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Statins and the risk of diabetes: evidence from a large population-based cohort study.
Diabetes Care
PUBLISHED: 06-26-2014
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To investigate the relationship between adherence with statin therapy and the risk of developing diabetes.
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Long-term use of statins reduces the risk of hospitalization for dementia.
Atherosclerosis
PUBLISHED: 03-12-2013
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Dementia is a major public health problem because of its high prevalence in elderly individuals, particularly in the growing category of subjects aged 80 years or more. There is accumulating evidence that cholesterol may be implicated in the pathogenesis of dementia, and this has led us to assess the relationship between time spent with statins available and the risk of hospitalization for dementia.
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Myocardial infarction and individual nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs meta-analysis of observational studies.
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf
PUBLISHED: 01-19-2013
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To conduct a systematic review of observational studies on the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with use of individual nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
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Cardiovascular protection by initial and subsequent combination of antihypertensive drugs in daily life practice.
Hypertension
PUBLISHED: 08-08-2011
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Guidelines recommend a combination of 2 drugs to be used as first-step treatment strategy in high-risk hypertensive individuals to achieve timely blood pressure control and avoid early events. The evidence that this is associated with cardiovascular (CV) benefits compared with initial monotherapy is limited, however. The objective of this study was to assess whether, compared with antihypertensive monotherapy, a combination of antihypertensive drugs provides a greater CV protection in daily clinical practice. A population-based, nested case-control study was carried out by including the cohort of 209 650 patients from Lombardy (Italy) aged 40 to 79 years who were newly treated with antihypertensive drugs between 2000 and 2001. Cases were the 10 688 patients who experienced a hospitalization for CV disease from initial prescription until 2007. Three controls were randomly selected for each case. Logistic regression was used to model the CV risk associated with starting on and/or continuing with combination therapy. A Monte-Carlo sensitivity analysis was performed to account for unmeasured confounders. Patients starting on combination therapy had an 11% CV risk reduction with respect to those starting on monotherapy (95% CI: 5% to 16%). Compared with patients who maintained monotherapy also during follow-up, those who started on combination therapy and kept it along the entire period of observation had 26% reduction of CV risk (95% CI: 15% to 35%). In daily life practice, a combination of antihypertensive drugs is associated with a great reduction of CV risk. The indication for using combination of blood pressure drugs should be broadened.
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Better compliance to antihypertensive medications reduces cardiovascular risk.
J. Hypertens.
PUBLISHED: 06-17-2011
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The effect of compliance with antihypertensive medications on the risk of cardiovascular outcomes in a population without a known history of cardiovascular disease has been addressed by a large population-based prospective, cohort study carried out by linking Italian administrative databases.
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Management of antihypertensive drugs in three European countries.
J. Hypertens.
PUBLISHED: 06-10-2009
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To compare rates of treatment discontinuation of and changes in initial antihypertensive drug therapy in the natural setting of treatment dispensation of Italy, Sweden and the Netherlands.
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Individual NSAIDs and upper gastrointestinal complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies (the SOS project).
Drug Saf
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The risk of upper gastrointestinal (GI) complications associated with the use of NSAIDs is a serious public health concern. The risk varies between individual NSAIDs; however, there is little information on the risk associated with some NSAIDs and on the impact of risk factors. These data are necessary to evaluate the benefit-risk of individual NSAIDs for clinical and health policy decision making. Within the European Communitys Seventh Framework Programme, the Safety Of non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) [SOS] project aims to develop decision models for regulatory and clinical use of individual NSAIDs according to their GI and cardiovascular safety.
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External adjustment for unmeasured confounders improved drug-outcome association estimates based on health care utilization data.
J Clin Epidemiol
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Health care utilization (HCU) databases are widespread sources of data for pharmacoepidemiologic investigations. Possible confounders are typically not measured in such databases. We show how to assess the impact of confounders in a study aimed at comparing cardiovascular (CV) risk according to drug regimen prescribed at starting antihypertensive therapy, nominally one agent (monotherapy) or a combination of agents in a unique tablet (fixed-dose combination) or in at least two distinct tablets (extemporaneous combination).
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What is Visualize?

JoVE Visualize is a tool created to match the last 5 years of PubMed publications to methods in JoVE's video library.

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We use abstracts found on PubMed and match them to JoVE videos to create a list of 10 to 30 related methods videos.

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In developing our video relationships, we compare around 5 million PubMed articles to our library of over 4,500 methods videos. In some cases the language used in the PubMed abstracts makes matching that content to a JoVE video difficult. In other cases, there happens not to be any content in our video library that is relevant to the topic of a given abstract. In these cases, our algorithms are trying their best to display videos with relevant content, which can sometimes result in matched videos with only a slight relation.