Search results for "Heart Failure"

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QD: News Every Day--Chocolate's good effect is also its bad effect

which reported the association between chocolate and the risk of cardiovascular disease (coronary heart disease and stroke), diabetes, and metabolic syndrome for about 114,000 people. ... No significant association was observed for heart failure (RR 0.95;
September 2020

Promoting literacy to increase adherence

When his heart failure patient kept getting hospitalized with related complications, Ben Powers, MD, worried that something wasn't quite connecting. ... Peterson found that heart failure patients with low health literacy faced a higher risk of overall
July 2011

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

Sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) tablets for the treatment of heart failure. In a clinical trial of more than 8,000 patients, the drug was shown to reduce the rate of cardiovascular death ... Most patients were also receiving approved heart failure
September 2015

The truth about Popeye and other iron tidbits

Even though the iron overload is secondary in these patients, the complications are the same as with hereditary hemochromatosis, and they can die of liver failure and heart failure, just like
June 2017

Sussing out sleep apnea disorders

Rowley said. Patients with heart failure are more likely to have either obstructive or central apnea and thus should be regularly screened, he said. ... Portable sleep monitors might be an option in those individuals without other serious medical
March 2015

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of exertional dyspnea

A. Asbestosis. B. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia. C. Heart failure. D. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. ... The patient does not have physical examination findings consistent with heart failure (S.
July 2014

In the News

28 Lancet article said. To create the score, researchers selected 4,764 Framingham Heart Study subjects aged 45-95 years then monitored them for up to 10 years for a first ... Also, the younger a person was when heart failure or significant cardiac
April 2009

QD: News Every Day--Cardiologists should consider comorbidities, study says

For example, diabetes was a comorbidity in 41.7% of those with ischemic heart disease, 47.1% among heart failure patients, 37.1% in atrial fibrillation patients, and 41.5% in ... For example, 26.3% of heart failure patients had Alzheimer’s
September 2020

Drive-in visits can fill the cracks of telemedicine's reach

A: The doctors have been looking at their schedules and identify the highest-risk patients based on age, chronic conditions like COPD, heart failure, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease, or immunocompromised
July 2020

Finally! Physician performance measurement questioned in the NEJM

I know that all patients who have congestive heart failure should have an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor prescribed.
September 2020

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