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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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Pulmonary Embolism Risk Prediction in Postpartum Women

Pulmonary Embolism Risk Prediction in Postpartum Women

Certain risk scores may not be reliable for predicting the presence of a pulmonary embolism in pregnant or postpartum women.

After Cardiovascular Event, Depression Symptoms Increase Mortality Risk

After Cardiovascular Event, Depression Symptoms Increase Mortality Risk

Positive emotions and low levels of depression after a CVD event are associated with low risk for mortality.

CHD, MI Risk Predicted in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Biomarker Score

CHD, MI Risk Predicted in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Biomarker Score

Myocardial infarction and coronary heart disease may be predicted by multibiomarker disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Long-Term Cardiovascular Benefits Associated With Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors

Long-Term Cardiovascular Benefits Associated With Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors

Use of sodium-glucose cotransporter inhibitors resulted in significant reductions in hemoglobin A1c, fasting blood glucose, and body weight.

CVD Risk Attenuated With Greater Cardiorespiratory Fitness

CVD Risk Attenuated With Greater Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Increasing coronary artery calcium correlated with increased CVD events, whereas increasing cardiorespiratory fitness tended to correlate with decreased CVD events.

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Rheumatoid Arthritis With Diabetes

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Rheumatoid Arthritis With Diabetes

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes treated with abatacept may have a lower risk for myocardial infarction, stroke/transient ischemic attack, and coronary revascularization compared with tumor necrosis factor inhibitors.

Cardiovascular Medication Adherence Effectively Tracked With New Test

Cardiovascular Medication Adherence Effectively Tracked With New Test

Aegis Sciences announced the launch of KardiAssure, a first-of-its-kind urinalysis to help healthcare providers track cardiovascular medication adherence in their patients.

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.

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