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Fewer major adverse coronary events after single stents

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When adverse events were compared between patients who received single versus multiple coronary stents, there were few complications overall and only a trend toward an advantage for single-stent procedures, according to...

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Harm from inhaled corticosteroids may outweigh benefits in COPD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The benefit of adding inhaled corticosteroids to long-acting beta-2 agonists for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is limited, and furthermore, it’s accompanied by substantial risks of pneumonia and...

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Stroke risk is dramatically higher in the year after shingles

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An attack of herpes zoster raises the risk of stroke over the subsequent year by roughly 30%, and by more than 400% if the eyes are involved, according to research conducted in Taiwan. Varicella zoster virus is the only...