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Low potassium levels linked to water balance disorder more prevalent in women

The kidneys become resistant to the water-balance hormone vasopressin within just a few days of potassium deficiency being detected in the blood, according to a new research article published in the American Journal of Physiology-Renal ...

Cardiology

Updated guidance issued for maintaining ethics and professionalism in cardiovascular care

Issued today, a new report from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) on medical ethics and professionalism addresses important and timely topics in cardiovascular medicine including ...

Medications

Cholesterol-lowering statins prescribed less later in day

Furthering efforts to understand why potentially life-saving statins are so under-prescribed among American patients with heart disease, a new study shows that clinicians are more likely to sign a script for them earlier ...

Cardiology

Treating cerebral aneurysms with a new filling method

Cerebral aneurysms are malformations caused by abnormalities on the walls of blood vessels in the brain. When these blood vessels rupture, about 30% of patients die on the spot. Recently, a research team at POSTECH has come ...