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Celiac disease linked to increased risk for CAD

People with celiac disease may have a nearly twofold increased risk of coronary artery disease compared with the general population, according to research to...
Caring for patients with metabolic syndrome

Caring for patients with metabolic syndrome

A precursor to serious complications, this dangerous condition is on the rise among Americans.

Shhhhhh! Quiet zone

Nurses play a significant role in helping patients to get the sleep they need.

Benefits of exercise training in heart failure

Exercise training reduces the risk for subsequent all-cause mortality or all-cause hospitalization in women by 26%, compared with 10% in men, according to a...

FDA approves Impavido to treat leishmaniasis

On March 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Impavido (miltefosine) to treat a tropical disease called leishmaniasis. Read more.

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...