Cardiology

Widespread Aspirin Use Despite Few Benefits, High Risks

Nearly 30 million Americans older than 40 take aspirin daily to prevent cardiovascular disease. More than 6 million Americans take aspirin daily without physician's recommendation. Nearly half of Americans more than 70 years of age without...
Related topics: Aspirin, Cardiovascular Disease

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Evolutionary Gene Loss May Help Explain Why Only Humans Are Prone To Heart Attacks

University of California San Diego School of Medicine scientists say the loss of a single gene two to three million years ago in our ancestors may have resulted in a heightened risk of cardiovascular disease in all humans as a species, while also...
Related topics: Genetics, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Tct 2019 Agenda Now Available

The agenda is now available online for TCT 2019 (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics), the annual scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. TCT is the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional...
Related topics: Medical Research

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New Acc/aha Guidelines Detect More Cases Of Gestational Hypertension

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 -- Adopting the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for hypertension resulted in an increase in the prevalence of high blood pressure in pregnant women, according to a study published in...
Related topics: Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Medical Research

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Next-gen Mitraclip; Race And Structural Heart Tx; Rdn Efficacy Predictors

(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note

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'wake Up Call': Early Adult Health May Set Path For Later Cvd

"This analysis brings the field 1 step closer to the 'holy grail' of a direct link between early life exposures and cardiovascular events," experts said. Medscape Medical News

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People Living With Hiv Have Higher Risk For Cardiovascular Disease

THURSDAY, July 18, 2019 -- People living with HIV (PLWH) have a higher risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a study published online July 2 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Alvaro Alonso, M.D., Ph.D., from Emory...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Systolic, Diastolic Htn Contribute To Adverse Cv Events

THURSDAY, July 18, 2019 -- Both systolic and diastolic hypertension contribute independently to the risk for adverse cardiovascular events, according to a study published in the July 18 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Alexander C....
Related topics: Hypertension, Medical Research

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Statin Iv, Sprinkles; New Mitraclip; Nursing Degree Vs Outcomes

(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine
Related topics: Nursing

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Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Under-prescribed For Prevention Of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Statins, the most commonly used effective lipid-lowering drugs, are significantly underutilized to treat lipid abnormalities in patients with and at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), according to a retrospective study of more...
Related topics: Cholesterol, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Continuous Ic Adenosine; Diabetic Women Left Behind; State Of Rdn

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

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Horiba & Synabs Partnership : Production Of Guinea Pig Monoclonal Antibody Directed Against A...

Monoclonal antibodies represent therapeutics of great conditions such as cancer, inflammatory disease, organ transplantation, cardiovascular disease, infection, respiratory disease and even ophthalmologic disease.
Related topics: Hormones, Cancer, Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Horiba & Synabs Partnership : Production Of Guinea Pig Monoclonal Antibody Directed Against A...

Monoclonal antibodies represent therapeutics of great conditions such as cancer, inflammatory disease, organ transplantation, cardiovascular disease, infection, respiratory disease and even ophthalmologic disease.
Related topics: Hormones, Cancer, Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Is Cardiology Overly Enamored Of New Unproven Therapies?

A review of many cases where study data reversed a common medical practice highlights the need to be slow to embrace unproven therapies and faster to de-adopt ineffective ones, says John Mandrola, MD. theheart.org on Medscape
Related topics: Medical Research

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension May Double Cv Risk

Results of a new study suggest that idiopathic intracranial hypertension appears to be a systemic metabolic condition conferring a sizable increase in cardiovascular risk. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Hypertension, Medical Research

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Erectile Dysfunction Presents Large Global Health Burden

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a large global burden and is associated with increased risks for cardiovascular disease, dementia, and early death, according to a review published online July 2 in BJU International. Anna...
Related topics: Erectile Dysfunction, Cardiovascular Disease, Dementia

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Prolonged Tv Viewing Tied To Cvd Events, Mortality In Blacks

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Prolonged television viewing, but not occupational sitting, is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and all-cause mortality in blacks, according to a study published in the July 2 issue...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Cms Boosts Abpm; Kids' Vte Tx; Lvad Progress

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

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Opinion: The Transformative Power Of Lifestyle Medicine

(MedPage Today) -- Dean Ornish, MD, rebuts the Skeptical Cardiologist's diet data doubts
Related topics: Diet

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Study: Levels Of Liver Fat Biomarker Associated With Metabolic Health Benefits Of Regular Exercise

Cardiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), scientists found that increasing exercise can lower levels of dimethylguanidino valeric acid (DMVG), a molecule in the blood linked to poor health outcomes.
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