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AHA offers guidance on palliative pharmacotherapy for cardiovascular disease

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) calls for use of guideline-directed and evidence-based palliative therapies in end-stage heart failure, pulmonary arterial hypertension, coronary heart disease, and other cardiac conditions.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/07/09/2.htm
9 Jul 2024

Treating obesity as a disease

Obesity stems from genetics and environmental factors, but bias by physicians and the public may interfere with treating it as a disease.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/07/treating-obesity-as-a-disease.htm
1 Jul 2024

Routine electrocardiogram screening may help find patients at high CVD risk

A study of more than 3.5 million working-age adults in Japan found that minor abnormalities on a baseline electrocardiogram were associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events during a median follow-up of 5.5 years.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/07/09/4.htm
9 Jul 2024

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, I.M. Matters Weekly from ACP.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/07/latest-updates-on-acps-priorities-initiatives.htm
1 Jul 2024

Melatonin not associated with increased diabetes, cardiovascular disease risk

Researchers reviewed data from three longitudinal studies of health care professionals to parse out potential effects of self-reported melatonin use on overall health.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/05/14/2.htm
14 May 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Screening after prostate cancer diagnosis

A 65-year-old man is evaluated after being diagnosed with high-risk prostate cancer. He is asymptomatic. Transrectal ultrasound biopsy showed multiple foci of prostate cancer in both lobes with the highest Gleason score of 8. Following a physical exam, tests, and treatment, what is the most appropriate screening test to perform next?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/06/25/3.htm
25 Jun 2024

Bringing postpartum care to primary care

To improve maternal outcomes in the United States, increased collaboration and communication between obstetrics/gynecology and primary care are crucial, experts stress.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/06/bringing-postpartum-care-to-primary-care.htm
1 Jun 2024

Anxiety, depression treatment linked with improved outcomes in cardiovascular disease

Patients who had been hospitalized and had both cardiovascular disease and a mental health condition were 75% less likely to be readmitted if they received psychotherapy and medication for their anxiety or depression.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/03/26/4.htm
26 Mar 2024

Considerations about cannabis

As more states legalize recreational and medical cannabis, hospital physicians are finding themselves caring for regular users more frequently.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/05/considerations-about-cannabis.htm
1 May 2024

Many older adults use aspirin for primary prevention despite guideline changes

In 2021, nearly 30% of adults ages 60 years and older used aspirin for primary cardiovascular disease prevention despite 2018/2019 guideline updates from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/06/25/1.htm
25 Jun 2024

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