Cardiology News

Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Linagliptin Noninferior for CV Risk in Early Type 2 Diabetes
CV Risk Lower With Metformin in T2DM + Reduced Kidney Function
Polypill Strategy Promising in Socioeconomically Vulnerable
Aortic, Mitral Regurgitation Risk Up With Fluoroquinolone Use
Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images
2002 to 2016 Saw Rise in Drug Abuse-Linked Infective Endocarditis
Prenatal, Postnatal Exposures Tied to Blood Pressure in Children
Combo Antithrombotic Therapy Increases Bleeding Risk
Optimized AED Placement Might Improve Cardiac Arrest Outcomes
Aspirin for Primary Prevention May Offer Net Benefit for Some
ED Openings, Closures May Affect Tx, Outcomes for Acute MI
Remote, Postpartum BP Checks Feasible in Women With HTN
MCI Linked to Lower Use of Cardiac Catheterization in AMI
CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380
Women With Heart Attack Do Present With Typical Symptoms
Prevalence of Apnea High in Individuals With Resistant HTN
Lifetime Risks for Peripheral Artery Disease Higher for Blacks
Nine States Now Have an Obesity Rate Above 35 Percent
HIV Infection May Raise Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
Imaging Technique May Help Predict Stroke-Related Dementia
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
New Tool Measures Patients' Perceptions of Stroke Care
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Occasional Napping Linked to Lower Risk for Cardiovascular Events
Retinal Vein Occlusion Linked to Higher Risk for CV Events
Studies Look at E-Cigarette Use Linked to Pulmonary Illness
Lower Systolic BP Goal May Cut Risk for Orthostatic Hypotension
T2DM Risk Reduced by 75 Percent With Healthiest Lifestyle
1970 to 2010 Saw Large Jump in Hypertension During Pregnancy
World Trade Center Site Exposure Linked to Lasting CVD Risk
Greater Cognitive Decline Seen in Seniors Unaware of Having HTN
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
County-Level Poverty Strongly Tied to Heart Failure Mortality
Study Reveals Mixed Effects on Health for Vegetarian Diet
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Decline in Heart Failure Mortality Rates Offset by Comorbidities
ESC Guidelines Updated for Managing CVD in Diabetes
Sacubitril-Valsartan Does Not Impact Aortic Stiffness in HFrEF
ESC Guidelines Updated for Diagnosis, Treatment of PE
Metabolic Surgery May Reduce CV Risk in T2DM With Obesity
Drinking Soft Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Early Death
Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Offers Long-Term Health Benefits
Leading Causes of Adult Mortality Vary by Country Income Levels
In STEMI, Biodegradable Polymer Sirolimus-Eluting Stents Superior
Higher Risk for Noncommunicable Diseases Seen in Cerebral Palsy
ESC Guidelines Updated for Supraventricular Tachycardia
Benefit, Harm Seen for Ticagrelor Plus Aspirin in Stable CAD With T2DM
Complete Revascularization Best for STEMI With Multivessel CAD
Cerebrovascular Risk Factors May Up Risk for Parkinson Disease
FDA: Risk From Tainted Blood Pressure Drugs Very Low
High-Intensity Training Improves Walking in Stroke Survivors
Cancer Survivors Face Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk
Low Nurse and Support Staffing Tied to Higher Inpatient Mortality
Central Obesity Tied to CAD in Postmenopausal Chest Pain
Decline in Mortality Rates for Cardiometabolic Disease Slowing
LV Hypertrophy Predicts Long-Term Risk for CV Events
Smaller + Larger Infarctions May Escalate Later Cognitive Decline
Artificial Intelligence Can Predict Patient Gender, Age From ECG
CT Scan Screen for Lung Cancer Can ID Smoking-Related Diseases
Psoriasis Independently Linked to Increased Mortality Risk
Aerobic Exercise Programs Benefit Stroke Survivors
In-Store E-Cigarette Marketing Influences Use in Young People
Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Greater for Childhood Cancer Survivors
Poor HIV Control Ups Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure
Low-Cost, Fixed-Dose Polypill Reduces Risk for Major CV Events
Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders
Type 2 Diabetes Associated With Poorer Outcomes in Heart Failure
