Category: School of Medicine

No Strong Benefit of Long-term Anticoagulation in Secondary AF

Medscape Allan Walkey Among patients who developed new, transient secondary atrial fibrillation (AF) during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS), sepsis, or acute pulmonary disease, those prescribed an anticoagulant when they were discharged did not have a lower risk of stroke over the next 3 years, a new study finds… Expert quote: The current findings […]

High vitamin D supplementation dose more effective than recommended dose

Healio Michael Holick Children who take 2,000 IU per day of vitamin D are more likely to be vitamin D sufficient compared with participants taking lower doses closer to the recommended daily allowance of 600 IU per day, according to findings published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism… Expert quote: “The study clearly demonstrates […]