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Study evaluates side effects over 1 y of treatment.

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Stroke: IAT shows benefit in patients with extracranial carotid disease

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Being born preterm is strongly linked to HF risk in children and young adults

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FDA: brain retention of gadolinium not harmful

FDA identifies no harmful effects to date.

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Statins offer no primary CVD prevention benefit to older patients

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Might exenatide improve cardiovascular outcomes in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Preliminary data suggest improvement in large HDL particle count.

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Reduced HF hospitalizations with SGLT-2 inhibitors vs other glucose-lowering drugs

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High SBP predicts poor stroke outcomes

First evidence for association between BP and mechanical thrombectomy outcomes.

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Statins reduce mortality in colon cancer

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