As increased free thyroxine and decreased thyrotropin have been shown to be related to an increased risk for atrial fibrillation (AF), researchers sought to determine the direct correlation.
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Researchers sought to determine whether removal of traditional controlled-release oxycodone from the Canadian market may have led to an increase in the use of hydromorphone and subsequent elevated risk for infective endocarditis.
Findings are hypothesis-generating, as they highlight the potential shared pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension and elevated red cell distribution width.
The association between statins and depression risk may be mediated by residual confounding or bias.
Researchers conducted the first systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the relationship between HBV and the risk for coronary heart disease.
Statins were associated with a reduction in mortality but there was no significant difference in the composite end point with fenofibrates alone or in combination with statins.
In combination with dietary and physical activity counseling, all semaglutide doses from 0.05-0.4 mg daily were tolerated and resulted in dose-related reductions in body weight among people with obesity without diabetes.
Abnormal glucose metabolism may be present in patients with undetected diabetes after percutaneous coronary intervention.
T2D may play a protective role against the development of aortic diseases through structural changes in the aortic wall.
Renin-independent aldosteronism, and possibly mineralocorticoid receptor activation increase risk for hypertension.
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