Cardiology

 
Is There Room for TikTok in Medicine? A Young Clinician Explains
May 25, 2022

Lead author of a recent study discusses why clinicians may be hesitant to use TikTok and how social media may shape health care going forward.

Quality of HTN-related Videos on TikTok: Study Author Shares Findings
May 13, 2022

Lead author of a recent study sat down with Patient Care to discuss how clinicians are using the popular video sharing app and the quality of content available.

Investigational Apple Watch App Effectively Identified Left Ventricular Dysfunction using AI
May 06, 2022

New study presented at Heart Rhythm 2022 showed applying AI to an Apple Watch ECG can effectively identify LV dysfunction in a nonclinical setting.

New Findings Suggest Need for Sex-specific Strategies to Prevent Heart Attacks in Young Adults
May 05, 2022

Seven risk factors accounted for 85% of the risk of first acute myocardial infarction in young adults in a new study.

Newly Developed Polygenic Risk Scores May Assist Decision-making in Primary Care
April 21, 2022

Researchers developed polygenic risk scores for 6 common diseases and informational resources to help primary care physicians incorporate them into clinical practice.

Study: “Detrimental” Effects of Obesity on Risk of Heart Failure Greatest Among Women Who Experience Late Menopause
April 13, 2022

Obesity significantly increased the risk of heart failure among women who experienced menopause at age ≥55 years in a new study.

Antihypertensive Treatment during Pregnancy Linked to Better Outcomes, According to New NIH Study
April 08, 2022

ACC 2022: Use of antihypertensive therapy in pregnant women was associated with better pregnancy outcomes, such as preeclampsia and fetal or neonatal death.

Sotagliflozin Reduced MACE Risk in Patients With and Without Prior CVD, in New Analysis of SCORED Clinical Trial
April 05, 2022

ACC 2022: Updated findings further highlight benefit of sotagliflozin treatment in patients with T2D and CKD, regardless of cardiovascular disease presence.

New Study Found High Prevalence of Undiagnosed Cognitive Impairment After Myocardial Infarction
April 01, 2022

ACC 2022. Findings suggest that more attention to monitoring cognitive functioning after a myocardial infarction is needed.

Popular Hypertension-related Videos on TikTok Often Not Backed by Medical Literature, Found New Study
April 01, 2022

ACC 2022. Study assessed hypertension-related TikTok videos and found that 42% addressed alternative medicine, more than twice the number that focused on medical treatments.