Sitagliptin's Safety; New Option Approved for Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia; FDA Approves First Nonhormonal Drug for Menopause Symptoms
In 2007, sitagliptin was the first dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor released in the U.S., but research has still not completely captured...
Disparities in Adherence; Preventive Dutasteride in Asymptomatic BPH; Antioxidants and Heart Failure; A Faster Way to Get Back to Sleep?
Women and black patients with cardiovascular disease have markedly higher mortality rates than that of white men and are less likely to undergo...
Silent MI More Common Than Suspected; FDA Approves First A1C Test for Diagnosing Diabetes; Cash Back for Eating Better; Counting the Real Calories
Silent myocardial infarction (MI) has been a clinical mystery. The lack of unequivocal signs and symptoms makes silent MI hard to diagnose, which...
A cardiovascular event is known to occur as a consequence of subclinical atherosclerosis, but knowing just what kind of event is most likely to...
Leukocytosis After ICD Implantation; A Misleading Case of Herpes; Calculating the Risks of C difficile; Keeping Weight Off: A Losing Battle?
Reports and studies have documented a marked rise in infections related to cardiac devices, mostly implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs...
Studies have linked sleep disordered breathing (SDB) with type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance as well as with cardiovascular events.
Gel Implant Relieves Sciatica; Antidepressants for Heart Failure Patients—Are There Benefits?; Chelation: Long Established, but Is It Safe?
As many as 40% of people experience ≥ 1 episode of sciatica in their lifetime due to spinal disk herniation and nerve root irritation. Treatment...