The impact of e-cigarettes on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors is similar to effects seen among people who smoked traditional combustible cigarettes; deleterious effects were seen on cholesterol, triglycerides (TGs),
Two studies to be presented at the upcoming AHA annual meeting found that young cannabis users are at greater risk for stroke and arrhythmia.
Palpitations and syncope during dinner (him); arrhythmia that looks like SVT after 2 energy drinks (her). What do the ECGs tell you?
SAN ANTONIO - New research shows that nearly 40% of missed colonoscopies is due to a patient's difficulty in understanding bowel preparation.
In a new study of >600 000 Israeli adolescents, researchers found an inverse relationship between body mass index and acne.
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Type 1 diabetes patients who used the new system increased by 2.6 hours/day the amount of time spent in target blood glucose level range.
The multistate outbreak of vaping-related lung injury is ongoing, but the CDC's updated interim guidance can help physicians navigate the clinical evaluation and management of these patients.
Computer-interpreted ECGs are part of SOP -- but the interpretation still needs confirmatin. See if your ECG read matches the machine in 2 cases from the ED.
A recent study found that obese or severely obese patients have a 60% higher risk of chronic diarrhea vs those who are within a normal weight range.