Cardiovascular Disease

Omega-3s, Vitamin D Fail to Prevent Incident Atrial Fibrillation
November 13, 2020

AHA 2020: Daily supplementation with 2000 IU of vitamin D3/day and/or 840 mg omega-3 fatty acids/day did not reduce or increase risk of incident atrial fibrillation.

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.

Survival Associated with Healthy Lifestyle Even with Multiple Meds on Board
November 11, 2020

AHA 2020 Virtual Scientific Sessions: Healthy lifestyle habits are inversely associated with-all cause mortality, study authors found.

PREVIEW of AHA 2020 Scientific Sessions: Late-breaking Science, Days 4 and 5
November 10, 2020

Preview days 4 and 5 of the American Heart Association 2020 live late-breaking science sessions. Decide what you need to watch and when.

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.

Ticagrelor Wins Label Expansion to Reduce Risk of Recurrent Stroke, TIA
November 06, 2020

FDA approval is based on results of the phase III THALES trial, in which DAPT with ticagrelor and aspirin for 30 days reduced the rate of stroke and death by 17% vs aspirin alone.

November 06, 2020

Obesity, a complex chronic disease in itself, underlies many of the fatal cardiac and cardiometabolic diseases of the 21st century. Find a wide collection of expert guidance in this collection.

Pharmacotherapy for Obesity Should Begin in Primary Care
November 05, 2020

Video: Obesity expert Dr Louis Aronne outlines the role of medication in obesity treatment and says primary care is absolutely the place to begin.

November 04, 2020

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