This study sought to examine the efficacy of ranolazine versus placebo on weekly angina frequency and sublingual nitroglycerin use in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus,coronary artery disease (CAD),and chronic stable angina who remain symptomatic despite treatment with up to 2 antianginal agents. Background
Patients with diabetes have more extensive CAD [...]
Last week,in celebration of National Nurses Week,we invited Facebook fans to say ‘thank you’to nurses who have made a difference for their families. The response was phenomenal and the sentiments of gratitude,love and appreciation are simply inspiring.
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To compare the effects of 4 years of intensive lifestyle intervention on weight,fitness,and cardiovascular disease risk factors in older and younger individuals.
Randomized controlled clinical trial.
Sixteen U.S. clinical sites.
Individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus:1,053 aged 65 to 76 and 4,092 aged 45 to 64.
Doug Campos-Outcalt,MD,MPA Journal of Family Practice
By Linda RyanBecause I had recurring cervical cancer after seven years,my two experiences with cervical cancer were very different.
When I was originally diagnosed with cervical cancer,I was 36 years old and the mom of two boys. We weren’t sure our family was complete and were hoping for another baby when [...]
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C. Casanova,B.R. Celli,P. Barria,A. Casas,C. Cote,J.P. de Torres,J. Jardim,M.V. Lopez,J.M. Marin,M. Montes de Oca,V. Pinto-Plata,A. Aguirre-Jaime,on behalf of the Six Minute Walk Distance Project (ALAT)Jan 1,2011;37:150-156Original Articles:Lung Function Eur Respir J:Most-Read Full-Text Articles
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High blood pressure is common in the acute phase of stroke and is associated with poor outcome. We examined whether blood pressure–lowering treatment with candesartan in the acute phase affects long-term cognitive function and quality of life.
Scandinavian Candesartan Acute Stroke Trial was a randomized-controlled and placebo-controlled trial of candesartan in [...]
To investigate the association between serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations and respiratory diseases in older people.
Cross-sectional,nationally representative sample.
Two thousand seventy noninstitutionalized adults aged 65 and older taking part in the Health Survey for England 2005.
Serum 25(OH)D levels,self-reported long-term respiratory tract diseases,and [...]
Being a mom means being a master of many skills. To succeed,you need to be a good listener,a quality teacher and,in some cases,you’ll need the speed of an Olympic athlete with the reflexes of a cat just to keep up with the kids.
And when the little ones get sick,[...]