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Night Shifts Upset Sleep, Up Heart Death Risk
Sleep and the circadian system play a key role in cardiovascular health and antitumor activity. While disrupting sleep patterns, night shift work also increases the risk of mortality.
Do “Yellow Bumps All Over” Spell Diabetes?
Eruptive xanthomas; smooth-shaped, deeply placed nodules; a solitary itchy patch . . . how much do you know about these and 2 other disorders?
Testosterone Replacement Does Not Increase CV Risks in Men With Low Testosterone Levels
Results of a new large study may offer some clarity in an area replete with conflicting findings from small studies in older men or registry studies in special populations.
Study: Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease
For women with congenital heart disease, the risk of pregnancy and delivery complications isn't as high as expected, new research shows.
Five Top Papers From 2014 That Will Impact Your Practice
New drugs that treat stubborn illness seen often in primary care lead this group of Top 5 Papers for 2014. Type 2 diabetes, cryptogenic stroke, and hep-C are key targets.
Cardiac Imaging No Better Than Optimal Drug Therapy to Prevent Heart Disease in Diabetes
Results of a new study are significant since asymptomatic, aggressive heart disease is the most common cause of death in patients with diabetes.
Atrial Fibrillation Video: Symptoms, Cardioversion Strategies
A nurse describes his own bout with atrial fibrillation—the symptoms and his attempts to cardiovert to normal rhythm—from his hospital bed.
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