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Cardiac catheterization has low diagnostic yield

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Just 38% of patients with suspected cardiac disease are found to have obstructive coronary disease on elective cardiac catheterization, new research shows. This low diagnostic yield suggests that clinical assessments and noninvasive tests are not doing their job in selecting...

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Women benefit as much as men from statins for primary prevention of CVD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Statin use by women cuts their risk of primary cardiovascular disease (CVD) events by roughly a third, which is similar to the risk reduction seen in men, research shows. "Statin therapy in women without CVD is controversial, given the insufficient evidence of benefit," Dr. Samia...

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Continuous intraperitoneal insulin linked with better quality of life

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients report higher quality of life with continuous intraperitoneal versus subcutaneous insulin, Dutch investigators have found. The researchers had previously reported that continuous intraperitoneal insulin allows better glycemic control compared to intensified subcutaneous...