Kaess and coauthors examined temporal relationships between vascular stiffness, central hemodynamics, microvascular function, and blood pressure progression. In an accompanying Editorial, Mukherjee discusses atherogenic vascular stiffness and hypertension.
Using 2002-2009 data from Danish national registries, Andersson and coauthors compared the effectiveness of clopidogrel in treating myocardial infarction among 7247 patients with diabetes and 51 604 without diabetes by treatment group—those who received clopidogrel and those who did not. In an editorial, Bhatt discusses antiplatelet therapy for patients with diabetes.
Schelbert and colleagues analyzed the prevalence and mortality risk of unrecognized myocardial infarction detected by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging or electrocardiography among older individuals. The 936 participants from a community-based cohort included patients both with and without diabetes.
Lopez-Olivo and coauthors conducted a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to assess the risk of malignancy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who take biologic response modifiers.
In an article summarizing effective strategies for detection and treatment of late-life depression, Unützer and Park describe the case of a 69-year-old woman with prolonged depression.