Fixed-Dose Combos of Ezetimibe/Rosuvastatin Best Rosuvastatin Monotherapy in Primary Hypercholesterolemia
Combo tx linked to significant reductions in LDL, total cholesterol, triglycerides versus rosuvastatin
The financial outlook for primary care practices is improving, but not all practices are experiencing the same improvements, according to an article published in Medical Economics.
Long-term use of statins does not appear to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), but a patient's cholesterol levels might affect risk, according to a study published online in PLOS Medicine.
Preventive mastectomy that preserves the nipple and surrounding skin may be as effective in preventing breast cancer in high-risk women as more invasive surgeries, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS).
reatment with the selective noradrenalin-reuptake-inhibitor atomoxetine is not associated with increased suicide risk compared with stimulant use in children and adolescents, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.
For patients undergoing transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR), the six-minute walk test (6MWT) is independently associated with mortality, according to a research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Detection of concerning symptoms after radical cystectomy can be improved by optimizing the timing and number of outpatient encounters, according to a study published in the May issue of The Journal of Urology.
Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a report published in the April 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The addition of tomosynthesis to mammography is beneficial for women with dense and nondense breasts, and the readability of dense breast notifications (DBNs) vary by state, according to two research letters published in the April 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Pharmacists can do an effective job helping chronically ill patients manage their blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood glucose levels if they're allowed to direct patients' health care, according to an evidence review published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
A growing number of small children are getting their hands and mouths on colorful detergent packets, with serious and sometimes fatal consequences, according to a report published online in Pediatrics.
For children and young adults with high-risk B-acute lymphoblastic leukemia, high-dose methotrexate is associated with superior five-year event-free survival (EFS) compared with Capizzi methotrexate.
Use of saxagliptin or sitagliptin is not associated with increased risk of hospitalized heart failure (hHF) compared with other antihyperglycemic agents, according to a study published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
The prevalence of migraine headache is elevated in patients with cardiac syndrome X (CSX) compared to patients with coronary artery disease or healthy controls
Electronic health records (EHRs) may be impairing the physician-patient relationship, according to an article published in Medical Economics.
Higher intake of saturated fat from foods is associated with more aggressive prostate cancer, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research
When it comes to dealing with illness, most Americans turn to a higher power for help, according to research published online in the Journal of Religion and Health.
Suicide rates in the United States rose 24 percent between 1999 and 2014, with young girls and middle-aged men accounting for the largest increases, according to an April data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).