However, no regimen to lower blood pressure seems to prolong survival, a recent analysis has found.
2 Jun 2015
A 71-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for an elevated serum creatinine level. He was hospitalized 2 days ago for a 4-day history of progressive right lower leg cellulitis. History is also significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus with prior episodes of cellulitis. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and a kidney biopsy, what is the most likely cause of this patient's kidney disease?
11 Aug 2020
Older patients with myocardial infarction (MI) who take intensive-dose statins have the same risk of developing diabetes as those who take moderate-dose statins, a new study found.
21 May 2013
ACC pathway supports neprilysin inhibitor, SGLT-2 inhibitors for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) offered this update to their expert consensus decision pathway from 2017 as interim guidance to physicians while comprehensive updates to heart failure guidelines remain in development.
26 Jan 2021
A 68-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-month history of incontinence typified by continuous leakage and dribbling. Following a physical exam and urinalysis, what is the most appropriate management?
22 Dec 2020
This update covers a warning on sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors and approval of a trivalent vaccine for the prevention of seasonal influenza in people age 65 years and older.
1 Feb 2016
Cardiovascular events similar, adverse effects worse with chlorthalidone compared to hydrochlorothiazide
Chlorthalidone was associated with a significantly higher risk of hypokalemia, hyponatremia, acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, type 2 diabetes, and abnormal weight gain.
25 Feb 2020
Efforts to improve peripheral artery disease (PAD) treatment in Hispanic/Latino populations are needed, including improved access to health care and more guideline-adherent treatment, according to the authors of a recent study.
11 Aug 2020
Recent studies focused on patients' status after hospitalization for COVID-19, one finding that outcomes with home oxygen were good, but others noting that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), readmissions, and new diagnoses of medical conditions were common.
6 Apr 2021
A modeling study analyzed the long-term effects and costs of total knee replacement for patients who were ages 50 years or older and had end-stage knee osteoarthritis and a body mass index of 40 kg/m2 or greater.
23 Mar 2021