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Cardiology

NAD+ precursor nicotinamide may be a potential therapeutic strategy for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

Abdellatif et al., Science Translational Medicine, 10 February 2022

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OncologySleep Medicine

The number and aggressiveness of circulating tumor cells, which leads to cancer metastasis, increases significantly during sleep.

Diamantopoulou et al., Nature, 22 June 2022

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PulmonologyInfectious Diseases

Clinical decision making in the diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) should be based on a clinician´s overall judgment as no individual clinical sign or symptom is adequate to rule in or rule out CAP.

Ebell et al., Academic Emergency Medicine, 27 July 2020

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Sleep Medicine

Reduction in deep sleep, an important side effect of sleep-promoting drugs, could be happening because of hypnotics interfering with alpha3 subunits of GABA receptors in the brain's thalamus.

Uygun et al., Nature Communications, 26 April 2022

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CardiologyEpidemiology

Individuals who recovered from COVID-19 have an increased risk of various cardiovascular disorders in the months following the acute disease.

Xie et al., Nature Medicine, 7 February 2022

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Nutrition and Obesity

Almost 10% of adults in the US suffer from alcohol use disorder which leads to numerous health problems and more than 1 month of workplace absence annually.

Parsley et al., JAMA Network Open, 17 March 2022

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Nutrition and Obesity

In the past 20 years, the diet quality among adults over 65 in the US has been decreasing, with 61% consuming a poor quality diet in 2018, compared with a still high 51% in 2001.

Long et al., JAMA Network Open, 11 March 2022

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Nutrition and Obesity

Switching from a Western diet, containing lots of fat and sodium, to a healthy diet, rich in nuts, fish, fruit and vegetables at the age of 20 is estimated to increase lifespan by more than 10 years.

Fadnesi et al., PLOS Medicine, 8 February 2022

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Cardiology

High, high-decreasing and low-increasing levels of physical activity in adults over 65 were associated with a 29-52% decrease in risk of cardiovascular diseases compared to constantly low physical activity.

Amidei et al., Heart, 14 February 2022

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CardiologyNutrition and Obesity

Drinking up to 3 cups of ground coffee per day was associated with a decreased risk of all-cause mortality, whereas instant coffee consumption did not have a significant effect on health outcomes.

Simon et al., European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 20 January 2022

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