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Hormone therapy increases risk for stroke, VTE in transgender women

February 18, 2019

Read the Perspective from Monica Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FACC, FASE

Top stories in cardiology: Alirocumab price reduced, artificially sweetened beverages may increase stroke risk

February 18, 2019
Among the top cardiology stories last week were an announcement by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi that they reduced the price of alirocumab by 60% and a study that…
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Opioids after hospitalization reduce planned health care utilization in ACS, HF

February 18, 2019
Patients with ACS and acute decompensated HF who were discharged with an opioid medication were less likely to utilize planned health care, according to a study…
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Low-sodium salt substitute diet may lower systolic, diastolic BP

February 17, 2019
Implementing low-sodium salt substitutes in a diet can lead to a significant lowering of systolic and diastolic BP, according to a meta-analysis published in…
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Cardiovascular Consults: Exploiting Inflammatory Pathways for Atherosclerotic Prognosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Prior to the advent of the molecular biology era, atherosclerosis was generally regarded as a disorder of lipoprotein…
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Question 20: A 58-Year-Old Female Underwent A Screening Colonoscopy That Showed A 2.5-Cm Flat Polyp In The Proximal Ascending Colon. I Tattooed The Area And Biopsied The Polyp, Which Was Initially Reported As Hyperplastic. What Should I Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Heart failure presents unique challenges in diabetes

July 14, 2018
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