Author | Gregory M. Weiss, MD


Artificial Intelligence Proves Effective for Atrial Fibrillation Detection

October 15, 2019

A single AI-enabled ECG identified AF with a sensitivity of 79%, a specificity of 79.5%, and an overall accuracy of 79.4%, according to a new study.

Do NOT Abandon Diastole

September 25, 2019

Both systolic and diastolic blood pressure elevations independently predict MI amd ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, according to a large, cohort study.

Blood Pressure Patterns Later in Life Linked to Dementia Risk

September 18, 2019

A recent study suggests blood pressure patterns later in life may be linked to dementia risk. Which patient cohort is at an increased risk?

Diabetes and the Flu: A Dangerous Duo

September 06, 2019

Help keep patients with diabetes healthy this flu season with a few of these quick reminders on vaccination, medication, comorbidities, and more. 

Endurance Training and Atrial Fibrillation: Sex Matters

September 04, 2019

A large Swedish cohort study suggests that when it come to risk of atrial fibrillation, there are differences in the way women and men respond to endurance training.

Update: AGA Clinical Guidelines on Management of Mild-Moderate Ulcerative Colitis

March 20, 2019

Most patients with UC have mild-moderate disease; updated recommendations reflect the AGA’s effort to promote standardized care for this group.

Estradiol Levels Predict Fracture Risk During the Menopausal Transition

February 15, 2019

Authors of a new study found that estradiol levels can be used to predict fracture risk among women during the menopausal transition. 

Early Menopause Linked to Shorter Life and Diabetes

February 15, 2019

Researchers found that women who experience early menopause do not live as long and experience more years with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

AHA Abstract Wrap-up: Smoking, Cessation, and TV Behavior

November 21, 2018

Three abstracts from AHA 2018 shed light on long-term impacts of smoking (and cessation) on CV disease and how CV disease influences sedentary behavior. 

Hypertension Guidelines 2017 & 2014 Revisions: Estimated Impact on CV Events and Deaths in US Adults

June 13, 2018

What impact could the latest 2017 hypertension guidelines have on your patients? Click through our quick slideshow to find out.