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NAMS Launches Free Mobile Menopause App
A new mobile app is now available to help women and their providers make decisions about managing symptoms related to menopause.
Men Who Eat a Low-Risk Diet, Make Healthy Lifestyle Choices Can Reudce MI
It's not a new formula, but the study was large and the results significant: almost 4 of 5 MIs may be preventable in men who adhere to 5 healthy habits we're all familiar with.
iECG May Prove Cost-effective for Screening Occult Atrial Fibrillation
A new study finds that iPhone-based technology deployed in local pharmacies can detect asymptomatic atrial fibrillation. iECG anyone?
Cerebral Microbleeds in Atrial Fibrillation Portend Poor Prognosis
Results of a recent study suggest the presence or absence of CMBs may help refine risk prognostication in patients with AF.
Community-wide Screening for AF Reduces Stroke
The cost vs the benefit of community screening for disease is often hotly debated. A new study suggests that detection of and treatment for asymptomatic AF may be worth that effort.
Generalized Weakness After Heavy Drinking: Your Dx?
A 38-year-old man with a history of hypertension, depression, and alcohol abuse presented with total body weakness after drinking heavily the night before. His ECG is shown here. What diagnosis does this ECG indicate?
Dyslipidemia and Hypertension Control in HIV-Positive Patients
HIV-infected patients have a 2-fold increased risk for MI vs HIV-negative patients. While many are treated for common risk factors, many of those do not reach clinical targets.
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