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ADT increases risk for cardiovascular disease in men with prostate cancer

March 5, 2015

Patients with prostate cancer who received androgen-deprivation therapy demonstrated an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to study results.

Men with a previous history of cardiovascular events were at a particularly increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) with androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), results showed.

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Female veterans undergoing cardiac catheterization have different characteristics than men

March 5, 2015
Female and male veterans undergoing cardiac catheterization present with different characteristics but similar long-term outcomes, according to new findings from the VA…
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In patients with mitral regurgitation, surgery improves well-being

March 5, 2015
Compared with patients who do not undergo surgery, patients with organic mitral regurgitation who undergo surgery experience significant improvements in emotional and…

SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit…
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Nut consumption may reduce risk for mortality

March 4, 2015
High consumption of nuts was associated with significantly decreased risk for all-cause and CV mortality, regardless of sex or ethnicity, according to a new report in…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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VIDEO: Intra-arterial thrombectomy trial results indicate 'formula for success'

February 25, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Aneesh B. Singhal, MD, vice chair of quality and safety at Massachusetts General Hospital…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is suboptimally managed in clinical practice despite the availability of relevantguidelines and evidence-based…
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