Findings from a new Cleveland Clinic-led study show that intensifying hypertensive treatment in an inpatient setting may do more harm than good.
A new study looking at pneumonia patients finds alcohol use disorder alone is not a risk factor for mortality or resistant infection. Results turn some age-old beliefs on their head.
The decision to take a statin for primary prevention of coronary disease is a personal one involving the weighing of multiple factors. In many cases, calcium scoring should be part of the mix.
Many patients and doctors do not fully understand the risks and benefits of PCI, even when presented with the evidence, and this makes informed consent challenging. Michael Rothberg, MD, MPH, explains why the best approach is shared decision-making.
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Herpes zoster (HZ) affects 1 million Americans every year. Because of the lack of effective treatment, vaccination provides the best strategy for disease mitigation. Here’s what you need to know.