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Sudden Death in Young Athletes: Screening, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Sudden Death in Young Athletes: Screening, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Evaluating screening and prevention for sudden death in young athletes.

Reducing Neurologic Damage After Stroke With Ischemic Preconditioning

Reducing Neurologic Damage After Stroke With Ischemic Preconditioning

Ischemic preconditioning may provide neuroprotective effects that reduce stroke infarct size and improve recovery times.

Cardiovascular Disease Risks With Fertility Treatment: What We Know

Cardiovascular Disease Risks With Fertility Treatment: What We Know

The underlying cause of infertility is a major variable in confirming the link between fertility treatment and cardiovascular disease.

Benefits of Inpatient Smoking Cessation Therapy Post-Myocardial Infarction

Benefits of Inpatient Smoking Cessation Therapy Post-Myocardial Infarction

Hospitals may be missing opportunities to start tobacco use treatment immediately after myocardial infarction.

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: Expert Opinion

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: Expert Opinion

In a meta-analysis of cross-sex hormone therapy use in transgender individuals, researchers found that transgender women may have a greater risk for CVD mortality vs cisgender women in the general population.

Pulmonary Complications After Noncardiac Surgery Ameliorated By Pulmonary Rehab

Pulmonary Complications After Noncardiac Surgery Ameliorated By Pulmonary Rehab

The risk of perioperative complications is increased by many factors in patients undergoing thoracic surgery.

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Changes, Challenges, and Clinician Perspectives

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Changes, Challenges, and Clinician Perspectives

An overview of cardiac rehabilitation use plus interviews with Monica Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FACC, FASE and with Jonathan Ledyard, MS, RCEP.

Atrial Fibrillation: Updates in Screening, Surgical Ablation, and Anticoagulation Use

Atrial Fibrillation: Updates in Screening, Surgical Ablation, and Anticoagulation Use

Anticoagulation under- and overdoing can be problematic in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Fasting vs Nonfasting Lipid Values and Cardiovascular Risk: Q&A With Advisory Board Member, Eliot Brinton, MD

Fasting vs Nonfasting Lipid Values and Cardiovascular Risk: Q&A With Advisory Board Member, Eliot Brinton, MD

Eliot Brinton, MD, FAHA, FNLA, president and director of the Utah Lipid Center, discusses the benefits of fasting lipid profiles in predicting cardiovascular risk.

Does Moderate Alcohol Consumption Have a Role in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention?

Does Moderate Alcohol Consumption Have a Role in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention?

The effects of alcohol consumption on cardiovascular disease were explored in a population-based study.

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Clopidogrel Tablets Recalled Due to Mislabeling

Clopidogrel Tablets Recalled Due to Mislabeling

One lot of clopidogrel, a platelet inhibitor, has been recalled due to mislabeling.

Cardiovascular Events and Mortality With GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Cardiovascular Events and Mortality With GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists can reduce major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Using Monetary Incentives to Encourage Smoking Cessation

Using Monetary Incentives to Encourage Smoking Cessation

Abstinence-contingent incentives improved smoking cessation outcomes among economically disadvantaged smokers with mental illness.

Smoke-Free Ordinances Lower Lung Cancer Risk

Smoke-Free Ordinances Lower Lung Cancer Risk

Smoke-free ordinances may reduce the number of lung cancer cases.

Cardiovascular Outcomes With Insulin-Induced Weight Gain in T2D

Cardiovascular Outcomes With Insulin-Induced Weight Gain in T2D

Weight gain associated with insulin therapy is not associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes.

Flu Vaccine Refusal Leads to Terminations

Flu Vaccine Refusal Leads to Terminations

Several employees fired from a Minnesota-based hospital chain for refusing to receive the flu vaccine.

FDA Alert: Febuxostat May Increase Heart-Related Deaths

FDA Alert: Febuxostat May Increase Heart-Related Deaths

FDA released a safety alert that gout medication shows increased risk for heart-related death.

Carotid Plaque, Vascular Disease Event Risk Increase With HIV

Carotid Plaque, Vascular Disease Event Risk Increase With HIV

Findings show that HIV status was associated with an increased rate of incidental carotid plaque, noncalcified plaque, and high-risk plaque.

FDA Safety Alert: Biotin Interferes With Cardiac Troponin Results

FDA Safety Alert: Biotin Interferes With Cardiac Troponin Results

FDA releases safety alert that biotin can significantly interfere with certain lab tests and cause incorrect results which may go undetected.

Chronic Pain Linked to Impaired Cardiovascular Regulation

Chronic Pain Linked to Impaired Cardiovascular Regulation

Comorbid hypertension may be mediated by reduced heart rate variability and spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity in patients with chronic pain.

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