Clarithromycin and Short-term Risk of Cardiovascular EventsClarithromycin and Short-term Risk of Cardiovascular Events

Clarithromycin is associated with an increased short-term risk of cardiovascular morbidity, especially in older patients and those with hypertension or diabetes, according to a new population-based study. Reuters Health Information
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CONCLUSION: Patients with thyroid disease were found to have a higher risk for uveitis. For certain age groups or patients without diabetes or hypertension, the role of thyroid disease might be more crucial for uveitis development. PMID: 32643974 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ocul Immunol Inflamm Source Type: research
Authors: John J, Henry M, Ringoir A, Pinto G, Kesner K, Lazarus J, Sinha S Abstract BACKGROUND: The standard of care for surgically resectable disease renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a nephrectomy. Post-nephrectomy, these patients are at risk for the development of new onset chronic kidney disease or the progression of pre-existing chronic kidney disease. We aimed to report the changes in renal function in patients who had a nephrectomy for RCC. METHODS: This retrospective, descriptive, cross-sectional study identified 137 patients who had a nephrectomy for RCC from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2017. The pre-nep...
Source: South African Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: S Afr J Surg Source Type: research
Conditions:   Diabetes;   Hypertension Intervention:   Device: ACR LAB Sponsor: Ltd. Completed
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(CNN) — If you want to be one of the first to receive an experimental vaccine for Covid-19, now’s your chance. Wednesday, a new website — — went live allowing people in the United States to register to take part in clinical trials for vaccines and monoclonal antibody therapies. The website will handle registration for the four large vaccine studies that are expected to start this summer and fall, and any others that follow. The US Department of Health and Human Services announced the website Wednesday, along with the appointment of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research...
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Authors: Dedefo MG, Gemechu DB, Fekadu G, Tekle Dibessa T Abstract Background: Hypertension is a prevalent comorbid condition in diabetes, affecting ∼20-60% of patients with diabetes, depending on obesity, ethnicity, and age. Adults with diabetes historically have two or three times higher rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD) than adults without diabetes. Objective: The aim of this study was to assess blood pressure (BP) control and its predictors among hypertensive diabetic patients on follow-up at the chronic clinic of Nekemte Referral Hospital (NRH) in West Ethiopia. Methods: A cross-sectional study ...
Source: International Journal of Hypertension - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int J Hypertens Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This study suggested a positive association between plasma TMAO and ischemic stroke. Further studies are required to explore the role of plasma TMAO concentrations in predicting stroke risk. PMID: 32641646 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Atheroscler Thromb Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that long-term exposure to SPM is associated with an increased risk of all cardiovascular mortality for men in Ibaraki, Japan. PMID: 32641588 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Atheroscler Thromb Source Type: research
In the last five months, 1.41 crore individuals were screened for hypertension, 1.13 crore for diabetes and 1.34 crore for oral, breast or cervical cancer, the ministry said. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, medicines were dispensed to about 5.62 lakh hypertension patients and 3.77 lakh diabetes patients at the HWCs in June alone, according to the statement.
Source: The Economic Times - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
We examined patients who underwent laminectomy for LSS from June 2015 through March 2018. Before spine surgery, we evaluated walking distance, handgrip strength, leg extension power (LEP), 10-m walk test (time and steps), psoas muscle index (PMI), and the area of both total and multifidus muscle using plain computed tomography imaging at the third lumbar level. Handgrip strength was compared with comorbidities including anemia, diabetes, hypertension, marital status, etc.ResultsThere were 183 patients (55 female, 128 male) with a mean age of 70.5  years. Handgrip strength significantly correlated with LEP (P 
Source: European Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
ConclusionsBullous pemphigoid patients need screening for comorbid health conditions even though treatment options do not seem to be associated with these comorbidities.
Source: Archives of Dermatological Research - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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