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Game-changing cholesterol-buster further reduces heart attack, strokeA new outcomes study shows that the PCSK9 inhibitor Repatha significantly reduced the risk of hard major adverse cardiovascular events in high-risk patients by 20%.
How to care for stroke patientsOptometrists are able to address the visual needs of stroke survivors, an underserved population.
Tdap vaccine: No connection found to microcephalyA study looks at whether receiving the Tdap vaccine in pregnancy increases the risk of microcephaly. Plus: Are younger or older women more at risk of stroke during pregnancy?
Medicare Part D patients not taking blood pressure meds correctlyExpert offers specific actions for managed care execs to take
Genetic testing raises difficult questions for payersA new database helps payers understand which genetic tests are available, which genes they test for, and which tests would be appropriate to use to inform patient management.
Integrating IoT devices into healthcareIntegrating IoT devices within healthcare systems allows professionals and individuals to have access to new health-related data used for informed, personalized healthcare applications and situations.
USPSTF updates recommendations for aspirin useThe guidelines, which update the group's 2007 and 2009 recommendations, are published in the "Annals of Internal Medicine."
Fall-related ICH incidence in elderly on warfarinA study of nearly 32,000 aging veterans revealed the unsuspected vulnerability of this population.
Driving down heart disease costs: Tips for plans, providers
Driving down heart disease costs: Tips for plans, providersHeart disease takes a heavy toll on the healthcare system, but promising new treatments are emerging
Mail order boosts med adherence for stroke patientsStroke patients were more adherent to mail order prescriptions versus picking up their medications at retail pharmacies, according to new research presented at the recent International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles, Calif.