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Guidance offered for treating patients exposed to xylazine

The animal sedative is now commonly found in illegally manufactured fentanyl and may pose even greater risks than that drug, according to authors of a recent review.
10 Oct 2023

Internal Medicine Meeting 2021 goes virtual

This year's Internal Medicine Meeting includes more than 125 virtual sessions of varying lengths, from bite-sized presentations to one-hour clinical sessions.
1 Mar 2021

Guidance calls for increased awareness of drug-induced arrhythmias

Some arrhythmias caused by medications, such as bradyarrhythmias and atrial tachycardia, are notable mainly due to their symptoms, while others, such as Brugada syndrome and torsades de points, can lead to sudden death, a scientific statement from the American Heart Association said.
22 Sep 2020

A can't-miss cause of resistant hypertension

More than 20% of patients with resistant hypertension have primary aldosteronism, an underrecognized cause of hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
1 May 2021

AHA releases scientific statement on cardiovascular health in African-American patients

Obesity, hypertension, and diabetes generally occur earlier in African-American patients than in white patients, and adverse health behaviors may partly explain the higher burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
31 Oct 2017

Remain vigilant this ‘twindemic’ season

The CDC is anticipating a resumption of seasonal flu activity in the U.S., but the potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic this year remain unknown.
1 Oct 2021

Antidepressants, antianxiety drugs frequently detected in plasma of older adults admitted for hip fracture, study finds

Of the patient population studied, nearly two-thirds had psychotropic or analgesic drugs or both detected in their blood.
14 Mar 2017

Different patients, different doses

Some patients may metabolize certain drugs differently, requiring primary care physicians to know any safety or dosing issues for the most commonly used drugs.
1 May 2019

NSAID use may be associated with increased VTE risk

There may be a statistically significant increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among users of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a meta-analysis found.
30 Sep 2014

New knowledge on human microbiome impacts practice

As researchers discover more and more associations between the human microbiome and various states of health and disease, physicians grow closer to the aim of precision health and providing customized care to patients.
1 Jul 2018

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