Intensifying BP Meds at Hospital Discharge May Harm Elderly
Rx Size Predicts Persistent Opioid Use After Cardiothoracic Surgery
More Physical Activity at Any Intensity May Reduce Mortality
Short-Term Exposure to PM10 and PM2.5 Affects Mortality
Serelaxin Does Not Lower CV Death in Acute Heart Failure
Quitting Smoking Linked to Lower CVD Risk Within Five Years
Taking Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder May Up Other Med Compliance
High, Increasing BP in Midlife Tied to Brain Changes in Late Life
MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function
Association for Diabetes, Stroke Risk Varies by Age, Race, Sex
Implant Approved to Improve Symptoms in Advanced Heart Failure
BP Outside of Clinic May Better Predict Outcomes in Black Patients
Genetic Liability to Insomnia Linked to Increased Odds of CVDs
AHA: Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acids Effectively Lower Triglycerides
Transcatheter Heart Valves Approved for Use in Low-Risk Patients
Intensive BP Therapy Not Beneficial in Nursing Home Residents
Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes
Nonpersistence, Low Adherence to BP Meds Common in Under 65s
Antiarrhythmic Drugs May Up Fall Injuries in Older A-Fib Patients
Low Muscle Mass in the Arms, Legs Tied to Mortality in Elderly
CDC: Prescription Drug Use Similar in United States, Canada
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
BP From Midlife to Late Life Tied to Risk for Subsequent Dementia
CVD Mortality Declines Are Slowing in High-Income Countries
General, Abdominal Adiposity Linked to Mortality in Mexicans
Comorbid CVD May Up Mortality With ADT for Prostate Cancer
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Flu Vaccine Tied to Better Long-Term Outcomes in Elderly ICU Survivors
Perfusion Assessment Key for Critical Limb Ischemia Diagnosis
Better CV Health in Midlife Tied to Reduced Dementia Risk Later
Persistent Inflammation After Sepsis Linked to Higher Mortality
NSAIDs Contribute to Increased CVD Risk in Osteoarthritis
Strong SSRI May Be Tied to Small Decrease in Ischemic Stroke Risk
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
At-Home Support Helps Stroke Patients Adjust After Hospitalization
Recommendations Developed for Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Plant-Based Diets May Lower CV Disease, Deaths in Middle-Aged
High-Intensity Lipid Lowering May Aid Very Elderly After ACS
Low Specificity Limits Use of Focused Cardiac Ultrasonography
Lifestyle Counseling Frequency, CV Outcomes Linked in Diabetes
Transdermal Optical Imaging Shows Promise for Measuring BP
Electric Fans Help in Hot, Humid Conditions but Not Hot, Dry Ones
Guidance Issued for Research Use of Cardiac MRI After MI
Risk for Cardiovascular Deaths Increased With Hip, Knee OA
BP, Waist Circumference, Lipids Should Be Measured Regularly
Estrogen Preps Differ in Effects on Heart Fat Deposits
Discontinuing Statins Linked to Cardiac Admissions in Elderly
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
AI-Enabled ECG During Normal Sinus Rhythm Identifies A-Fib
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Childhood BMI, HDL-C Variability May Up Later-Life Diabetes Risk
Biologic Tx for Psoriasis May Reduce Coronary Inflammation
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
With Standard Care, BP Control Still Worse in Low-Income Areas
Preeclampsia History Increases Risk for End-Stage Kidney Disease
Oil, Gas Well Exposure May Up Risk for Congenital Heart Defects
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
CIED Complication Rates Vary Considerably Among Hospitals
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
First Surgery for Ischemic Leg Ulcer May Affect Amputation Risk
Changes in Radial Pulse During Menopause May Reflect CV Risk
Authors Say Lower BP Targets May Cut Recurrent Stroke Risk
Previous Silent MI Often Found at Autopsy in Sudden Cardiac Death
AI Model Can Predict Long-Term Mortality From Chest Radiographs
Half of Deaths After Noncardiac Surgery Due to 3 Complications
Testosterone Replacement Therapy May Increase Cardiovascular Risk
Adherence to Aerobic Activity Guidelines Not Up Since 2008
Mortality Up in Women With Central Obesity, Regardless of BMI
