Flu vaccine cuts all-cause, CV death risk in cardiac patients

Receiving an influenza vaccination after hospitalization for an invasive coronary procedure or a myocardial infarction (MI) may reduce the risk of all-cause or cardiovascular (CV) death, according to results of the IAMI* trial.

Thiazide diuretics up risk of electrolyte disorders, syncope, falls
Use of thiazide is independently associated with electrolyte disorders, such as hyponatraemia and hypokalaemia, and the effect appears to be dose-dependent and highly variable depending on the type of substance, a study has found.
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