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April 29th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 29th

This week’s topics include the association of perioperative beta-blockade with mortality and CV morbidity following major noncardiac surgery, intestinal microbial metabolism of phosphatidylcholine and CV risk, and more.


March 4th, 2013

Veterans Study Finds HIV to Be an Independent Risk Factor for MI

Although it has long been suspected that people with the HIV virus are at increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease, reliable data has not been available. Now a new study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine provides a much clearer picture of the relationship between CV disease and HIV. Matthew Freiberg and colleagues analyzed data from 82,459 HIV-positive and matched […]