Daily E-Cigarette Use May Increase Prolonged Cigarette Abstinence
No Indication of 'July Effect' in Context of Cardiac Surgery
In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in the U.S. May Be Underestimated
Former NFL Participation Linked to Increased A-Fib Prevalence
CDC: Mortality Rates Continue to Decrease for Hispanic Adults
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
Long-Term Diastolic Dysfunction Seen After Early Preeclampsia
One in Five Workers Exposed to Secondhand Smoke on the Job
Initiating Stroke Tx 15 Minutes Earlier Can Improve Outcomes
CV Event Risk Up With Rejected, Abandoned PCSK9i Prescriptions
Smoking Has Long-Term Impact on Peripheral Artery Disease Risk
Almost One in Four Adults ≥40 Takes Aspirin for CVD Prevention
New ACC/AHA Guidelines Detect More Cases of Gestational Hypertension
Financial Incentives Help People Stop Smoking
Excess Risk for Diabetes-Linked Heart Failure Greater in Women
CDC: Prevalence of Smoking Quit Attempts Unchanged in Most States
People Living With HIV Have Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Systolic, Diastolic HTN Contribute to Adverse CV Events
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Physical Activity Linked to Slower Aβ-Related Cognitive Decline
Early EEG Helps Predict Cardiac Arrest Outcomes in Comatose
Extremely Low LDL Cholesterol May Up Stroke Risk
Subclinical Cardiovascular Dz May Up Fall Risk in Older Adults
Prevalence of Malignancy High in Takotsubo Syndrome Patients
Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants May Be Best for Early-Stage CKD
CVD Risk Up in Later Life for Young Adults With High LDL or Hypertension
Most Adults Favor Cutting Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
Alirocumab Cuts CV Absolute Risk the Most for Those With Diabetes
Frequent Fried Food Intake Increases Risk for Coronary Artery Disease
Risk for Arterial Hypertension Up With Air Pollutant Exposure
Race, Neighborhood Impact Bystander CPR in Pediatric OHCA
Risk for Leg Amputation Higher With Microvascular Disease
Prolonged TV Viewing Tied to CVD Events, Mortality in Blacks
Erectile Dysfunction Presents Large Global Health Burden
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Uncontrolled Diabetes, Hypertension Rates High in CKD Patients
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
PE, Death Not Reduced With Early Vena Cava Filter Placement
Elevated Systolic BP May Up Risk for Valvular Heart Disease
Risk for Cancer Higher in Those With Congenital Heart Disease
CPAP Alleviates Depression Symptoms in Sleep Apnea Patients
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Environment May Be Main Factor in Norway's Obesity Epidemic
In-Hospital Maternal Mortality Down in Pregnancies With Lupus
History of Liver Disease Does Not Impact Efficacy of Edoxaban
Consistent Time of Day Aids Workout Habit
Most Supplements Offer Little Protection Against Heart Disease
Infective Endocarditis Prevalence 26 Percent in Patients With E. faecalis
Regional Fat With Normal BMI Affects CVD Risk After Menopause
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Guidance Issued for Management of Fontan Circulation
Statin Use Associated With Higher Incidence of Diabetes
AI Model Better Predicts CV Risk, Mortality Using Cardiac Imaging
High-Sensitivity Troponin Levels Can Predict MI Risk
Longevity Benefits for Adults Becoming More Physically Active
Leisure-Time Physical Activity Linked to Lower SAH Risk
Low Vitamin D in Early Life May Up Risk of Elevated Systolic BP
Medicare Advantage Patients Have Higher Readmission Rates
Myocardial Perfusion PET Predicts Cardiac Death in Diabetes
Infections Tied to Subsequent Risk for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Three Interventions Could Cut Cardiovascular Deaths
Similar CV Event Rates Seen for Generic, Brand Levothyroxine
First-Trimester BP Category Linked to Hypertensive Disorders
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Educational Attainment Positively Linked to CVD Risk Factors
Prevention Bundle May Cut Cardiac Device Infections
Short-Term Walking Intervention Offers Lasting Health Benefits
