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Older Kidney Donors With HTN at Higher Risk for ESKD Later

June 26, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. But absolute risk is small; hypertension not linked to higher risk for early death among older donors Read article


Greater Long-Term Decline in Stroke Seen Among Older Adults

June 24, 2019 Continued focus on prevention efforts needed to lower risk for midlife ischemic strokes

No Change Seen in Processed Meat Consumption by U.S. Adults

June 21, 2019 During same period, mean consumption decreased for unprocessed red meat, increased for poultry

Incident A-Fib Linked to Increased Dementia Risk

June 21, 2019 Oral anticoagulant use has preventive effect on dementia development in patients with incident AF

Some Heart Failure Patients May Benefit From CRT Defibrillator

June 21, 2019 Findings seen in patients with non-left bundle branch block eligible for cardiac resynchronization therapy

Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic

June 20, 2019 Likelihood of working higher if symptoms less severe and on illness onset date versus subsequent days

Long Working Hours Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

June 20, 2019 Correlation stronger for white-collar workers younger than 50 years

Risk Factors ID’d for Atrial Fibrillation With Type 1 Diabetes

June 20, 2019 Risk factors for developing atrial fibrillation similar to those seen for other forms of cardiovascular disease

Chronic Distress After Heart Attack Ups Risk for Death

June 20, 2019 Findings observed among patients with persistent emotional distress for more than one year, not short-term distress

Cardiovascular AEs Common With Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma

June 19, 2019 Patients with relapsed multiple myeloma experiencing CVAEs had inferior survival

Midlife Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked to Risk for COPD

June 19, 2019 Risk for incident COPD, death from COPD lower for those with normal, high CRF versus low CRF

Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck

June 19, 2019 Statin use tied to reduction in stroke incidence for cardiac patients with thorax and head or neck cancer

Prophylactic IVC Filters Worsen Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery

June 19, 2019 IVCF use before bariatric surgery tied to worse outcomes, longer hospital stay, and higher costs

Excess Weight Tied to Increased Risk for High BP in Young Children

June 19, 2019 Risk for hypertension at age 6 higher for children with incident, persistent excess weight at age 4

Study Looks at Risk for Bleeding in Percutaneous Tx of PAD

June 19, 2019 Major bleeding in lower-extremity peripheral vascular interventions tied to higher in-hospital mortality

Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use

June 18, 2019 Outpatient use at 90 days was seen for 5.9 and 3.0 percent of patients with and without inpatient use