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  • Significant Improvement in Blood Pressure Levels Among Older Adults With Hypertension in Rural South Africa. [Journal Article]
    Hypertension. 2023 Feb 08 [Online ahead of print]Ferro EG, Abrahams-Gessel S, … Gaziano TA
  • CONCLUSIONS: The hypertension prevalence and incidence are plateauing in this aging cohort. There was a statistically and clinically significant decline in mean blood pressure and a substantial increase in individuals with controlled hypertension on medication. The prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors did not decrease over time, suggesting that the blood pressure decrease is likely due to increased medication access and adherence, promoted by local health systems.
  • Loneliness-a clinical primer. [Journal Article]
    Br Med Bull. 2023 Feb 07 [Online ahead of print]Lederman Z
  • CONCLUSIONS: due to increased individualization and incidence of infectious diseases, loneliness is likely to become even more prevalent.more research is needed to further elucidate the health impacts of loneliness as well as to find evidence-based interventions to prevent and mitigate loneliness that could then be implemented by policy-makers and clinicians.
  • Rhabdomyolysis: An evidence-based approach. [Journal Article]
    J Intensive Care Soc. 2022 Nov; 23(4):513-517.Burgess S
  • A 76-year-old lady was found on the floor following a fall at home. She was uninjured, but unable to get up, and had been lying on the floor for roughly 18 hours before her son arrived. She had been unwell for the past 3 days with a cough and shortness of breath. She had a past medical history of diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia and atrial fibrillation (AF). On examination, she was a…
  • Idiopathic Multicentric Castleman Disease Presenting With Hypertensive Choroidopathy: A Case Report. [Case Reports]
    Cureus. 2023 Jan; 15(1):e33368.Mimoto T, Hashida N, Nishida K
  • Castleman disease (CD) is a lymphoproliferative disorder and rarely affects ocular tissue. This study aimed to report a case of hypertensive choroidopathy in a patient with Castleman's disease associated with malignant hypertension. A 39-year-old man visited his local physician with fever, systemic edema, and multiple lymphadenopathies. An inguinal lymph node biopsy indicated CD. One month after …
  • Coronary Artery Disease in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: What Do the Facts Say? [Review]
    Cureus. 2023 Jan; 15(1):e33449.Melano-Carranza E, Zambrano-Zambrano A, … Fuentes Mendoza JA
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that can affect any organ with a predisposition for women of reproductive age. It is related to a higher risk of cardiovascular events, increasing it up to 50 times in young people, and 30% of deaths are attributed to coronary artery disease. The risk of developing cardiovascular disease in SLE is related not only to traditional cardiova…
  • Effect of Motor Competence and Health-Related Fitness in the Prevention of Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors. [Journal Article]
    Res Q Exerc Sport. 2023 Feb 07 [Online ahead of print]Pombo A, Cordovil R, … Luz C
  • Purpose: In the last decades we have seen an increase in sedentary behaviors and a decrease in physical activity in children when compared to past generations. This lifestyle is commonly associated with the development of clustering risk factors that define metabolic syndrome (MetS). Knowing that motor competence (MC) development can influence lifelong physical activity habits, it is reasonable t…
  • Risk factors combine in a complex manner in assessment for macrosomia. [Journal Article]
    BMC Public Health. 2023 Feb 07; 23(1):271.Wang YW, Chen Y, Zhang YJ
  • CONCLUSIONS: Macrosomia was related to several common, modifiable risk factors. Some factors have combined effects on macrosomia (e.g., pre-pregnancy overweight/obesity and diabetes), whereas gestational hypertension varies by maternal age. Strategies based on pre-pregnancy risk factors should be given more attention to reduce the burden of macrosomia.
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