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CABG operative mortality higher in women than in men

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Operative mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is higher in women, even after adjustment for preoperative risk factors, according to a study of nearly 40,000 patients. When women have indications for...

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Early beta-blockade for ACS does not alter short-term mortality

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Giving beta-blockers within 8 hours of presentation with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) does not reduce in-hospital mortality, a meta-analysis has shown. Beta-blockers reduce cardiac workload and limit ischemic injury,...

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Thiazolidinediones up risk of fractures in older women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Thiazolidinediones (TZDs) are linked to an increased risk for extremity fractures in women over age 65, findings from a large retrospective cohort study indicate. Mainly used in diabetics, TZDs are agonists of the...