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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.

Dissecting the Latest Trends and Controversies in Cardiovascular Nutrition

Dissecting the Latest Trends and Controversies in Cardiovascular Nutrition

Recent evidence clearly indicates that patients should be eating whole foods rather than attempting to get vitamins and antioxidants from dietary supplements.

HIV Infection Associated With Elevated Cardiovascular Disease Risk

HIV Infection Associated With Elevated Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Those with HIV infection experience an elevated risk for CVD, potentially exacerbated by the use of certain antiretroviral therapies.

Expert Q&A: Association Between Cytomegalovirus and CVD in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Expert Q&A: Association Between Cytomegalovirus and CVD in Rheumatoid Arthritis

An interview with Florian Kern, PhD, from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in the UK, discussed the link between cytomegalovirus and cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Noncardiac Surgery Risk Stratification: Best Practices

Noncardiac Surgery Risk Stratification: Best Practices

Coronary angiography and revascularization use prior to noncardiac surgery continues to be debated.

Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis Clinical Practice Guidelines

Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis Clinical Practice Guidelines

New guidelines for dyslipidemia management and atherosclerosis prevention include a wider range of disease stages and more aggressive intervention.

Latest News

CV Events Reduced in SLE With Aspirin and Hydroxychloroquine

CV Events Reduced in SLE With Aspirin and Hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine in combination with low-dose asprin was protective against thrombosis in SLE.

Coronary Heart Disease Risk Higher With Unhealthy Plant Food Diet

Coronary Heart Disease Risk Higher With Unhealthy Plant Food Diet

Coronary heart disease risk may be increased in individuals who consume diets consisting of less healthy plant foods.

USPSTF Updated Guidelines on Behavioral Counseling for CVD Prevention, Plus Expert Interview

USPSTF Updated Guidelines on Behavioral Counseling for CVD Prevention, Plus Expert Interview

An overview of new USPSTF recommendations for behavioral lifestyle counseling for the prevention of cardiovascular disease plus an expert interview.

Self-Instructional Kiosk May Increase Training of Hands-Only CPR

Self-Instructional Kiosk May Increase Training of Hands-Only CPR

A self-instructional kiosk at a US airport revealed considerable public interest in learning Hands-Only CPR.

Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Improving the Risk Model

Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Improving the Risk Model

N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide showed the strongest association with heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Chronic Kidney Disease Benefits From Intensive Blood Pressure Reductions

Chronic Kidney Disease Benefits From Intensive Blood Pressure Reductions

Intensive systolic blood pressure reductions may reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Coronary Artery Disease-Related Death Increased With Opioid Use in COPD

Coronary Artery Disease-Related Death Increased With Opioid Use in COPD

Opioid use increases cardiac event risk in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Chronic Inflammatory Disorders Increase Cardiometabolic and Mortality Risks

Chronic Inflammatory Disorders Increase Cardiometabolic and Mortality Risks

The degree of risk for cardiometabolic events and all-cause mortality increased with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and corticosteroid drugs.

CVD Risk in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis May Be Linked to Vitamin D Levels

CVD Risk in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis May Be Linked to Vitamin D Levels

Serum Vitamin D levels are related to cholesterol levels and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Pulmonary Artery-to-Aorta Ratio May Predict Survival in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Artery-to-Aorta Ratio May Predict Survival in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary artery to aorta ratio measurement can effectively predict survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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