Tag: cardiometabolic risk

Hepatotoxicity Risk Differs Between Psoriasis, PsA, and RA Patients

Patients taking methotrexate for psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were at a higher risk of developing liver disease than were patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...

Independent NPs: What’s the Evidence?

In 2020, Florida and California passed legislation to relax scope-of-practice laws for nurse practitioners (NPs). Florida’s new law went into effect July 1 and allowed...

Metabolic Surgery Post-MI Trims CV Events Long Term

Beyond the well-established benefits of sustained weight loss and improved type 2 diabetes, metabolic surgery performed after myocardial infarction (MI) lowered the long-term risk of...

Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lower Aortic Dissection Risk

People who have undergone bariatric surgery appear less likely to suffer an aortic dissection than other adults with obesity, researchers say. The finding is the...

Statins Linked to Reduced Mortality in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Treatment with statins was associated with a reduced risk of a...