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Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders

August 23, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Odds increased for mental health disorders, HIV infection, systemic illnesses Read article

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Type 2 Diabetes Associated With Poorer Outcomes in Heart Failure

August 22, 2019 Findings include structural abnormalities in the heart, poorer quality of life with T2DM and HF

High, Increasing BP in Midlife Tied to Brain Changes in Late Life

August 21, 2019 Higher DBP at age 43 years, greater increases from 36 to 43 linked to smaller whole-brain volume at 69 to 71

Taking Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder May Up Other Med Compliance

August 21, 2019 Findings seen among those taking buprenorphine and any of five other drug classes

Quitting Smoking Linked to Lower CVD Risk Within Five Years

August 21, 2019 However, compared with never smokers, former smokers' risk remains elevated beyond five years

Association for Diabetes, Stroke Risk Varies by Age, Race, Sex

August 20, 2019 For under 65s, stroke risk increased for white women and men, black women, but not black men

MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function

August 20, 2019 In healthy nonsmokers, inhaling nicotine-free e-cigarette aerosol impacts endothelial function

AHA: Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acids Effectively Lower Triglycerides

August 19, 2019 4 g daily EPA+DHA or EPA only effective and safe for use as monotherapy or in combination

Genetic Liability to Insomnia Linked to Increased Odds of CVDs

August 19, 2019 Mendelian randomization analyses revealed greater odds of CAD, heart failure, ischemic stroke

BP Outside of Clinic May Better Predict Outcomes in Black Patients

August 19, 2019 Higher systolic blood pressure measured with ambulatory monitoring tied to cardiovascular events, mortality

Intensive BP Therapy Not Beneficial in Nursing Home Residents

August 16, 2019 Findings seen among long-term nursing home residents with, without cognitive impairment

Nonpersistence, Low Adherence to BP Meds Common in Under 65s

August 15, 2019 Relative risks of nonpersistence, low adherence lower with initiation of ACEi, ARB, multiclass regimen

CDC: Prescription Drug Use Similar in United States, Canada

August 14, 2019 Almost 70 percent of adults aged 40 to 79 years used at least one prescription drug in past 30 days

Low Muscle Mass in the Arms, Legs Tied to Mortality in Elderly

August 14, 2019 Muscle mass more predictive of mortality than visceral fat, total fat in older women

Antiarrhythmic Drugs May Up Fall Injuries in Older A-Fib Patients

August 14, 2019 Risk for fall-related injury and/or syncope higher for antiarrhythmic drug alone, with rate-lowering drug

Comorbid CVD May Up Mortality With ADT for Prostate Cancer

August 13, 2019 Seniors with preexisting cardiovascular diseases have higher risk for short-term mortality with AA, ENZ