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SMART Work and Life Intervention Reduces Sitting Time for Office Workers

Greater reduction in sitting time and increase in standing time seen with SWAL intervention plus height-adjustable desk

Consensus Developed on Managing Hypertension in Children

Differing positions of current guidelines make the definition and management of arterial hypertension in children and adolescents uncertain

Real-World Data Links Rosuvastatin to Adverse Effects on Kidneys

Greater risks for hematuria, proteinuria seen with higher rosuvastatin dose

Hypertension Common Among Poorest, Least Educated Globally

Few differences seen globally in hypertension prevalence between socioeconomic groups

CDC Director Says Agency Needs Major Overhaul

Walensky aims to prioritize public health needs, deemphasize publication of scientific papers about rare diseases

Comorbidities Up Among Patients With ESRD, Concomitant Psoriasis

Patients with end-stage renal disease and psoriasis are younger, more often obese, and more often have cancer, diabetes, CAD

Video Motion Analysis Can Help ID Carotid Artery Stenosis

Video motion analysis of a short video clip of the neck recorded with a smartphone could be used to screen for carotid artery stenosis

Weight Loss Greater With Commercial Weight Management Program

Greater weight loss seen at both three months and 12 months for adults using a commercial program versus a do-it-yourself approach

Patients Have Higher Health Care Use After COVID-19 Infection

Alopecia, bronchitis, pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, and dyspnea are the most common conditions tied to higher use

Ticagrelor DAPT Linked to Lower Risk for Vein Graft Failure in CABG

But addition of ticagrelor linked to increased risk for BARC type 2, 3, or 5 bleeding events versus aspirin