Cardiology

'bad Boy Bleeding'; Lvot Obstruction Technique; Women Still Outnumbered

(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note

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Sglt2 Inhibitors Linked To Lower Risk For Heart Failure

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Use of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors for type 2 diabetes is associated with a reduced risk for heart failure, but not a reduced risk for major cardiovascular events, compared with use of dipeptidyl...
Related topics: Heart Failure, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Rethinking How Cholesterol Is Integrated Into Cells

Cholesterol is best known in connection with cardiovascular disease, but cholesterol is also vital for many fundamental processes in the body. Researchers have now presented a completely new, ground-breaking model for the integration and...
Related topics: Cholesterol, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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High Nsaid Use Linked With Hypertension In As

(MedPage Today) -- NSAIDs are first-line therapy in ankylosing spondylitis, but carry cardiovascular risks in a susceptible group
Related topics: Hypertension

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Genetic Variants With Possible Positive Implications For Lifestyle

A research team has examined the interplay between genetics, cardiovascular disease and educational attainment in a major population study. Genetic variants which had been linked to educational attainment in other studies were observed in the...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease

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Cardiovascular Surgeons Heal A Man's Torn Aorta

When James Inman, 59, first experienced chest pain one night, he tried to brush it off and go back to sleep. But the pain became unbearable and Inman felt like something was wrong, so he called 911. That decision saved his life. He was airlifted to...

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Salary Policy Shakeup; Car-t For Hf; Apple Watch Tackling Hospitalizations?

(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine

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All-in-one Pill Reduces Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels In U.s. Study

A single pill containing low doses of three medications to treat high blood pressure and one to lower cholesterol reduced the estimated risk of cardiovascular disease by 25% in a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
Related topics: Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease

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Grizzlies Show Remarkable Gene Control Before And During Hibernation

Being a human couch potato can greatly increase fat accumulation, hasten the onset of Type II diabetes symptoms, result in detrimental blood chemistry and cardiovascular changes, and eventually, bring about one's death.
Related topics: Genetics, Diabetes

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Fathers May Protect Their Lgb Kids From Health Effects Of Discrimination

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals who report being discriminated against but who feel close to their fathers have lower levels of C-reactive protein --a measure of inflammation and cardiovascular risk--than those without support from their...
Related topics: Proteins

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Shared Decision-making: Cardiologists Moving Through The Stages Of Grief

(MedPage Today) -- Rules from CMS for ICDs, LAA closure feels arbitrary, some say

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Medical News Today: The Importance Of 'sport-related Hobbies' For Middle Aged Women

Research in postmenopausal women finds that leisure time physical activity improves blood lipid profile, which is an indicator of cardiovascular health.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Rutgers Cardiologist Advocates For Personalized Treatment With Aspirin As Primary Prevention In...

A nationally recognized Rutgers cardiologist recommends that aspirin be used as primary prevention for cardiovascular disease only with select patients, saying that the scientific evidence is too diverse to support a one-size-fits-all approach.
Related topics: Aspirin, Cardiovascular Disease

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Medical News Today: Cancer Is Now The Leading Cause Of Death In Wealthy Countries

A new study finds that compared with cardiovascular disease, cancer is twice as likely to be the cause of death in higher income countries.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease

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The Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek Died Of Heart Disease

Ric Ocasek's cause of death has been revealed -- The Cars frontman died of heart disease. According to NYC's Chief Medical Examiner ... Ocasek died of hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. In layman's terms, that means he...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease

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Will Renal Denervation For Hypertension Rise Again?

'There's once again excitement about renal artery denervation and…it's justified,' says one cardiologist, while another hopes for FDA approval next year, and a third is 'still not 100% convinced.' theheart.org on Medscape
Related topics: Hypertension, Food And Drug Administration

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There’s A Reason We Don’t Know Much About Ai

Last year, when the Food and Drug Administration approved an Apple Watch feature that notified users if they had an irregular heart rhythm, the information tech industry hailed it as a watershed moment in consumer-focused health care. Cardiologists,...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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Pci Quality Measures; Remote Robot Stenting; Novel Tmvr Prosthesis

(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note
Related topics: Robots

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Sglt2 Inhibitor Poised To Reach Beyond Diabetes Into Hf

(MedPage Today) -- Cardiologists see broader use as a mandate, perhaps even in HFpEF
Related topics: Diabetes

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Machine Learning Estimates Risk Of Cardiovascular Death

(via jesse orrico/Unsplash) MIT researchers have developed a machine learning model that can estimate, based on the electrical activity of their heart, a patient’s risk of cardiovascular death. The system, dubbed...
Related topics: Medical Research

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