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Older Kidney Donors With HTN at Higher Risk for ESKD Later
Adherence Superior for Alternative Exercise Modalities in PAD
Smoking Confers Greatest Risk for Major Heart Attack for Women
Adrenal Incidentalomas Rarely Grow, Change Hormone Function
Greater Long-Term Decline in Stroke Seen Among Older Adults
Some Heart Failure Patients May Benefit From CRT Defibrillator
Incident A-Fib Linked to Increased Dementia Risk
No Change Seen in Processed Meat Consumption by U.S. Adults
Restricting Blood Transfusions OK in Cardiac Surgery
Meta-Analysis Does Not Link Vitamin D Supplements, Drop in MACE
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Chronic Distress After Heart Attack Ups Risk for Death
Risk Factors ID'd for Atrial Fibrillation With Type 1 Diabetes
Long Working Hours Linked to Increased Stroke Risk
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Outpatient Office Visits Increased With Access to Patient Portal
CV MRI Noninferior to Invasive Angiography + FFR in Stable CAD
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
Study Looks at Risk for Bleeding in Percutaneous Tx of PAD
Excess Weight Tied to Increased Risk for High BP in Young Children
Prophylactic IVC Filters Worsen Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery
Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck
Midlife Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked to Risk for COPD
Cardiovascular AEs Common With Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma
USPSTF Addresses Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Cuts Risk for CV Complications
High Temperature Records Will be 'Smashed' in Coming Century
Coronary Artery Calcium Levels in Middle Age Tied to LV Function
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
Cognitive Decline Faster After Incident Coronary Heart Disease Event
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
Feelings of Powerlessness Tied to Delays in Seeking Care for Acute MI
Review Suggests More Sleep May Lower Cardiometabolic Risk
PPI Use for Up to Three Years Safe During Anticoagulant Tx
Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
More Aggressive Statin Tx Needed After Heart Attack in Young Patients
Cardiac Radiation Dose in NSCLC Predicts Mortality, Cardiac AEs
Undetected Dysglycemia Linked to MI, Periodontal Disease
ICU Care for STEMI Associated With Improved Mortality Rates
CDC: Prevalence of Meeting Exercise Guidelines Recently Increased
Obesity During Teen Years Tied to Stiffening of Arteries
Increases in Red Meat Intake Linked to Increased Mortality
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Hot Water Therapy Aids Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease
PDE5i Use Linked to Post-LVAD Right Heart Failure Events
Vitamin K Can Up Anticoagulation Stability in Patients on Warfarin
Mortality No Different With TAVR for Bicuspid, Tricuspid Stenosis
ADA: Dulaglutide Tied to Decline in Cardiovascular Events in T2DM
Higher Levels of Exercise in Childhood Improve Heart Health
Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths
Polygenic Risk Score Reliably Predicts Coronary Artery Disease
Untreated White Coat HTN May Increase Cardiovascular Risk
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Work Often Unnecessary
Individualized Care Plans Advised for T2DM With Heart Failure
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Cardiovascular Health Poorer in Army Personnel Than Civilians
Overdose-Death Donor Hearts Suitable for Transplant
Midlife Type 2 Diabetes May Up Later Risk for Cerebral Infarction
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
No Evidence of Legacy Effect Seen for Intensive Glucose Lowering
Increase in CV Mortality Smaller With Medicaid Expansion
Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM
Burden of New-Onset A-Fib Considerable After TAVI, AVR
Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicts CV Events in Psoriatic Disease
β-Blockers May Moderate Impact of Stress on Atrial Fibrillation
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
Providers, Peers Influence Aspirin Use Among African-Americans
Nonfasting Lipid Levels Adequate for Assessing Cardiovascular Risk
