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Cerebral Microbleeds Should Not Deter Antithrombotics in Stroke

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913458?src=rss

The absolute risk for ischemic stroke was consistently higher than the absolute risk for ICH regardless of microbleed burden, a new pooled analysis found.
Medscape Medical News

Cholesterol Levels Increase with Tofacitinib Use for Ulcerative Colitis

https://www.jwatch.org/na49169/2019/05/23/cholesterol-levels-increase-with-tofacitinib-use

New data confirm elevation of cholesterol but show no increase in cardiovascular events.

Effect of n-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation in Hyperlipidemic Patients Taking Statins

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03961763?cond=Dyslipidemia+OR+Hyperlipidemia+OR+Hypolipidemia+OR+Hypercholesterolemia+OR+Hypercholesteremia+OR+Hypertriglyceridemia+OR+Lipoprotein+OR+Lipid+OR+LDL+OR+HDL+OR+VLDL+OR+IDL+OR+Cholesterol+OR+Triglyceride+OR+Chylomicron+OR+Anticholesteremic&lupd_s=05%2F09%2F2019&lupd_d=14

Conditions:   Cardiovascular Diseases;   Hyperlipidemias;   Dyslipidemias
Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: EPA+DHA;   Other: Placebo
Sponsor:   University of Chester
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4 Sick in Wisconsin and Minnesota with Salmonella linked to Del Monte vegetable trays

https://www.salmonellablog.com/salmonella-outbreaks/4-sick-in-wisconsin-and-minnesota-with-salmonella-linked-to-del-monte-vegetable-trays/

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Minnesota Department of Health, and Wisconsin local health departments are working with the Food and … Read the rest

When is the best time to eat fruit?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325253.php

Despite online claims, there is no best time of day to eat fruit. However, people can time their fruit intake to help with weight loss and managing diabetes. Here, … Read the rest

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325236.php

A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit.

The Association of a classical left bundle Branch Block Contraction Pattern by vendor-independent strain echocardiography and outcome after cardiac resynchronization therapy

https://cardiovascularultrasound.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12947-019-0160-4

The association of a Classical left bundle branch block (LBBB) contraction pattern and better outcome after cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has only been studied using vendor-specific software for echo…… Read the rest

Reversible fibroblast phenotypes in HF

http://feeds.nature.com/~r/nrcardio/rss/current/~3/X-iKRU0ymCo/s41569-019-0217-y

Nature Reviews Cardiology, Published online: 20 May 2019; doi:10.1038/s41569-019-0217-y

Cardiac myofibroblasts in patients with end-stage heart failure retain the capacity to be dedifferentiated into a less activated state.

Bleb Morphology After Mitomycin-C Augmented Trabeculectomy: Comparison Between Clinical Evaluation and Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

https://journals.lww.com/glaucomajournal/Fulltext/2019/05000/Bleb_Morphology_After_Mitomycin_C_Augmented.14.aspx

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The main aim of this article was to study the longitudinal correlation between the clinical, morphological appearance of filtering blebs with anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) in … Read the rest

Highlights From APA Annual Meeting: Day Four

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Day four of APA’s Annual Meeting included the release of an AJP study and commentary on esketamine, an inspiring lecture by the winner of this year’s Fryer Award, and Read the rest