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    Case highlights polygenic risk in severe hypertriglyceridemia

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Polygenic risk can mimic major monogenic mutation in severe hypertriglyceridemia, according to a case report published online July 25 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. [...]

    Case highlights polygenic risk in severe hypertriglyceridemia

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Polygenic risk can mimic major monogenic mutation in severe hypertriglyceridemia, according to a case report published online July 25 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. [...]

    Continuing statin after adverse Rx tied to lower cardiac risk

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—For patients with an adverse reaction to a statin, continued statin prescriptions are associated with lower incidence of cardiovascular events and death, according to a study published online July 25 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. [...]

    Continuing statin after adverse Rx tied to lower cardiac risk

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—For patients with an adverse reaction to a statin, continued statin prescriptions are associated with lower incidence of cardiovascular events and death, according to a study published online July 25 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. [...]

    Mind-body therapies immediately reduce unmanageable pain in hospital patients

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Mindfulness training and hypnotic suggestion significantly reduced acute pain experienced by hospital patients, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. [...]

    Mind-body therapies immediately reduce unmanageable pain in hospital patients

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Mindfulness training and hypnotic suggestion significantly reduced acute pain experienced by hospital patients, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. [...]

    Expert: Statin denial is an Internet-driven cult with deadly consequences

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Steven E. Nissen, MD, researcher, patient advocate, and chairman of cardiovascular medicine at Cleveland Clinic, says that Internet propaganda promoting bizarre and unscientific criticisms of statins has given these life-saving drugs a bad reputation. … [...]

    Benefits of continued statin use after adverse reactions

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Statins are known to reduce the risk of death and cardiovascular events for people who are at high risk; however, as many as 75 percent of patients discontinue statin therapy within two years, often after reporting an adverse reaction, such as muscle a… [...]

    Additional studies needed to evaluate CVD risks of hormone therapy for transgender patients

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A new narrative review authored by Carl Streed Jr., MD, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, discusses how more research is needed to better understand cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD risk factors in trans… [...]

    Reduction of opioid dose may improve pain, quality of life

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Reductions in opioid dosing might improve pain and function, as well as boost quality of life, according to a report published online July 18 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. [...]