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Ethnic Differences in Sitting Behaviors ID’d in Older Women

February 19, 2020. 12:00 PM CST. Longer sitting time, sitting bout duration deleteriously associated with cardiometabolic risk Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Amlodipine Better BP Drug for Lower Long-Term Risk for Gout

February 18, 2020 Compared with chlorthalidone and lisinopril, amlodipine associated with lower risk for gout

Cocoa Consumption May Improve Walking Performance in PAD

February 14, 2020 Results of phase II randomized trial suggest benefit of cocoa in peripheral arterial disease

Exposure to PM2.5 Tied to Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

February 14, 2020 Increase in PM2.5 linked to increase in all-cause OHCA on same day, at lags of up to three days

Use of Revascularization Up for Critical Limb Ischemia in Veterans

February 13, 2020 In veterans, revascularization linked to lower risks for mortality, major amputation at 90 days

Orthostatic Hypotension During HTN Tx Not Tied to CVD Events

February 13, 2020 Medication doses do not need to be reduced in response to symptomless orthostatic hypotension, authors say

2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills

February 12, 2020 Percent of persons in families with problems paying bills higher for women, children, non-Hispanic blacks

Short-Term Mortality Link Identified for Increased Ozone Exposure

February 11, 2020 Exposure to ozone greater than maximum background levels linked to short-term excess mortality of 0.26 percent

Empathy Declines as Students Progress Through Medical School

February 10, 2020 Similar pattern seen for both D.O. and M.D. students, although decline was less great among D.O. students

Seniors Have Concerns About Affording Health Insurance

February 10, 2020 About half of adults aged 50 to 64 have little, no confidence in being able to afford insurance on retirement

Higher Birth Weight May Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness Later

February 10, 2020 Findings seen in large cohort of men born at-term, regardless of body mass index, in young adulthood

Radiologist Workforce Becoming Increasingly Subspecialized

February 07, 2020 Increased subspecialization seen across cohorts defined by gender, years in practice, practice size

Arterial Stiffness Increased Within Year of Final Menstrual Period

February 07, 2020 Annual percentage change in carotid-femoral pulse-wave velocity significantly greater within year of FMP

GI Bleeding in OAC-Treated A-Fib Patients Indicates CRC Risk

February 07, 2020 Lower-GI bleeding tied to high absolute risks for CRC in patients receiving oral anticoagulants for a-fib

Number of Nurse Practitioners More Than Doubled 2010 to 2017

February 07, 2020 Corresponding nationwide decrease of 80,000 registered nurses seen during same period

Meta-Analyses Link Rosiglitazone to Increased Cardiovascular Risk

February 06, 2020 Authors call for sharing of individual patient data to strengthen meta-analyses focused on safety