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Subclinical eGFR associated with cardiovascular disease in younger patients

A retrospective cohort study in Canada found that the relative risk for major cardiovascular events with or without heart failure increased in adults ages 18 to 39 years with an eGFR below 80 mL/min/1.73 m2.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/09/19/2.htm
19 Sep 2023

U.S. statin use plateaued in 2013 to 2018

Most U.S. adults with the strongest guideline recommendations for primary prevention with statins are not receiving them, including those with diabetes, extremely high cholesterol levels, or 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease over 20%, a study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/12/05/1.htm
5 Dec 2023

RSV vaccines new tool for physicians

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended in June that adults ages 60 years and older may receive a single dose of an RSV vaccine, using shared clinical decision making.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/10/rsv-vaccines-new-tool-for-physicians.htm
1 Oct 2023

Statins underused in patients with cardiovascular disease, study finds

Women, older adults, and those with peripheral artery disease and cerebrovascular disease are particularly likely not to receive statins, according to an industry-funded analysis of lipid-lowering therapy use.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/08/08/2.htm
8 Aug 2023

Studies highlight limitations, potential alternatives to common risk equations for CVD

Removing race from the pooled cohort risk equations for cardiovascular disease (CVD) did not affect accuracy, according to results of a recent study, while another tested a prediction model based only on sex, age, and routine lab tests.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/12/12/1.htm
12 Dec 2023

Screen cardiovascular disease patients for sleep apnea, AHA recommends

The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea is as high as 40% to 80% in patients with hypertension, heart failure, coronary artery disease, pulmonary hypertension, atrial fibrillation, or stroke, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2021/06/29/2.htm
29 Jun 2021

Manage symptoms of menopause

As a clinical diagnosis with several effective treatments, genitourinary syndrome of menopause falls within the internal medicine physician's broad domain.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/07/manage-symptoms-of-menopause.htm
1 Jul 2023

High-dose flu vaccine may not be more effective than standard dose in patients with high-risk cardiovascular disease

An industry-funded randomized trial in the U.S. and Canada found no significant difference between a high-dose group versus a standard-dose group in the time to first occurrence of all-cause death or cardiopulmonary hospitalization during three flu seasons.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2020/12/15/5.htm
15 Dec 2020

Consider menopause's impact ‘beyond the bikini area’

While 80% of women have menopausal vasomotor symptoms, 70% of them go untreated.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/09/consider-menopauses-impact-beyond-the-bikini-area.htm
1 Sep 2023

Aspirin may benefit some people without cardiovascular disease, new analysis finds

An editorial accompanying the study concluded that it is reasonable to recommend aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in select patients, including those who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease with low bleeding risk.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2019/09/17/4.htm
17 Sep 2019

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