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Study: Gestational diabetes may increase risk for atherosclerosis later in midlife

Pregnant women who develop gestational diabetes may be at risk for early atherosclerosis during midlife before the onset of diabetes and metabolic diseases, according...

Study: U.S. women don’t know most stroke warning signs

According to a study in Stroke, many U.S. women don’t know most of the warning signs of stroke. Of the 1,205 women in the...

Study: Fatigue common in CHD

A study in Nursing Research found that 40% of patients with stable coronary heart disease (CHD) reported fatigue more than 3 days a week...

Can teach-back reduce hospital readmissions?

A study shows this method helps educators focus on topics the patient doesn’t fully grasp.

6 surprising best resuscitation practices

Nothing is more important to the patient’s outcome than properly performed chest compressions.

MARS®: The new frontier in treating acute liver failure

A type of dialysis, MARS removes toxins and replaces lost liver functions.

FDA approves Omontys for anemia in dialysis patients

On March 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Omontys (peginesatide) to treat anemia in adult patients who had chronic kidney disease...

Continuing use of statins may reduce risk of delirium in ICU patients

Continuing statin therapy in patients already on this therapy is associated with a lower daily risk of delirium in ICU patients, according to a...

Postdischarge nursing care of stroke patients

Home health nurses play a vital role in helping patients recover from stroke

Study: Incidence of mental disorders in mid-life, older adulthood may be underestimated

A study published in JAMA Psychiatry has found that common methods of assessing mental or physical disorders may consistently underestimate the prevalence of mental...

Only 1 in 6 have discussed their alcohol use with a health professional

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) only 1 in 6 adults have discussed their alcohol use with...

Managing atrioventricular blocks

Not all AV blocks are dangerous. Find out which ones are and how they’re managed.

FDA approves new treatment for genetic coagulation disorder

On Dec. 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Tretten, Coagulation Factor XIII A-Subunit (Recombinant), the first recombinant product for use in...