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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
25 Jun 2024

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