Higher LDL-C Levels Linked to Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Syncope in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Adverse Outcomes
More Steps Tied to Lower Death Risk in Older Women
Ultra-Processed Food Intake Linked to Increased CVD Risk
Long-Term Survival Similar for Endovascular, Open AAA Repair
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Hip Fracture Linked to Increased Risk for Death in T2DM Patients
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Energy Drinks Prolong QTc Interval, Elevate Blood Pressure
Meds for Weight Management Underutilized Among Veterans
Higher BMI in Male Teens Tied to Cardiomyopathy in Adulthood
Suboptimal BP, Fasting Glucose Tied to Atrioventricular Block
Antiplatelets Do Not Up Recurrence in Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Statin Use With Colorectal Cancer Lowers Risk for Early Death
Intracranial Hemorrhage Risk Up With Low-Dose Aspirin
LDL Decreased With LDL-Apheresis in ACS Patients
Specialized Programs in Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Needed
Blood Donor Screening Data IDs Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Medication Nonadherence Common in Patients With T2DM
Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children
Classification System Developed for Cardiogenic Shock
CDC: Cancer Death Rates Decreased, Heart Disease Deaths Rose
CDC: Seniors Use Various Strategies to Reduce Rx Costs
Depression, PTSD Linked to More Participation in Cardiac Rehab
Bystander Resuscitation Attempted Less Often for Women in Cardiac Arrest
Favorable Trends Seen in Lipids, Apolipoprotein B in U.S. Youth
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults
One-Third of Patients on Statins Do Not Reach Target Thresholds
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Open Heart Surgery Beats Stents for Multivessel Disease
Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Habitual Glucosamine Use Linked to Reduced Risk for CVD Events
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Home-Based Cardiac Rehab May Be Option for Some Heart Patients
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Heart Patients at Risk When Pharmacies Close
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Longer Duration of Statin Use Linked to Lower Risk for Glaucoma
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Lupus Affects Emotional, Mental Well-Being of Patients
Preablation Bariatric Surgery Linked to Reduced A-Fib Recurrence
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke in Those With PE
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Burden of Heart Failure-Related CVD Mortality Higher in Blacks
Plant-Based Diets Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Arsenic Exposure Linked to Changes in Heart Structure
FDA Approves Treatments for Heart Failure Caused by Rare Disease
Guidance Issued for Managing Heart Disease in Pregnancy
Cardio-Oncology Services Growing in Number and Demand
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
Prolonged Exposure to Low-Dose Radiation May Increase HTN Risk
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Childhood Oral Infection Linked to Atherosclerosis in Adulthood
Thiazide Use May Lower Fracture Risk in Patients With Alzheimer Disease
Coronary Vessel Wall Thickness Surrogate for CAD in Women
Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Maternal Comorbidity Higher for Women With Congenital Heart Defects
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Poor Olfaction Tied to Elevated Long-Term Mortality in Seniors
Events for Living Kidney Donors Mainly Occur After Two Years
Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Aids Patients With T2DM
Longer Duration of Antibiotic Use Tied to Risk for CVD in Women
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Swapping Red Meat for Plant-Based Proteins May Cut CVD Risk
FDA Announces New Steps to Reduce Risks Tied to Surgical Staplers
Eating Breakfast Tied to Lower Risk for Death From CVD
Emergency Medical Diseases Account for About Half of Mortality
Risk-Based Screening Improves Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Greater Need for BP Meds in Older Adults
PCI Beneficial for All Categories of Older AMI Patients
