January 30, 2016 archive

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Ushering Hypertension Into a New Era of Precision Medicine

“This Viewpoint discusses the potential influence of precision medicine that incorporates epigenetic analysis in effectively treating hypertension.(1)” Source: Ushering Hypertension Into a New Era of Precision MedicineĀ  Image License. (2016). Retrieved from https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

The straight face test of our health care system

“Health care in America is fracturing right down the middle, and doctors are going to have to figure out if or how long they can straddle the divide between what patients want and what the government and corporate America want them to have. … Up until this point, the momentum has been with the payers, …

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Striking the Right Balance in Heart Failure

“Recent clinical trials found that, compared with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, angiotensin-receptor blocker and neprilysin inhibitor combination therapy decreased cardiovascular mortality in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. The authors discuss the importance of these findings.” Image details http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleID=2478160

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