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April 9th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 9th

This week’s topics include the PROMISE trial, the efficacy of folic acid therapy in primary prevention of stroke among patients with hypertension in China, and more.


February 2nd, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 2nd

This week’s topics include less-tight vs. tight hypertension control in pregnancy, icatibant for ACE-inhibitor-induced angioedema, and more.


June 24th, 2014

In Emerging China, STEMI Admissions Skyrocket But Treatment Lags

Accompanying all the other changes in China over the past decade, admission to the hospital for ST-segment elevation MI (STEMI) has soared, according to a paper published in the Lancet. Although the study finds that there have been some genuine improvements in treatment, the Chinese healthcare system still has a long way to go to improve […]