Heart failure hospitalisation more than doubles in IBD flares

Dr Søren L. Kristensen, lead author, said: “Previous studies have shown an association between chronic inflammatory diseases (psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, celiac disease and IBD) and an increased incidence of venous- and arterial thrombotic disease (primarily heart attack and stroke). Researchers suggest the link is at least in part caused by inflammatory prothrombotic effects.” Topics: Heart Failure (HF)
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The updated American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke were published in January 2018.1 The purpose of the guidelines is to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive set of recommendations for clinicians caring for adult patients with acute arterial ischemic stroke in a single document. The guidelines detail new and updated recommendations that reflect and incorporate the most recent literature in the evaluation and management of acute ischemic stroke. Some sections of the latest guidelines have sparked debate in the medical commu...
Source: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
β-Adrenergic blockade is an important mechanism for reducing morbidity and mortality in patients with hypertension and heart failure. Esmolol has been used widely for its chronotropic and antihypertensive effects. However, there has been recent inquiry regarding perioperative esmolol use and nociceptive modulation. Conventional postoperative analgesic treatment has relied primarily on opioids, which present their own adverse effects and pharmacoepidemiologic repercussions. Esmolol, to date, has not shown any direct analgesic or anesthetic properties; however, recent studies suggest that esmolol may have antinociceptiv...
Source: Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: REGIONAL ANESTHESIA AND ACUTE PAIN: DARING DISCOURSE Source Type: research
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A session on the treat-to-target goal in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and an abstract making the case that patients are not whiners and complainers made news today at the meeting.Medscape Medical News
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(MedPage Today) -- 30-day stroke rates lower, but groups equal by 12 months
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Vapotherm last week registered for an initial public offering worth nearly $58 million for the respiratory device it’s developing. Exeter, N.H.-based Vapotherm developed the Precision Flow line of devices to provide high-velocity heated, humidified and oxygenated air to treat patients with conditions such as pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and heart failure. Some 1,200 of the devices have been sold in the U.S., mostly into hospital ICUs, the company said. In an Oct. 19 filing with the U.S. Securities &Exchange Commission, Vapotherm said the proceeds from the $57.5 million offering ar...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Featured Funding Roundup Respiratory Wall Street Beat Vapotherm Source Type: news
A flu vaccine used in elderly patients is safe and more effective than the traditional vaccine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, who are particularly susceptible to influenza, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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OBJECTIVE: To establish whether there is a relationship between the frequency and severity of different types of childhood maltreatment and adulthood arthritis. METHODS: Analysis of the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey - Mental Health (CCHS-MH...
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Major interplaying causes of heat stroke (HS) and fatal hyperthermia are climate, physical activity, artificial extreme ambient temperatures, confinement in a small compartment, and effects of drugs and chemicals, combined with predispositions and complica...
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