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High-dose atorvastatin before PCI may prevent contrast-induced nephropathy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – There’s now one more reason for statin loading before percutaneous coronary intervention. As well as reducing myocardial damage, high-dose atorvastatin given shortly before PCI reduces the risk of nephropathy caused by the angiography contrast medium, an Italian team reports...

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Add-on extended-release clonidine improves ADHD treatment

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Clonidine in the form of extended-release tablets improves response to psychostimulant treatment in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, results of a phase III trial indicate. Clonidine is increasingly used in combination with stimulants to...

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Caution advised with early beta-blocker therapy after MI

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Many patients with acute MI have risk factors for shock, which increase the likelihood of adverse outcomes with early initiation of beta-blocker therapy, according to a report in the American Heart Journal online April 13. The findings “are consistent with current...