Advanced Breast Cancer

December 06, 2017 Significant improvement in progression-free survival for pre- and perimenopausal women

RSNA: BMI Linked to Detection of Breast Tumor Larger Than 2 cm

November 21, 2017 BMI linked to detection of tumor larger than 2 cm among screen-detected and interval cancers

AHA: Statins Cut Risk of MACE in Patients With ASCVD Event

November 15, 2017 Reduced frequency of MACE for patients receiving statins, especially high-intensity statins

AHA/ACA Present New Blood Pressure Guidelines

November 14, 2017 New guidelines lower the diagnostic threshold for stage 1 hypertension to 130/80

AAO: Higher Exercise Intensity Tied to Reduced Risk of Glaucoma

November 14, 2017 Risk reduced 73 percent for those with highest versus lowest level of self-reported activity

AHA: Drinking Coffee May Cut Risk of Heart Failure, Stroke

November 13, 2017 Each additional cup consumed per week tied to a decrease in risk compared with no coffee intake

AHA: Cardiac Troponin I IDs Low Risk of MI, Cardiac Death

November 13, 2017 In suspected ACS, high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I concentration <5 ng/mL IDs those at low risk

ACR: Opioids, SSRIs Tied to Higher Fracture Risk in RA

November 06, 2017 Increased risk of osteoporotic fracture with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, opioids of any strength

ASN: PPIs Associated With Increased Risk of Kidney Disease

November 06, 2017 Risk for both chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease higher with proton pump inhibitor use

Colorectal Lesion Frequency Increases at Age 45

October 30, 2017 Polyp, adenoma, and neoplasia detection rate higher in 45-49 age group than in younger patients