Adding nurses to help with catheter lines can reduce infections … Rosuvastatin use linked to type 2 diabetes … University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing receives grant to study communication, heart...
Clinical briefs for Friday, July 28
Jul 28, 2023
Ultra-processed foods, even healthy ones, are a no-no for people with diabetes, study finds … The difference between older, newer whooping cough vaccines … Why step counts matter in heart failure …...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, March 23
Mar 23, 2023
Rural nursing home residents reap benefits from mental healthcare through video … NIH: Prior COVID-19 infection dampens response to vaccination … Skirting cholesterol targets raises CV events by 44...
Two drugs commonly used to treat heart failure equally improve patient survival, a finding that has “immediate clinical applications,” investigators say.
Heart failure patients 40 percent less likely to contract pneumonia after flu shot: study
Nov 17, 2022
Flu shots also lower cardiovascular complications, which land 20% of heart failure patients in the hospital each year, investigators say.
Low physical function tied to higher cardiac risk in older adults
Sep 02, 2022
Community-dwelling older adults who have lower physical function are at increased risk of developing heart attack, heart failure and stroke, according to new research published in the Journal of the American...
Diabetes control slows overt heart failure in seniors, Johns Hopkins’ study finds
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Jun 23, 2022
Well-controlled diabetes has the potential to help stall the progression of early-stage heart failure to dangerous, late-stage disease, researchers say.
Uncontrolled diabetes tied to heart failure progression
Jun 22, 2022
Patients with preclinical heart failure and uncontrolled diabetes have increased risk for progression of heart failure
Unvaccinated heart-failure patients 3 times more likely to die from COVID-19
Alicia Lasek (f3)
Jun 14, 2022
Heart failure patients are often hesitant to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but they are 3 times more likely to die from the disease if not, physician-researchers say.
Speech app can detect signs of worsening heart failure, study finds
May 24, 2022
A new voice analysis app may be able to detect worsening heart failure in home care patients prior to hospitalization, a new study has found.