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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles August 2018

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Multivitamins Do Not Improve CVD Outcomes

Multivitamin use is widespread around the world, believed to improve health and lower cardiovascular disease risk. However, existing evidence is conflicting. A new analysis investigates.

Aspirin for CVD Prevention: Does One Dose Fit All?

After noting that only modest benefits have been seen in long-term CVD prevention with aspirin, researchers examined whether bodyweight leading to underdosing and excess dosing could explain these results.

Does Statin Use Affect Flu Vaccination Effectiveness?

Recent data suggest that statin use may affect influenza vaccination effectiveness. A new study, however, examines the association further in a cohort of nearly 3 million Medicare beneficiaries.

Study Evaluates DOACs in the Context of Major Bleeding

To evaluate the effect of anticoagulation therapy on the risks for bleeding and all-cause mortality, the researchers assessed nearly 200,000 patients with and without atrial fibrillation who initiated anticoagulation therapy. For results, read more.

Novel Risk Factor for Heart Failure Identified

A new analysis showed that a simple, painless measure—similar to BMI measurement—can predict the risk for heart failure in the general population. For results, read more.