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Cholesterol Management 2013 and Beyond: Two Roads Diverged

The week of November 11, 2013, saw release of the long-awaited update to what had become a stale approach to cholesterol management in the long-term war against cardiovascular disease. Is the document a radical departure from what had gone before? The answer is a resounding “yes.”

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A diagnosis of adenovirus had been made at an urgent care center and zinc-oxide diaper cream was recommended. The rash did not respond and the child grew more irritable. There's more to the case, here.

Kawasaki disease is an uncommon febrile vasculitis of unknown etiology. It typically affects young children and can lead to significant morbidity and mortality if not diagnosed and treated.

Not only is there no increased risk of myocardial infarction among older men with testosterone therapy, there may be a protective effect.

A recent study found the lower cost to be the result of fewer episodes of major bleeding in patients treated with apixaban.

Post hoc analysis of the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 study looked at safety and efficacy of a novel oral anticoagulant in distinct groups with paroxysmal, persistent, or permanent atrial fibrillation.

A new study finds that ablation for atrial flutter reduces hospital-based costs, symptoms, and risk of atrial fibrillation. For stroke risk? Continue anticoagulation.

Lower blood pressure may be one dividend of an all-vegetarian diet, according to a recent meta-analysis.

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