Adults with migraine with aura were found at significantly greater risk for AF and those younger than age 55 years were particularly vulnerable, write Mayo Clinic investigators.
An aspirin deprescribing intervention at anticoagulation clinics led to a 50% reduction in use among patients with AF, VTE prescribed warfarin.
AHA Hypertension 2022: New research showed that hypertension medication adherence was nearly 76% in large urban areas and increased as population density decreased.
Abelacimab is a dual-acting, fully human monoclonal antibody that selectively targets both factor XI and factor XIa with high affinity.
AHA Hypertension 2022: Adoption of the DASH diet was found to prevent an estimated 16 000 CVD events among men and 11 000 among women with untreated stage 1 HTN.
AHA Hypertension 2022. Half of patients with newly elevated BP had white coat HTN yet some were diagnosed with HTN at next primary care visit, new study finds.
ESC 2022: SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines were not associated with an increased risk of worsening heart failure, venous thromboembolism, or myocarditis in a large Danish real-world study.
Regardless of where individuals live, they may benefit from blood pressure control programs that increase access to primary health care, study authors suggest.
Blood pressure-lowering therapy reduced the risk of major CV events in persons with and without type 2 diabetes, according to an individual participant-level data meta-analysis.
White coat and masked hypertension can be elusive and dangerous. Click through a topline look at recommendations from the 2017 ACC/AHA hypertension guidelines.