March 24th 2023
Statin-eligible patients in minority groups significantly undertreated; metabolically healthy obesity on the rise; menstruation irregularities suggest later CVD risk; and 2 more studies of note.
Study Emphasizes Primary Care’s Crucial Role in Combatting COVID-19-related Mental IllnessAugust 10th 2021
Compared to psychiatrists and subspecialists, the proportion of visits to primary care was higher for patients with depression or anxiety and any mental illness in a new cross-sectional study.
Role of Primary Care in Poststroke Care: 6 Takeaways from New AHA/ASA Scientific StatementJuly 21st 2021
In a new scientific statement, the AHA/ASA recommends that the first poststroke visit should occur earlier in primary care. Details plus 5 more key points primary care physicians should know.
Adding Icosapent Ethyl to Statin Therapy Cuts Stroke Risk, Analysis of REDUCE-IT Trial FindsMarch 17th 2021
International Stroke Conference 2021: A new analysis of the landmark REDUCE-IT trial found that adding icosapent ethyl to treatment regimens that already include statins further reduces stroke risk.