We take the long view on aspirin's history in this short slideshow. See how aspirin has shaped medicine from its discovery to the 18th century.
Take a look at the evolution of aspirin used in modern disease prevention to gain perspective on how more recent developments may affect your practice.
Patients know that regular exercise is important but often need guidance on what's best. A pulmonologist advises on how to asses individual needs, utilize guidelines, and create a plan.
A new meta-analysis finds that routine intake of artificial sweeteners is linked to the opposite of the intended effect.
Myocarditis, postpericardiotomy syndrome, double aortic arch, heart-hand syndromes, stroke, cardiac valvulopathy, hemochromatosis, myocardial rupture—these visual presentations cover a range of heart diseases and related problems.
Certain modifiable risk factors—ncluding heart rate, smoking status, and antihypertensive medications—affect blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. And variability in blood pressure has an important role in progression of organ damage.
Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus should be monitored with ABPM if they are at high risk for cardiovascular complications, according to the results of a new study.
Persons with type 2 diabetes are at risk for asymptomatic atrial fibrillation and subsequent cerebrovascular events.
Metformin and the class of sulfonylureas are the "work horses" of therapy for type 2 diabetes. Metformin even confers some protection from vascular complications. But, how do they stack up against newer agents? Here, a closer look.
High-potency statin therapy may increase risk of new onset diabetes but also reduces cardiovascular events.