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When doctors measure blood pressure they do not usually consider how changes over long periods of time might affect a person’s health. A new study examined whether blood pressure changes between early adulthood and middle age are associated with risk for developing heart disease. Catherine Dolf...
When a new drug is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, it is assume to be safe and effective. But are all drug approvals created equal? A new study examined the FDA approval process for about two hundred new drugs over the past several years. Catherine Dolf explains in this week’s JAMA Re
Calcium plaque in the arteries of the heart is a sign of changes that can lead to heart attacks. To measure this calcium physicians sometimes use a form of CAT scan which provides information about how much calcium is present and how dense it is. A new study examined whether measuring calcium amount and...