California governor signs bill to restrict dialysis profits

October 14, 2019
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation yesterday that will restrict the amount of money dialysis providers and drug rehabilitation…
In the Journals

Longer sleep duration may cause cognitive decline in Hispanic, Latino adults

October 14, 2019
Among Hispanic and Latino individuals in the United States, long sleep duration was associated with a decline in neurocognitive performance and…
Feature

Marijuana use during pregnancy: What clinicians need to know

October 14, 2019
CDC data show that 16.2% of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years reported using marijuana nearly every day. These findings recently prompted U.S…
In the Journals

Secondary Sjögren's syndrome impacts quarter of patients with SLE

October 14, 2019
Secondary Sjögren’s syndrome affects approximately one-quarter of all patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, and the frequency increases…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Potassium-binding agents help enable tolerance of HF medications

October 13, 2019
CHICAGO — In this video exclusive, Cardiology Today Editorial Board Member Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, discussed her Cardiometabolic Health…
Meeting News

Icosapent ethyl appropriate to use to reduce CV risk, despite pending questions

October 12, 2019
CHICAGO — Findings of cardiovascular benefit with icosapent ethyl treatment from the REDUCE-IT trial have already revealed actionable clinical…
Meeting News

Top 10 takeaways from lipid management guidelines

October 12, 2019
CHICAGO — The 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol, published by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart…
Meeting News

Earlier introduction of insulin may improve type 2 diabetes care for some patients

October 12, 2019
CHICAGO — Health care providers who treat patients with type 2 diabetes still need to include insulin among therapeutic options, and it may…
Meeting News

Lifestyle changes as important as medication to prevent, treat type 2 diabetes

October 12, 2019
CHICAGO — Intensive lifestyle interventions and metformin therapy have had significant success in treating type 2 diabetes and should both be…
Meeting News

Four strategies to obtain affordable insulin

October 11, 2019
CHICAGO — As the cost for insulin continues to rise, clinicians can take several proactive steps to help uninsured and underinsured patients…
Meeting News

DAPA-HF, REWIND, other cardiometabolic science highlighted at CMHC

October 11, 2019
CHICAGO — Healio presents live updates from the late-breaking trials session at the Cardiometabolic Health Congress. Presenters highlighted…
FDA News

Reyvow approved for acute migraine treatment

October 11, 2019
The FDA announced it approved Reyvow for the treatment of adults with acute migraine with or without aura. According to a press release from the…
In the Journals

More than one-third of children experience maltreatment globally

October 11, 2019
Approximately one-third of children globally may be affected by childhood maltreatment, and these children are at double the risk for a mental…
Meeting News

GLP-1 receptor agonists a ‘key building block’ for improving cardiovascular health

October 11, 2019
CHICAGO — GLP-1 receptor agonists are a medication class that has exhibited many benefits, especially in the cardiovascular realm, since being…
In the Journals

‘Presumed consent’ policy may help improve organ donation in the US

October 11, 2019
According to a recently published study, implementing a policy that requires citizens to “opt-out” of being an organ donor may help…
Feature

Q&A: New model could improve antibiotic development

October 11, 2019
Although the current approach to incentivizing antibiotic development has led to the creation of effective treatments, the pipeline has collapsed…
In the Journals

Chair-based yoga and exercise may improve quality of life in patients with dementia

October 11, 2019
For older adults with dementia, three nonpharmacological interventions — chair yoga, music intervention and chair-based exercise — were…
Meeting News

Role of wearable devices increasing in health care

October 11, 2019
CHICAGO — The integration of wearable devices into clinical care is still in its beginning stages, but the devices’ use for ECG and the…

Diet changes can improve quality of life for patients with IBD, other top stories in gastroenterology

October 11, 2019
Researchers recently found that changes in diet can improve the quality of life of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
In the Journals

Parental alcohol exposure tied to congenital heart disease risk in children

October 11, 2019
Alcohol consumption of would-be parents may be a significant risk factor for the development of congenital heart disease in their subsequent…