Cardiology

 
Study: Women at Higher Risk vs Men for Heart Failure or Death After First Heart Attack
December 03, 2020

New research found women face a 20% increased risk of developing heart failure or dying within 5 years after their first heart attack vs men.

Black Patients Less Likely to Receive Treatment Intensification for BP Control
November 11, 2020

AHA 2020 Virtual Scientific Sessions: Nearly one-third of racial disparities in hypertension treatment may be linked to inequities in treatment intensification, study authors suggest.

Passive Smoke Exposure in Childhood May Cause Subclinical LV Dysfunction in Adults
November 11, 2020

AHA 2020 Virtual Scientific Sessions: Cumulative exposure, exposure intensity, and number of household smokers in childhood all impact adult heart function, study authors found.

AHA 2020 Scientific Sessions Preview: Late-breaking Science, Days 1, 2 and 3
November 10, 2020

What to watch during the AHA 2020 late-breaking science sessions? We break down the first 3 days of clinical trial presentations for you, here.

CLINICAL FOCUS COLLECTION: Preventive Cardiology
November 04, 2020

Preventive Cardiology Collection Table of Contents: Expert video interviews, short, clinical guideline-focused quizzes, facts at-a-glance slideshows, plus news.

Aspirin Reduces COVID-19 Mortality: Investigator's Insights
November 03, 2020

Dr Jonathan Chow reviews study findings that patients with COVID-19 taking low-dose aspirin had reduced risk for use of ICU, mechanical ventilation, and of death.

Continued Smoking from Young Age Increases Risk for Premature Death
October 29, 2020

Compared with never smokers, current smokers face nearly 3-times the risk of premature death from heart disease or stroke, according to a new study.

Primary Viewpoints Episode 4: Lp(a): The Next CVD Target?
October 29, 2020

Patrick Moriarty, MD, from the University of Kansas Medical Center, discusses the role of Lp(a) as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and the phase 3 trials of a potential treatment.

The Obesity Paradox: How Real is It?
October 29, 2020

Carl "Chip" Lavie, MD, author of the original book titled, "The Obesity Paradox" explains the paradox of metabolic health in the obese, how it wanes, and an essential element to maintain it.

4 Questions for PCPs on Prevention and Management of Cardiometabolic Diseases
October 28, 2020

Waist circumference measures, complementary antihypertensives, appropriate exercise levels for T2D patients--test what you know about cardiometabolic risk and management.