Cardiology

Optimal Use Of Sglt2 Inhibitors And Glp-1 Agonists

In light of the vast benefits demonstrated by SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists, Dr Matthew Budoff highlights how cardiologists and preventive care physicians can optimize their use in patient care. American College of Cardiology & Medscape

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Flu And Heart Disease: The Surprising Connection That Should Convince You To Schedule Your Shot

Patients who have cardiovascular disease are at increased risk of serious complications from the flu, according to a new study. The study found that not only are traditional flu-related outcomes worse among some patients with CVD, but infection in...
Related topics: Flu, Influenza Vaccine, Influenza (Flu), Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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New Genes Identified For Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Genetic meta-analysis helps researchers detect genes related to FMD, a cardiovascular disease that affects mostly women, and defines relationships to other more common cardiovascular conditions.
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease

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Study Points To Ideal Age For Cac Testing In Young Adults

Although a robust predictor of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, few data are available on coronary artery calcium (CAC) testing in younger adults, for whom the CAC burden is typically lower. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease

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Fda Aims To Drastically Reduce Salt In Nation’s Food Supply

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked food-producing companies to cut sodium levels in their products by 12% over the next 30 months to help combat cardiovascular diseases.
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Cardiovascular Disease

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Menstrual Cycle Length During Menopause Transition May Predict Future Vascular Problems

Menstrual cycle length has been associated with different chronic conditions, including breast cancer, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease.
Related topics: Menopause, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Osteoporosis, Cardiovascular Disease

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Words Of Wisdom For The Next Generation Of Doctors

First-year cardiology fellow Shirlene Obuobi reflects on the hardships and moments of joy she's experienced on her journey to become a physician. Medscape Business of Medicine

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Higher Risk Of Chronic Disease In Trans Vs Cisgender Individuals

Trans individuals had an elevated risk of cardiovascular, neurologic, and endocrine conditions, as well as mental health and substance use disorders, compared with their cisgender peers, in this large study. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Protein Linked To Oxidative Stress And Related Diseases

Scientists at Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) have discovered a new role for a known protein in oxidative stress, which is linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, viral...
Related topics: Proteins, Stress, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's, Diabetes

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Earlier-life Cac Scans; Omega-3s And Afib; Rv Vs Lv Abnormalities In Covid

(MedPage Today) -- Should some individuals at risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease start getting coronary artery calcium scans in their mid-to-late 30s? (Journal of the American College of Cardiology) IV thrombolytics may be safe for...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease

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Uspstf May Shift Age Range For Use Of Aspirin In Cv Prevention

(MedPage Today) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) signaled that aspirin may be appropriate to initiate for primary cardiovascular prevention in some high-risk adults ages 40 to 59, but not for those 60 and older. The draft...
Related topics: Aspirin

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Report: Indiana Walgreens “accidentally” Gives Pfizer Covid Jabs To 4 And 5 Yr Old...

100 Percent Fed Up –  Evansville, IN: 4 and 5-yr-old siblings went to an Indiana Walgreens so the kids could get a flu shot. What happened next is truly a nightmare. According to the family attorney, both children were accidentally given...
Related topics: Pfizer, Flu, Influenza Vaccine, Influenza (Flu)

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Latest Research On Influence Of Sex, Gender On Health And Disease To Be Presented At Aps Conference

Scientists specializing in research on sex and gender differences in diseases of the cardiovascular, renal, endocrine and immune systems will meet virtually October 19-22, 2021, for the American Physiological Society's (APS) New Trends in Sex and...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease

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Aspirin Use To Prevent 1st Heart Attack Or Stroke Should Be Curtailed, U.s. Panel Says

Adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease may face serious side effects if they start a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin.
Related topics: Aspirin, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke

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Oct 8 2021 This Week In Cardiology

Two NEJM papers on mRNA-related myocarditis, AF and stroke, intensifying BP meds, and CCTA and high-sensitivity troponin are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week’s podcast. theheart.org on Medscape
Related topics: Stroke, Podcasts

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Cruise Around In Style With These Sleek Fixed Gear Bikes On Sale From Solé

Owning a bike has oodles of benefits. Besides the obvious health advantages — like increased cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, flexibility, and joint mobility, and decreased stress — cycling is also beneficial...
Related topics: Stress

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Patient Gifts Cakes Every Year To Doctor Who Saved His Life

For the past 15 years, a Rhode Island man has delivered cakes with messages of appreciation to the cardiovascular surgeon who operated on him, thanking him for another year of life. Medscape Medical News

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Finland Also Limiting Moderna Vaccine For Younger Groups

Finland is halting the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in younger men over reports of a rare cardiovascular side effect, following similar steps by Sweden and Denmark.Reuters reported Thursday that Finnish Health Institute director Mike...
Related topics: Vaccines, Reuters

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Iron Deficiency In Middle Age Is Linked With Higher Risk Of Developing Heart Disease

Approximately 10% of new coronary heart disease cases occurring within a decade of middle age could be avoided by preventing iron deficiency, suggests a study published today in ESC Heart Failure, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology...
Related topics: Iron Deficiency, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure, Medical Research

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Crf Will Stream Select Tct 2021 Abstract Presentations On Twitter And Facebook During The Month Of...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will stream select abstracts from Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2021 throughout the month of October. These free sessions will be streamed on Twitter and Facebook.
Related topics: Social Media, Facebook, Medical Research

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