Author | Veronica Hackenthal, MD

Articles

Coffee and Atrial Fibrillation: What's the (True) Link?

July 19, 2019

A new study finds that higher caffeine intake may decrease the risk of patients developing new onset atrial fibrillation. 

New Osteoporosis Recommendations: A Short Quiz

July 16, 2018

The new USPSTF osteoporosis screening recommendations are out. Find out what's new and how much you know.

Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Migraine Treatment: The PRESTO Study

June 29, 2018

Noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation may be a viable method for the treatment of acute episodic migraine, according to a new study.

Stroke Knowledge & OAC Preference in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

June 19, 2018

Is there a link between stroke knowledge and OAC preferences in patients with AF? According to a new study, yes. 

Erenumab: First-in-Class Approved for Migraine Prevention

June 04, 2018

Take a closer look at how erenumab, the first CGRP inhibitor to win FDA-approval for migraine prevention, earned that spot.

Tiny Diabetes Tech in the Pipeline

May 31, 2018

A tooth-mounted sensor, a glucose monitor built into a smartphone case, plus 3 more new “gee whiz” devices that could transform diabetes care.

Spring Allergy Quiz: "Rx This, Not That"

May 14, 2018

Try this compact test on safety issues of and patieint selection for seasonal allergy medications.

Migraine Headache - Myth vs Facts

January 07, 2018

There is a good deal of misinformation available about migraine headaches. Which of these 10 statements are myth and which are fact?

7 Top Diabetes Apps for Primary Care

May 11, 2017

Seven top diabetes apps for PCPs include insulin calculators, Rx algorithms, comorbidity support, and patient tracking tools.

New Genes Linked to COPD

March 08, 2017

Among the 13 new genes identified in this genome-wide association study, 4 have never before been linked to lung function.