Chronic Disease

Reports of high-impact chronic disease studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: Association Between Preoperative Opioid and Benzodiazepine Prescription Patterns and Mortality After Noncardiac...

Strategies to amend clinician prescription patterns are of critical importance in addressing opioid abuse and opioid-related deaths across the United States. One potential approach...

Effective adolescent mental health programs incorporate interpersonal skills, emotional regulation, and drug education

1. Of 25 psychosocial intervention components studied in adolescents, only interpersonal skills, emotional regulation, and alcohol and drug education predicted positive effects across multiple...

Quick Take: Comparison of Outcomes After Transcatheter vs Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Among Patients...

In patients who have previously undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) can be a complicated procedure due to...

The MR-INFORM trial: fewer patients undergo revascularization when coronary perfusion is assessed with MRI...

1. In patients with stable angina and multiple cardiac risk factors, those undergoing myocardial-perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compared to invasive angiography and...

Defining airflow obstruction as FEV1:FVC of less than 0.70 optimal compared to other fixed...

1. In this retrospective cohort study, an FEV1:FVC threshold of 0.71 was the best fit for discriminating COPD-related events, though it was not statistically...

Quick Take: Suicide in older adults living in or transitioning to residential long-term care,...

It is estimated that by the year 2050, 1 in 5 individuals will be 65 years or older. In addition to the growing number...

Beneficiaries of Medicare Advantage run higher risk of readmission compared with traditional Medicare

1. In this retrospective cohort study, the authors observed that Medicare Advantage beneficiaries have a higher risk of readmission compared to traditional Medicare in...

Quick Take: Assessment of use of arteriovenous graft vs. arteriovenous fistula for first-time permanent...

For patients with end-stage renal disease, the type of hemodialysis access selected has a direct effect on complication rates and associated healthcare costs. Typically,...

Evobrutinib reduces imaging findings of multiple sclerosis but not clinical progression

1. The Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor evobrutinib when compared to placebo treatment in multiple sclerosis patients showed the ability to reduce the number...

Quick Take: Diagnosis of obstructive coronary artery disease using computed tomography angiography in patients...

Computed tomography angiography (CTA) is being increasingly used in evaluating patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD) and possible angina. It is currently unclear,...
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