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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.

Role of Race and Ethnicity in Cardiovascular Health

Role of Race and Ethnicity in Cardiovascular Health

Experts weigh in on how to improve racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular health.

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Factors Associated With Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Spondyloarthritis Without Overt CVD

Factors Associated With Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Spondyloarthritis Without Overt CVD

Certain factors have been associated with accelerated atherosclerosis in spondyloarthritis without overt cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular Risk Examined in HIV-Positive Premenopausal Women

Cardiovascular Risk Examined in HIV-Positive Premenopausal Women

Traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease are linked to a higher risk of heart disease in HIV-positive premenopausal women than HIV itself.

Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Still Key for People With RA

Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Still Key for People With RA

Knowledge regarding the impact of various risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) events is essential for the establishment of individualized risk evaluation and prevention.

Hypertension During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Future CVD

Hypertension During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Future CVD

Women who experience gestational hypertension are at a greater risk for future hypertension and ischemic heart disease compared with women who have preeclampsia.

Arterial Stiffness May Be Linked to E-Cigarettes With Nicotine Exposure

Arterial Stiffness May Be Linked to E-Cigarettes With Nicotine Exposure

E-cigarettes with nicotine may be linked to arterial stiffening, which can increase the risk for heart attack and stroke.

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk for CVD Postpartum

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk for CVD Postpartum

Women with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and hypertension postpartum.

High- vs Low-Risk Obstructive Sleep Apnea Leads to Longer Hospitalizations

High- vs Low-Risk Obstructive Sleep Apnea Leads to Longer Hospitalizations

Patients with high-risk obstructive sleep apnea are almost 4 times more likely to have postoperative complications vs patients with low-risk obstructive sleep apnea.

Heart Failure, Arrhythmia Risk Increased With Zoledronic Acid

Heart Failure, Arrhythmia Risk Increased With Zoledronic Acid

Patients treated with zoledronic acid had a higher risk for atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias as well as heart failure vs untreated patients.

Hypercoagulability in Sleep Apnea Can Increase Risk for CV Complications

Hypercoagulability in Sleep Apnea Can Increase Risk for CV Complications

People with obstructive sleep apnea could have a higher risk for hypercoagulability.

Liraglutide Receives FDA Approval For MACE Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes

Liraglutide Receives FDA Approval For MACE Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes

Liraglutide has received approval by the US Food and Drug Administration for a new indication to reduce the risk of MACE in type 2 diabetes patients.

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