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Study proves standardized protocol can support reliable MRI use for multisite pancreatic research

Researchers with the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center led a multisite study which has demonstrated that, when controlled and standardized, quantitative magnetic resonance

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Empagliflozin benefits heart failure patients with reduced and preserved ejection fraction

A pooled analysis of two randomized trials has demonstrated the beneficial effects of empagliflozin in patients with heart failure with a reduced and preserved ejection fraction. The late breaking study

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Implantable cardiac monitors predict complications in selected post-infarction patients

Remote monitoring of implantable cardiac monitors (ICMs) is highly effective for early detection of serious arrhythmias in high-risk post-infarction patients with cardiac autonomic dysfunction and moderately reduced ejection fraction. That’s

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Trial reports first successful results for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Empagliflozin reduces the risk of a composite of cardiovascular death or hospitalization for heart failure in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) with or without diabetes.

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Common pesticide may contribute to global obesity crisis

A commonly-used pesticide could be partially responsible for the global obesity epidemic, says a study led by McMaster University scientists. Researchers discovered that chlorpyrifos, which is banned for use on

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European valvular heart disease guidelines published today

It is estimated that 13% of people aged 75 and older in high-income countries have valvular heart disease (VHD). Prevalence increases markedly after age 65. Patients with mild or moderate

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Dried blood spots from newborn screening can help identify the cause of sudden cardiac death in the young

The underlying cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in a young person is often difficult to identify. A genetic analysis could provide more information in many cases, but blood samples

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