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Effective BP Reduction Achieved via Hypertension Remote Care Program During Lockdown

Effective BP Reduction Achieved via Hypertension Remote Care Program During Lockdown

November 10th 2021

American Heart Association

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021: Blood pressure reductions to clinical targets were achieved by patients with sustained hypertension through a remote health care delivery program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Living in More Socially Vulnerable Neighborhood Linked to Worse Outcomes in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Living in More Socially Vulnerable Neighborhood Linked to Worse Outcomes in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

November 9th 2021

American Heart Association

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021: New research found living in socially vulnerable neighborhoods increased the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, or death among hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Risk of Early Stroke Increased in Adults who Vape vs Smoke Traditional Cigarettes, Study Finds

Risk of Early Stroke Increased in Adults who Vape vs Smoke Traditional Cigarettes, Study Finds

November 9th 2021

American Heart Association

AHA 2021: E-cigarette users were found to have a 15% higher risk of a cerebrovascular accident at a younger age than those who smoked combustible tobacco cigarettes.

Young Black Adults Experienced Rising Burden of CVD Risk Factors, Worse Hospital Outcomes in 10-year Study

Young Black Adults Experienced Rising Burden of CVD Risk Factors, Worse Hospital Outcomes in 10-year Study

November 8th 2021

American Heart Association

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021: National study of over 2.9 million young Black adults showed increased rates of CVD risk factors and worsened hospital outcomes between 2007 and 2017.

Prioritizing Mental Health: Applying Person-First Approaches to Care

Prioritizing Mental Health: Applying Person-First Approaches to Care

October 26th 2021

Obesity Medicine Association

When addressing mental health with patients with obesity, a thoughtful approach that balances psychological health and weight loss is critical, explains Dr Ethan Lazarus.

Study: Hispanic Adults, Women, and Older E-cigarette Users Face Higher Odds of Asthma and COPD

Study: Hispanic Adults, Women, and Older E-cigarette Users Face Higher Odds of Asthma and COPD

October 20th 2021

CHEST

CHEST 2021: Study shows vaping raises the odds of developing asthma and COPD, especially in older adults, women, and Hispanic persons.

Dupilumab Associated with Reduced Oral Corticosteroids in Severe Asthma, Regardless of Baseline OCS Dose

Dupilumab Associated with Reduced Oral Corticosteroids in Severe Asthma, Regardless of Baseline OCS Dose

October 18th 2021

CHEST

In patients with severe asthma dependent on OCS, dupilumab reduced OCS dose and improved the odds of no longer requiring OCS, suggests research presented at CHEST 2021.

Tezepelumab May Improve Peak Expiratory Flow in Patients with Severe Asthma, Suggests Analysis of NAVIGATOR Trial

Tezepelumab May Improve Peak Expiratory Flow in Patients with Severe Asthma, Suggests Analysis of NAVIGATOR Trial

October 14th 2021

CHEST

CHEST 2021: Patients with severe asthma who received tezepelumab compared with placebo demonstrated rapid improvement in morning and evening peak expiratory flow.

Janssen RSV Vaccine for Older Adults Drives Robust Cellular Immune, Humoral Response

Janssen RSV Vaccine for Older Adults Drives Robust Cellular Immune, Humoral Response

October 4th 2021

IDSA

Janssen's investigational vaccine showed efficacy of up to 80% in preventing RSV-mediated lower respiratory tract infections in older adults.

Black Women with HIV at Highest Risk for Premature Mortality a 21-year Study Finds

Black Women with HIV at Highest Risk for Premature Mortality a 21-year Study Finds

October 1st 2021

IDSA

IDWeek 2021: Despite declining mortality rates among patients with HIV in the past 2 decades, a new study finds significant disparities in gender and race.