Cardiology

Aha News: Obesity, Other Factors May Speed Up Brain Aging

THURSDAY, Nov. 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- The brains of middle-age adults may be aging prematurely if they have obesity or other factors linked to cardiovascular disease, new research has found. Almost one-quarter of adults have...
Related topics: Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Cells Lose Their Ability To Share Resources As We Get Older

A research team led by The University of Western Australia has found that our cells deteriorate and share fewer resources as we age, which can lead to the onset of diseases such as osteoporosis, arthritis, cardiovascular disease and cancers.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Cancer, Oncology

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New Hf Drug Scores In Phase Iii; Post-lvad Meds; Angio-guided Med Tx

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Vericiguat got cheers for its win in reducing heart failure hospitalization or cardiovascular death in the pivotal VICTORIA trial in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, despite top-line results only for now....
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Managing The Sihd Patient In A Post-ischemia World

Dr O'Donoghue and interventional cardiologists Drs Al-Lamee and Tamis-Holland discuss how the trial results will affect the workup and treatment of patients with stable ischemic heart disease.
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease

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Cardiovascular Disease Rates Dropping In American Indians

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2019 -- New cardiovascular disease is declining among American Indians, according to a study published in the Nov. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association. Clemma J. Muller, Ph.D., from Washington State...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Vascepa Mechanism Remains Elusive

]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA -- More time is needed to pin down the mechanism by which icosapent ethyl (Vascepa) works to reduce cardiovascular events, researchers said here. Changes in atherosclerotic plaque from baseline to 9 months...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Pediatric Cardiology Via Skype: One Center's Success

]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA – Direct-to-consumer pediatric telemedicine gave clinically acceptable results while saving patients and their families from making trips to the clinic that might have delayed treatment, a researcher...
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Statin Use Not Linked To Rate Of Cognitive Decline In Seniors

TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2019 -- Statin therapy is not associated with increased decline in memory or cognition among older adults, according to a study published in the Nov. 26 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Katherine...
Related topics: Medical Research

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John Spertus, Md, On The Practice-changing Ischemia Trial

The ISCHEMIA investigator discusses the implications of the gasp-inducing trial comparing an invasive vs conservative medical therapy strategy in patents with stable ischemic heart disease. Medscape Cardiology
Related topics: Patents, Cardiovascular Disease

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Apabetalone Falls Short In Patients With T2d And Acs

]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA -- Investigational apabetalone was not better than placebo on a background of optimal medical therapy for reducing adverse cardiovascular (CV) outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and recent acute coronary...
Related topics: Placebo, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Study Sheds Light On Differences In Hospitalization-related Care And Outcomes For Urgent...

In a new retrospective study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, a team of researchers led by Rishi Wadhera, MD, MPP, MPhil, an investigator in the Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Dick Cheney’s Cardiologist Explains Why Donald Trump’s Hospital Visit Is ‘worrisome’ —...

Dr. Jonathan Reiner, who is still former Vice President Dick Cheney’s cardiologist, said that he spoke with someone assigned to talk about the president’s health in the White House and still has questions about President Donald Trump’s...
Related topics: Dick Cheney, Donald Trump, White House

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Aha: Risk For Ischemic Cv Events Lower With Colchicine After Mi

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 -- Patients with recent myocardial infarction have a lower risk for ischemic cardiovascular events with colchicine versus placebo, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine to...
Related topics: Placebo, Medical Research

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Teens With Heart Disease Improve Exercise Capacity In Large Clinical Trial

The largest-ever clinical trial of a medication for pediatric cardiology patients found that an oral drug significantly improved exercise capacity in adolescent patients with severe, congenital single-ventricle heart defects. A study leader says the...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Trials, Medical Research

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Possible New Treatment Strategy Against Progeria

Progeria is a very rare disease that affects about one in 18 million children and results in premature aging and death in adolescence from complications of cardiovascular disease. In a study on mice and human cells, researchers have identified how...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Orion-10: Sirna Tx Halves Ldl In Atherosclerotic Cvd

]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA -- The investigational drug inclisiran can further halve LDL cholesterol in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) already on lipid-lowering therapies, according to the ORION-10 trial...
Related topics: Cholesterol, Cardiovascular Disease

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Treating Hypertension Reduces Dementia Risk

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Jie Ding, Kendra L. Davis-Plourde, et al.; Ruth Peters, Craig S. Anderson Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists, cardiologists, geriatricians, internists, family medicine specialists The goal of this...
Related topics: Hypertension, Dementia, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: The Link Between Insomnia And Cardiovascular Disease

Insomnia symptoms make a person more likely to develop stroke, heart attack, and similar diseases, finds an extensive Chinese study.
Related topics: Insomnia, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Medical Research

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Study Casts Doubt On Need For Many Heart Procedures

"This study clearly goes against what has been the common wisdom for the last 30, 40 years," said one cardiologist.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Knowing If You Have One Of These 14 Genetic Mutations May Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

“We always had a hunch that maybe there was something in their DNA that predisposed them to this tragedy,” Mass General Hospital cardiologist Amit Khera says. Now, he and his colleagues believe they’ve found 14 different gene variants, spread...
Related topics: Genetics, DNA

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