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Factors Associated With Recurrent Ischemic Stroke in the Med…

Abstract IMPORTANCE: The Stenting and Aggressive Medical Management for Preventing Recurrent Stroke in Intracranial Stenosis (SAMMPRIS) Trial showed that aggressive medical therapy was more effectiv…

2016/01/15

High-intensity versus low-intensity physical activity or exe…

Abstract BACKGROUND: Exercise or physical activity is recommended for improving pain and functional status in people with knee or hip osteoarthritis. These are complex interventions whose effectiven…

2016/01/15

The Risk of Cancer in Patients With Psoriasis: A Population-…

Abstract IMPORTANCE: The risk of cancer in patients with psoriasis remains a cause of special concern due to the chronic inflammatory nature of the disease, the use of immune-suppressive treatments …

2016/01/15

Definition and Implications of the Preventable Stroke.

Abstract IMPORTANCE: Although patients with acute stroke are routinely evaluated for potential treatment (ie, treatability of the stroke), preventability of the presenting stroke is generally not se…

2016/01/15

Effect of Diuretic or Calcium-Channel Blocker Plus Angiotens…

Abstract BACKGROUND: Hypertension increases the risk of left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction, and anti-hypertensive therapy may improve LV relaxation. The aim of this study was to investigate…

2016/01/15

Hypertension in pregnancy and long term cardiovascular morta…

Abstract BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence that hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are associated with increased long term cardiovascular mortality in the mother. However, hypertension in pregn…

2016/01/15

Hypertensive patients with and without kidney disease: asses…

Objective To compare hypertensive patients with and without chronic kidney disease and identify factors associated with their clinical condition and antihypertensive treatment. Method This was a cross…

2016/01/15

Differential Association of Generalized and Abdominal Obesit…

Abstract IMPORTANCE: The association between obesity and diabetic retinopathy (DR) is equivocal, possibly owing to the strong interrelation between generalized and abdominal obesity leading to a mut…

2016/01/15

Variations in the Prevalence of Risk Factors for Coronary Ar…

Abstract BACKGROUND: Due to the importance of coronary artery disease (CAD), continuous investigation of the risk factors (RFs) is needed. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence of RFs for CAD in c…

2016/01/15

Pre-pregnancy potato consumption and risk of gestational dia…

Abstract STUDY QUESTION: What is the association between potato consumption before pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)? METHODS: This prospective cohort study included …

2016/01/15