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Telemonitoring plus phone counseling lowers blood pressure among black and Hispanic stroke survivors

Telemonitoring plus phone counseling lowers blood pressure among black and Hispanic stroke survivors 3

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Adding phone-based lifestyle counseling to home blood pressure telemonitoring is an effective strategy to improve long-term blood pressure control among minority stroke survivors with uncontrolled high blood pressure, according to late breaking science presented today at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2020. Uncontrolled high …

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    Teen transgender access to pubertal suppression lowers suicidality

    Teen transgender access to pubertal suppression lowers suicidality 4

    (HealthDay)—Access to pubertal suppression during adolescence is associated with lower odds of lifetime suicidal ideation among transgender young adults, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in Pediatrics. Jack L. Turban, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues surveyed 20,619 transgender adults (aged 18 to 36 years) …

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      Judge lowers opioid settlement to $465 million, blames error

      Judge lowers opioid settlement to $465 million, blames error 7

      Johnson & Johnson will now have to pay Oklahoma $465 million after a judge admitted he’d made a mistake in calculating a verdict against the pharmaceutical giant for its role in fueling the opioid crisis An Oklahoma judge who had ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its …

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        Netarsudil lowers IOP in glaucoma, ocular hypertension

        Netarsudil lowers IOP in glaucoma, ocular hypertension 9

        (HealthDay)—Netarsudil ophthalmic solution (0.02 percent; once daily) significantly reduced mean intraocular pressure (IOP) among patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Ophthalmology. In a double-masked, randomized, phase 3, noninferiority study, Albert S. Khouri, M.D., from the …

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