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Large-Scale Assessment of a Smartwatch to Identify Atrial Fibrillation
The study underscores the potential of user-owned devices in health monitoring. With a positive predictive value of 0.84, the smartwatch app could be a significant step towards large-scale, user-driven monitoring for atrial fibrillation.
Cardiology November 28th 2023
Rosuvastatin, Atorvastatin Compared on Effectiveness, Safety in Industry-funded Trial
The recent LODESTAR clinical trial has revealed that although the two statins are equally effective in preventing heart attacks, strokes, and death, one has been associated with a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and requiring cataract surgery.
Cardiology November 15th 2023
Following Matthew Perry’s Tragic Death, Here’s What You Need to Know About Hot Tub Safety
The tragic event involving Matthew Perry has brought to light the potential cardiovascular risks associated with hot tub use. As physicians, it’s crucial to understand these risks and educate patients accordingly, particularly those with underlying heart conditions.
All Specialties November 8th 2023
Woman Dies Hours After Consuming Panera’s “Charged Lemonade”: Examining the Hazards of This Sweet Beverage for Certain Patients
The tragic case of a 21-year-old woman who died after consuming a highly caffeinated beverage underscores the importance of educating patients about the potential dangers of such drinks. Particularly concerning is that this beverage was consumed by a patient with long QT syndrome type 1 – a condition known to increase the risk of abnormal heartbeats.
Cardiology November 2nd 2023