EHR Alerts to Both Doc and Patient May Boost Statin Prescribing
Electronic 'nudges' that promote new statin prescriptions seemed most effective when sent to patients as well as their primary care doctors in a randomized trial. Medscape...
7 hours ago - Medscape - 2 articles
‘No time to waste': Implement guideline-recommended HF therapies simultaneously
The benefits of HF medications are additive and incremental and provide similar benefits to patients with ischemic and nonischemic etiologies when initiated simultaneously...
7 hours ago - Healio
FDA Expands List of Getinge IABP System and Component Shortages
In a letter to providers, the agency added intra-aortic balloon pump systems to a list of Getinge IABP equipment currently in short supply due to "supply chain issues." News Alerts
8 hours ago - Medscape
Long-term PCSK9 inhibition plus background therapy improves LDL goal attainment in FH
Long-term adherence to PCSK9 inhibition was high among a high-risk cohort with familial hypercholesterolemia, which improved LDL goal attainment when added on top of background...
10 hours ago - Healio
Nurse Practitioner Delivered Virtual Care in a Pediatric Specialty Clinic
Virtual care in pediatric specialty practice has become widely used to increase access to care, one in which nurse practitioners can play a vital role. We sought to evaluate...
1 day ago - Journal of Pediatric Health Care
Top news of November: Statins vs. supplements; ‘tectonic shift' in paid family leave; more
Healio and Cardiology Today have compiled a list of the most-read news in cardiology of November 2022. Readers were interested in the superiority of statins to dietary...
1 day ago - Healio
Another Recall Related to Medtronic HVAD System
The controller driveline boot cover of the HVAD system may harden over time, which could delay access to the driveline connector, potentially leading to patient harm, a recall...
1 day ago - Medscape
Half Marathon Heart Crisis - Times Two
A physician runner must help when another runner collapses - and that's just the beginning of a very long race. Medscape Medical News
1 day ago - Medscape
Shorter Fever Prevention Duration Effective After Cardiac Arrest
Results from the BOX randomized trial show no difference in outcomes with 36 vs 72 hours of cooling, and challenge current guidelines for fever prevention after out-of-hospital...
1 day ago - Medscape
Short-term adverse events low with novel TAVR system
A next-generation transcatheter aortic valve replacement system was associated with low rates of mortality, stroke and other adverse events at 30 days, researchers reported at...
2 days ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Labuschagne notches half-century
Marnus Labuschagne brings up 53 runs from 71 balls for his 14th Test half-century.
Drake, ABBA and Rolling Blackouts: How the Socceroos are getting pumped up...
A close look at the playlists of Australia's national soccer team reveals a diverse range of musical preferences.
No ball gives Labuschagne a second life
A well-directed short ball from Alzarri Joseph had Marnus Labuschagne muddled but the delivery was deemed a no-ball.
Harry and Meghan's slick Netflix ad can't derail the Catharine and William show
A supposed attempt to derail the Prince and Princess of Wales's three day visit to the US has only widened the gap between the two camps.
New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week-Edition 202
Research of the Week Iodine deficiency is still a big problem in the developing world. Hard to develop with inadequate iodine levels. Long COVID-type symptoms more common among...
Where to watch the Socceroos play Argentina on Sunday in Sydney
After getting into the round of 16, there are plenty more venues that will show the big game. Check here to see which one is closest to you.
Six graphics that prove Messi is an all-time great. and why Australia may...
The list of accolades and statistics make a convincing case that Lionel Messi is the best we've ever seen, but there's one stat line he can't shake. World Cups: 0.
Unexploded bomb causes Mid North Coast beach to evacuate
The army has been called to a popular tourist beach in Port Macquarie to detonate and remove a device found in the water on Saturday.
Mowed under: Grass in city's parks and roadsides out of control
The La Nina summer is causing major headaches for councils and residents, while mowing services are run off their feet.
‘Mix of Avatar and Jurassic Park': Unrest at auction of 100 untouched islands
An uninhabited, pristine archipelago in far eastern Indonesia is the subject of an auction in New York this week.