Statin-related pain is not reduced by vitamin D therapy, researchers reported on Nov. 23, 2022 in JAMA Cardiology. As background, the authors noted, “Statin-associated muscle symptoms (SAMS) are… read more.
New research involving adults diagnosed with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and morbid obesity (body mass index > 40) indicates that subjects who had bariatric surgery achieved a… read more.
Development of myocarditis after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination is rare but appears to be more frequent among males aged 18-29 and especially after the second mRNA-1273 (Moderna) vaccine. The study… read more.
Among patients diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) and valvular heart disease (VHD), those treated with apixaban have achieved a lower rate of ischemic stroke or systemic embolism and… read more.
Pregnant women with severe preeclampsia taking a daily dose of blood pressure lowering nifedipine as labor is induced have achieved better blood pressure control during labor and were… read more.
A low-carb diet enables persons at risk of Type 2 diabetes to lower their blood sugar before the onset of that disease, researchers reported on Oct.26, 2022 in… read more.
Findings from a global study suggest that risk factors for cardiovascular disease are similar for men and women, with some notable differences. The outcomes were reported on Oct…. read more.
Researchers report that patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, a skin cancer and one of the most frequent malignancies worldwide, benefit from treatment with the immune checkpoint… read more.
Researchers report a link between use of glitazones to treat type 2 diabetes and a 22% reduced risk of dementia. The findings appeared on Oct 11, 2022 in… read more.
A large retrospective study of patients diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) and valvular heart disease (VHD) showed that apixaban treatment was associated with a lower rate of ischemic… read more.
Researchers reported a 20 percent advantage in the two-year overall survival rate for subjects with advanced melanoma and a mutation in the BRAF gene, specifically a BRAF V600 mutation, who were initially… read more.