Typically used to treat Type 2 diabetes, metformin may also provide value as a treatment option for a serious, potentially fatal kidney disease.
Researchers compared more than 4,000 children with a confirmed gender dysphoria diagnosis with more than 16,000 children with no such diagnosis. The team believes this was the first analysis of its kind in the United States.
Researchers tracked data from more than 1,000 patients who received care from 2014 to 2020.
COVID-19 carries a higher stroke risk than similar infectious conditions, the authors explained, making it especially important to seek out a vaccine as soon as possible.
Icosapent ethyl is an FDA-approved medication typically prescribed to limit triglycerides in the blood.
When treating female patients, researchers explained, physicians are less likely to think there is potential for a heart attack.
Compensation for cardiologists has been ample in recent years. Could the healthcare industry’s growing interest in value over volume lead to a change in that trend?
Some COVID-driven changes will likely remain in place for years to come, according to a presentation at CV Summit Virtual 2021.
In 2020, COVID-19 forced the ACC to cancel its entire annual meeting just weeks before it was scheduled to take place.
During a government-regulated lockdown in Argentina, patients admitted to the emergency department were much more likely to have high blood pressure.
Anthony S. Fauci, MD, a central figure in the White House Coronavirus Task Force, spoke at length about COVID-19 during the AHA's Scientific Sessions 2020 virtual meeting.
Ordering two additional exams helped provide key details for 84% of women included in the study. All patients had already undergone an angiogram.