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Hormone therapy for transgender adults pose potential CVD risks

July 25, 2017

Long-term cross-sex hormone therapy for transgender individuals is associated with potential cardiovascular risks, but psychological benefits, according to a review published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

The investigators call for more research to determine the cardiovascular risk factors in gender affirming care.

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More than half of antiplatelet therapies prescribed inappropriately

July 25, 2017
Antiplatelet therapy is often improperly dispensed to acutely hospitalized elderly patients, according to research recently published in the British Journal of
In the Journals

Higher serum calcium levels linked to increased risk for CAD, MI

July 25, 2017
Patients with a genetic predisposition to increased serum calcium levels had a higher risk for CAD and MI, according to findings published in JAMA. Susanna C
In the Journals

Prolonged, short targeted temperature management yield similar outcomes after cardiac arrest

July 25, 2017
Favorable neurologic outcomes at 6 months did not significantly differ in adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated with targeted temperature management for 48…
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Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co.

Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is critical in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic…
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Question 47: What Is The Best Approach To The Patient With Suspected Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction?

From Curbside Consultation of the Pancreas: 49 Clinical Questions
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VIDEO: Glycemic control key to avoid CV complications in diabetes

July 14, 2017
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