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LCZ696 surpasses enalapril for heart failure

Key clinical point: Substituting LCZ696 for enalapril in heart failure patients was linked with significant improvements in survival, heart...


Bariatric surgery may prevent heart failure

Major finding: The incidence rate of heart failure during a median 15 years of prospective follow-up after bariatric surgery was 3.1 cases per 1,...


Quitting smoking shows benefit into old age

Major finding: Older men who continued to smoke in their 70s were 50% more likely to die from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory...

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Statin use linked to lower cataract risk

Major finding: Statin use was associated with a 19% lower rate of cataracts, and the risk fell to 51% when statins were prescribed to younger...