Colby Stong

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Colby Stong is the editor of the Clinical Advisor.

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Dabigatran, rivaroxaban associated with increased risk of major gastrointestinal bleeding

Dabigatran, rivaroxaban associated with increased risk of major gastrointestinal bleeding

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The data suggest possible variability across NOACs regarding gastrointestinal bleeding risk, with an increased risk associated with rivaroxaban and dabigatran.

Statins associated with increased risk of diabetes in high-risk individuals

Statins associated with increased risk of diabetes in high-risk individuals

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Statins are associated with an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, especially for high-risk individuals.

Gastric bypass surgery effective for weight loss, diabetes prevention for 12 years

Gastric bypass surgery effective for weight loss, diabetes prevention for 12 years

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The 12-year results show that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass offered long-term durability of weight loss and was associated with fewer obesity-related coexisting conditions compared with those who did not have the surgery.

Anti-inflammatory drug may reduce risk of cardiovascular events, lung cancer

Anti-inflammatory drug may reduce risk of cardiovascular events, lung cancer

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The findings offer the first strong clinical evidence that inflammation-targeted therapy may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Sepsis, pneumonia lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease in men

Sepsis, pneumonia lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease in men

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Men who are admitted to the hospital with a serious infection may have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the years immediately following the infection.

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