February 28, 2023
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An Easy Measure of Potentially Harmful Salt Intake
Those who rarely or never added salt to their food and strongly adhered to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet exhibited the lowest incidence of subsequent cardiovascular disease.
Ablation vs. Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation, Revisited
A three-year follow-up of EARLY-AF, a study of relatively young and healthy patients with recent atrial fibrillation, showed cryoablation remains superior to drug therapy for preventing the development of persistent atrial fibrillation.
Magnetic Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer’s Disease
Transcranial magnetic stimulation, targeted at the precuneus to help maintain a normal default mode network, shows some promise in slowing cognitive decline and maintaining normal electrophysiology in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
Do Spinal Cord Stimulators Really Help for Chronic Pain?
The results of a comprehensive analysis of a large clinical database regarding treatment of patients with chronic low back pain did not support the benefit of spinal cord stimulators compared to conventional medical management for chronic pain.
Bexagliflozin Tablets (Brenzavvy)
Bexagliflozin can be prescribed as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.