Breastfeeding for >12 months was found to be associated with a reduced risk for hypertension and diabetes.
The rate of complications and in-hospital mortality was found to be high in patients undergoing transcutaneous lead extraction for implantable device-related infections.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have released an update to their 2018 guidelines for the early management of acute ischemic stroke.
For participants without atrial fibrillation, use of a smartwatch app can identify irregular pulse, which may indicate atrial fibrillation with high positive predictive value.
People who inject drugs (PWID) have shorter survival following cardiac surgery than non-PWID.
Patients within a well-organized, high-volume, urban ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction network were found to have comparable management and 1-year outcomes when admitted in a primary percutaneous coronary intervention center during on-hours or off-hours.
The NIH has announced a plan to enforce 12-year term limits for tenured laboratory and branch chiefs; however, such a limit has yet to be enacted in academic medicine.
The American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology (AHA/ACC) Task Force on Performance Measures released a guideline on clinical performance and quality measures for care of adult patients with hypertension.
Researchers assessed the demographics associated with the admission of acute myocardial infarction and evaluated the differences between rheumatoid arthritis and gout and osteoarthritis.
In patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging metrics are capable of identifying individuals at a low risk for 1-year mortality.
Researchers assessed randomized controlled trials to evaluate the impact of nurse practitioner-led cardiovascular care compared with another cardiovascular healthcare provider.
Patients admitted to the hospital for myocardial infarction with a known diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea were found to have improved in-hospital mortality.
Fresenius Kabi has announced the availability of Heparin Sodium Injection 5000 USP units per 0.5mL for anticoagulation.
This study assessed improvement in pulmonary vascular resistance and cardiac index in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension who rapidly inhale iloprost 2.5 ug via the Breelib™ nebulizer.
Vast majority of survey respondents believe regulatory burden is increasing.
Researchers evaluated whether cardiopulmonary exercise testing could improve the performance of the DETECT screening approach in systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Atrial fibrillation, left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), abnormal right ventricular function, and ventricular hypertrophy were found to be associated with a greater risk for aortic valve replacement (AVR), death, or hospitalization for heart failure in patients with moderate aortic stenosis, according to a study published in The American Journal of Cardiology. In this retrospective single-center study,…
Recent research indicates that disparities related to physician race or ethnicity, sex, or disability status may play a role in physician burnout.
Seriously ill Medicare enrollees experience considerable financial distress.
Natriuretic peptide-guided treatment may lower ventricular dysfunction and hospitalization in patients with cardiovascular risk factors but without heart failure.