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Daily Dose: Moderna, Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines go Head-to-Head in Safety Study
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FDA Approves First Oral Medication for Postpartum Depression
The US FDA approved zuranolone 50 mg as the first oral, once-daily treatment for postpartum depression in adults.
Daily Dose: Majority of US Adults with HTN or T2D with Albuminuria go Undetected
Screen Patients with Obesity for These 2 CVD Risk Factors, Says One Expert
Obesity medicine specialist and internist Alina Elperin, MD, shares why screening for obstructive sleep apnea and metabolic disease in patients with obesity is crucial.
Daily Dose: Regular Alcohol Intake Raises Risk of High Blood Pressure
7 New Approved Drugs for Primary Care: Q2 2023
The end of another quarter means a new list of FDA-approved drugs for primary care. Which ones should you know about?
Daily Dose: Diabetes- and CVD-Related Death Increase After 10-Year Decline
Daily Dose: Vegetarian Diet Boosts Optimal Drug Therapy in High-Risk CVD Patients
New Data Show Older Statin Initiators Experience Greater Reductions in LDL-C Levels vs Younger Counterparts
Findings suggest low- to moderate-intensity statins may be more appealing as initial treatment in older persons at a higher risk for adverse events, say authors.
Daily Dose: Distinct Patterns of BP in Early Gestation Predict Hypertensive Disorders
FDA Approves Naloxone Hydrochloride Nasal Spray for OTC, Nonprescription Use
RiVive™ nasal spray is the second nonprescription naloxone product approved by the FDA for the emergency treatment of opioid overdose.
Daily Dose: Preoperative HIIT and Cardiorespiratory Health Among Adults Undergoing Major Surgery
Your daily dose of clinical news you may have missed.
Early Signs of Atherosclerosis Found in Young Tobacco and E-Cigarette Users
Young adults who smoke tobacco cigarettes or vape showed early signals of atherosclerosis compared with nonsmokers in a small, cross-sectional study.
Daily Dose: The BMI vs Body Fat Debate
New Research Suggests Preoperative High-intensity Interval Training is Beneficial for Cardiorespiratory Health
Findings from meta-analysis showed preoperative high-intensity interval training was associated with improvements in exercise capacity and a reduction in postoperative complications.
Daily Dose: Association of Racial Discrimination with Adiposity in Children
Daily Dose: T2D Raises Risk for Hepatic Decompensation, Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with NAFLD
FDA Approves First Over-the-Counter Daily Oral Contraceptive Pill
The US FDA approved norgestrel as the first daily oral contraceptive to be available over the counter, without a prescription.
Daily Dose: Trends in Body Weight Perception Among Adolescents
Racial Discrimination may be Risk Factor for Obesity in Children, Suggests New Research
Children and adolescents who reported facing more racial discrimination had a higher BMI and waist circumference, according to new data.
Daily Dose: Opioid Use for Low Back Pain and Neck Pain
More Adolescents Worldwide Experience Body Weight Misperceptions, According to New Study
Underestimation of weight status increased while overestimation decreased during the last 2 decades, according to results from a study of over 745 000 adolescents.
Daily Dose: Association of Population Wellbeing with Cardiovascular Outcomes
Expert to Primary Care: Use these "ABCs" to Manage Obesity and T2D
The importance of avoiding judgement, monitoring behavior, and cardiovascular risk prevention in primary care are discussed, here.
Daily Dose: Vitamin D Supplementation and Major Cardiovascular Events in Older Adults
Statins Appear Beneficial for CV Outcomes in Primary Prevention Patients with HTN without CVD or Diabetes
In a study of over 26 000 participants, statin use was associated with reduced risk for all-cause and CV mortality compared to placebo.
Daily Dose: Loneliness and CVD Risk in Patients with Diabetes
Frequent Opioid Use for Low Back Pain, Neck Pain Called into Question in New Study
Results showed that the use of opioid analgesics did not confer any benefits for adults with acute low back pain or neck pain compared to placebo.
Daily Dose: Childhood Glycemic Measures as Predictors of Diabetes-Related Complications
Treating Obesity & T2D: Experts Say Simultaneous, Early Intervention is Key
Early intervention is crucial to help prevent complications in patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes. Two experts explain more, here.
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