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SPRINT issues final report finding fewer cardiovascular events with intensive blood pressure control

Patients treated to a systolic blood pressure target less than 120 mm Hg instead of less than 140 mm Hg had lower rates of cardiovascular events but more incidence of some adverse events, according to new follow-up data.
25 May 2021

Calling attention to adult ADHD

Missing an adult diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) means patients also miss out on effective, often life-changing treatment.
1 Apr 2023

NSAIDs associated with increased risk of bleeding, cardiovascular events after MI

Compared to other NSAIDs, celecoxib and meloxicam were associated with a lower risk of bleeding or cardiovascular events among Korean patients who had a myocardial infarction (MI).
28 Jul 2020

Gout flares may precede cardiovascular events

A retrospective study found that gout patients who experienced an acute myocardial infarction or stroke had significantly higher odds of a recent gout flare in the preceding four months than those who did not.
9 Aug 2022

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

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Home measurement of high blood pressure overcomes variability inherent in office measurements, delivers better assessment of systolic pressure (and hence, of possible cardiovascular events) and offers a better chance of discontinuing drug therapy.
1 Mar 2011

PDE5 inhibitors didn't increase cardiovascular events in men on nitrates for heart disease

A Danish study also found that more men with ischemic heart disease are taking both nitrates and a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor, with the prescription rate increasing 20-fold from 2000 to 2018.
19 Apr 2022

Take a tiered approach to CVD

Primary care physicians' efforts are paying off as they promote primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, even in a time-pressed visit.
1 Feb 2022

Lack of access to PCSK9 inhibitors associated with cardiovascular events

Risk for myocardial infarction, unstable angina, acute ischemic heart disease, ischemic stroke, percutaneous coronary intervention, coronary artery bypass graft, and cardiac arrest was higher in patients whose prescription for a PCSK9 inhibitor was denied or abandoned.
30 Jul 2019

Stopping preventive aspirin associated with 37% increased risk of cardiovascular events

Patients who continued aspirin had a 4.1% yearly incidence of cardiovascular events, compared to 5.4% among those who stopped taking the drug, while the risk of discontinuation corresponded to one additional cardiovascular event for every 74 patients who stopped taking aspirin in a year.
3 Oct 2017

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