Some cardiovascular medications are prescribed to women less often than men according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Gretchen Cuda Kroen
Over the last several months during the pandemic, emergency room physicians have seen a curious phenomenon – far fewer patients presenting with myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, and other emergency conditions.
Researchers from UVA Health have recently published a paper with the intent on educating emergency room physicians about the cardiac complications of COVID-19.
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is offering eight Grants for the Women Transforming Leadership Programme. The executive education programme, which till take place from October 5-9 2020, is run by the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford (UK).
A recent metanalysis by researchers from Trinity College Dublin indicates an association between low circulating levels of vitamin D and mortality from COVID-19, and has doctors calling the government to increase the recommended daily intake for vitamin D across the continent.
Computer learning algorithms can now learn to distinguish different types of blood clots based on what caused them, says a new study.
Obesity, type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure may prematurely age arteries , according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Researchers from the Mount Sinai COVID Informatics Center report improved survival rates in COVID patients treated with anticoagulants. Results of the study demonstrated that hospitalized COVID-19 patients treated with anticoagulants had improved outcomes both in and out of the intensive care unit setting, without a significant difference in bleeding.
Two journals have simultaneously published a set of international guidelines to help physicians around the world treat their hypertensive patients.
A 17-year-old teen went to the ED after suffering his second syncopal episode in the last 6 months. He had shrugged off the first episode as not eating enough before a jog, but this time he hadn’t been doing anything active and his parents witnessed the syncope and what appeared to be a seizure. He reported that he had been feeling heart palpitations prior to the event. Further blood tests showed hypokalemia.