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Rates of Stress Cardiomyopathy Rising During COVID-19 Pandemic

July 09, 2020

New research from the Cleveland Clinic has uncovered a troubling trend related to stress from COVID-19 and cardiovascular health.

Hyung Chun, MD: Cause of Blood Clots in COVID-19

July 09, 2020

An associate professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine discusses the results of a study aimed at assessing the potential pathophysiology of COVID-19-associated blood clots.

Quitting Smoking Drastically Improves Survival After Heart Attack

July 08, 2020

An analysis of data from a pair of major hospitals in Massachusetts is detailing the impact smoking cessation can have on survival in young patients with myocardial infarction.

Statin Use in Elderly Linked to Decrease in Risk of Death, Cardiovascular Mortality

July 07, 2020

New research is detailing the impact of statin use for primary prevention in elderly patients free from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

Onset Timing, Severity of Menopausal Symptoms Help Predict Increased CVD Risk

July 07, 2020

A pooled analysis of 6 studies indicates both timing and increased severity of vasomotor menopausal symptoms could signal increased risk of cardiovascular disease events.

Black Patients at Greater Risk of MACE Following PCI

July 06, 2020

An analysis of 10 randomized clinical trials is shedding new light on the risk of MACE seen by Black patients following PCI versus risk among white counterparts.

Tirofiban Bests Cangrelor for Inhibiting Platelet Aggregation in FABOLUS-FASTER Study

June 30, 2020

Results of the FABOLUS-FASTER trial indicate tirofiban may be more effective than cangrelor in reducing risk of acute ischemic complications when used for bridging platelet inhibition in heart attack patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.

Image IQ: 13-Year-Old Complains of Abdominal Pain, Red Dots, and Overheating

June 30, 2020

How good are your diagnostic skills?  Test them here with this month's Visual Dx quiz!

Increased Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease Associated With Pre-Term Deliveries

June 29, 2020

New research from an analysis of the Swedish Medical Birth Registry suggests women experience preterm delivery were at an increased risk of developing ischemic heart disease later in life.

Rivaroxaban Post-Discharge Reduces Thromboembolic Events in Acutely Ill Patients

June 25, 2020

Results of an exploratory analysis of the phase 3 MARINER study indicates post-discharge prophylaxis with rivaroxaban (Xarelto) could reduce the risk of both fatal and major thromboembolic events in medically ill patients.