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More physical activity is tied to living longer in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

Patients With ICDs Fare Better When More Active

Those who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer
Smartphones could help improve detection and management of atrial fibrillation

Smartphone ECG Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation

Researchers say smartphone apps can work for atrial fibrillation screening
The world's smallest pacemaker is safe and effective in patients with symptomatic bradycardia

‘World’s Smallest Pacemaker’ Appears Promising in Human Trial

Device is 93 percent smaller than prior pacemakers
For patients with rhinophyma

Histopathologic Features Not Linked to Clinical Rhinophyma

Only preclinical rhinophyma severity index score linked to postoperative outcome
For older Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Early Insulin Initiation Beneficial in Seniors With T2DM

Benefits for early insulin initiation without increasing risk of hypoglycemia, health care costs
In a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

AAFP Urges CMS to Safeguard Continuity of Care for Seniors

AAFP, other groups concerned about commercial entities undermining value of annual wellness visit
Patients with hypertension who sleep less than five hours or more than eight hours each night may have significantly higher odds of a stroke

ASH: ‘Short’ and ‘Long’ Sleepers Seem to Have Higher Stroke Risk

Odds about 80 percent higher among people with hypertension and insufficient sleep
Safe levels of exercise differ for men and women with atrial fibrillation

‘Safe’ Levels of Exercise With A-Fib Differ by Gender

Vigorous exercise may be risky for men
Many probiotic products contain traces of gluten and could cause problems for patients with celiac disease

DDW: Many Probiotics Testing Positive for Trace Gluten

Tests of 22 top-selling probiotics revealed that 12 had detectable gluten
A little exercise late in life may help men live longer

Physical Activity Boosts Longevity in Older Men

Study links activity in older men to longer lives