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