In Severe, Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis, Early Surgery May Help
Risk Model Developed for Readmission After AMI in Seniors
Moderate/Vigorous Exercise Attenuates Risks of Sitting
High Resting Heart Rate Linked to Increased Cardiac Risk in Men
Cardiometabolic Risk Better ID'd in Children Reclassified to Higher BP
Atrasentan Tied to Lower Risk for Kidney Events in T2DM With CKD
Statins Safe, Effective in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Machine Learning IDs Risk for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Surgical Site Infection Rates May Differ by Gender
Stroke Hospitalizations Down in Black, White Medicare Enrollees
AI Can Identify Model of Cardiac Rhythm Device From Chest X-Ray
Sleep Myths Are Commonly Circulated
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Mixed Effects Observed for Workplace Wellness Program
More Than 80 Percent of STEMI Patients Treated in ICU
Over Half of Patients Have Suboptimal Response to Statins
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Normalizing BP in Elderly With Hypertension May Up Mortality
Added Sugar Labeling Could Reduce CVD, Diabetes Cases
Operator-Directed Sedation Seems Safe in Peds Cardiac Cath
Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women
Stress-Related Disorders Associated With Increased CVD Risk
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Haptoglobin Expression Tied to Outcomes in Preterm Newborns
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized
Cardiovascular Mortality Lower With Medicaid Expansion
Dietary Supplement Use Not Linked to Mortality Benefits
More Secondary Prevention Meds May Reduce Deaths After AMI
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Seniors Less Likely to Receive or Have Timely PCI for Acute MI
Early T2DM Diagnosis Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
Racial Disparities Persist in Revascularization for CHD
11 Million Deaths Attributable to Poor Diet in 2017
Short Sleep Duration, Not OSA, Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Readmission Risk Up With Shorter Stay at Nursing Facility
Computer Model Predicts Risk for Ventricular Arrhythmia in ARVC
For TAVR, Inverse Link Identified for Hospital Volume, Mortality
Heart, Lungs From Hep C-Infected Donor Can Be Transplanted Safely
Bariatric Embolization Feasible for Treatment of Severe Obesity
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Best Practices Developed for Diagnosing, Managing MINOCA
Guidelines Address PFO Closure for Secondary Stroke Prevention
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Meta-Analysis Links Shift Work to Risk for Ischemic Heart Disease
Rates of CPR Before EMS Arrival Increased From 2000 to 2017
Liquid Meal Replacements Cut Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
Perception of E-Cigarettes as More Harmful Than Cigarettes Increased
Long-Term Phentermine Use Safe, Effective for Weight Loss
Lifetime HTN Risk High for Black Men and Women, White Men
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Adding Transition Services Does Not Aid Heart Failure Outcomes
Many Eligible Patients Report Not Being Offered Statins
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
$775 Million Settlement Reached in Xarelto Lawsuits
Statins Cut Risk for Major Vascular Events in Older Patients
Blindfolding Leader Improves Pediatric Resuscitation Training
Mild Congenital Heart Defects Tied to CVD Events
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
More Vascular Risk Factors Tied to Worse Brain Health
Low, High Levels of Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality
ACC: New Guidelines Issued for Primary Prevention of CVD
ACC: Ultrasound Surgery May Help Control Blood Pressure
FDA Approves New Device for Chronic, Moderate-to-Severe Heart Failure
Statins Tied to Insulin Resistance, Higher Serum Fasting Insulin
ACC: Robust Evidence Lacking for Many Cardiovascular Guidelines
Trastuzumab Tied to Higher Long-Term Risk for Heart Failure
Healthy Food Rx Could Be Cost-Effective for Medicare, Medicaid
ACC: Catheter Ablation Does Not Cut Mortality, Stroke in A-Fib
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