Green leafy vegetables, tofu, and lentils are all good sources of iron, but iron is most effectively absorbed when it is heme-based, as in red meat.
1 Jun 2017
Probable carcinogens have been found in angiotensin-receptor blockers, but experts say generic drugs remain safe overall.
1 Jan 2020
A 77-year-old man with a 5-year history of idiopathic cardiomyopathy is evaluated for progressive exertional fatigue and dyspnea. He has recently stopped carrying groceries in from the car because of his exertional dyspnea. He had an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placed 3 years ago. Medical history is also significant for hypertension. Medications are lisinopril, 40 mg/d; metoprolol succinate, 25 mg/d; furosemide, 40 mg/d; and spironolactone, 25 mg/d. Following a physical exam and electrocardiogram, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
31 Jan 2017
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, discusses how palliative care can be applied to the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 May 2020
Some traditional Chinese medications might be used as a complementary and alternative approach for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, but further long-term study is needed.
13 Jun 2017
New technology and biomarkers have contributed to the detection of Alzheimer's disease, but clinicians are skeptical about the value of a diagnosis without the ability to treat the condition.
1 Nov 2019
Sleep problems are common, but not inevitable, as people age.
1 Jan 2021
Evidence does not support giving renin angiotensin system inhibitors to all patients with stable CAD, review finds
For all primary outcomes studied, renin angiotensin system inhibitors reduced risk when compared to placebo but not when compared to active controls, a study found.
31 Jan 2017
One challenge of treating cancer is preventing, diagnosing, and treating heart failure in at-risk patients, and figuring out which patients would benefit from intervention.
1 Sep 2018
Factors predicting higher drug interaction risk included having one or more comorbid condition versus zero comorbidities, having four or more comorbid conditions versus zero comorbidities, being eligible for the Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy, and not living in the northeastern U.S.
13 Feb 2018