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DOACs vs warfarin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation

DOACs vs warfarin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation

Many direct acting oral anticoagulants may be more beneficial than warfarin.

Low-dose aspirin ineffective for venous leg ulcers

Low-dose aspirin does not decrease healing time for patients with venous leg ulcers.

Endovascular strategy more effective than open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms

Treating patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms with endovascular strategy over open repair may increase survival and decrease cost.

Opinion

Vitamin D and improved sleep in African-Americans

Maintaining healthy vitamin D levels may benefit sleep and cardiovascular health in African-American patients.

Is cheese the secret to heart health?

Cheese consumption may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

Tips to help patients manage their health during the holidays

These tips can help patients manage conditions such as hypertension and diabetes during the holidays.

Clinical Features

Case Study: Cardiac conditions of rheumatoid arthritis

Case Study: Cardiac conditions of rheumatoid arthritis

A 69-year-old man with no prior medical history presents over the course of several months with new-onset nonspecific joint pain and swelling without evidence of erosions.

A faster heart rate and numbness: Is the patient having a heart attack?

A faster heart rate and numbness: Is the patient having a heart attack?

A 30-year-old woman presents with an increased heart rate, shortness of breath, and tingling in her right arm.

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