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Dyspnea common with ticagrelor antiplatelet therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Episodes of dyspnea are more common in patients treated with the antiplatelet agent than in those taking clopidogrel, although the clinical importance of this side effect seems minor in most cases. Ticagrelor is a reversible...

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No reduction in obesity-related cancers seen after surgical weight loss

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The risk of developing obesity-related cancer such as breast cancer or prostate cancer is apparently not curtailed in patients who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss, according to new study findings. Dr. Magdalena...

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Daily glucose swings tied to cognitive impairment in elderly diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Independent of the usual markers of glycemic control, the amplitude of daily glucose excursions is associated with cognitive function in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes, Italian researchers have shown. As reported in...