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Many Doctors Misinformed About Nicotine's Risks
Less than one-third of doctors correctly agree that nicotine directly contributed to birth defects
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Better Cardiovascular Health Linked to Lower Incident HTN
Each 1-point increase on the Life's Simple 7 score linked to 6 percent lower risk for incident HTN
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Factor V Activity Significantly Increased in Severe COVID-19
Rates of DVT/PE significantly higher for patients with COVID-19 and elevated factor V activity
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

BP Control Down in the United States From 2013-2014 to 2017-2018
BP control, awareness, treatment down in adults aged 40 to 59 years from 2009-2012 to 2015-2018
Monday, September 14, 2020

NIH Launches Clinical Trials of Antithrombotics for COVID-19
Adaptive design allows evaluation of various doses, types of blood thinners in outpatients, inpatients
Monday, September 14, 2020

Some Doctors Not Following Guidelines for Diagnosing HTN
Most providers rely on clinic BP measurements; almost all use clinic BP threshold of 140/90 mm Hg
Friday, September 11, 2020

CDC: Nearly 800 U.S. Children Have Developed COVID-19-Related Condition
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children also associated with 16 deaths reported in 42 states
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Widespread Avoidance of Medical Care Found Due to COVID-19 Concerns
Prevalence of care avoidance higher for caregivers, those with underlying conditions, disabilities
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Early Body Mass Index Tied to Cardiometabolic Risk at Age 11 to 12
Obese children also have higher outcome pulse wave velocity, carotid intima-media thickness
Thursday, September 3, 2020

VA/DoD Issue Guideline for Diagnosis, Management of HTN
Measurement of BP; target treatment goals; nonpharmacologic, pharmacologic therapy discussed
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

ADA Updates Guideline for Pharmacotherapy of T2DM
Metformin preferred as initial agent; early combined therapy can extend time to treatment failure
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

In-Hospital Heart Failure Deaths Down With Routine Vaccinations
Patients with heart failure receiving flu, pneumonia vaccinations have lower in-hospital mortality
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Long-Term Follow-Up Reported for BP Telemonitoring Program
Over five years, reduced cardiovascular disease events led to cost savings of $1,900 per patient
Monday, August 31, 2020

Losing Weight Before Midlife Cuts Mortality Risk
Risk lower for those who dropped from obese to overweight versus those who remained obese
Friday, August 28, 2020

Mortality, Intubation Rates Lower With Anticoagulation in COVID-19
Thromboembolic disease that was not suspected clinically identified in 42 percent of autopsies
Friday, August 28, 2020

Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Worse Outcomes in COVID-19
Higher risk for death seen among mostly Black adults with MetS hospitalized for COVID-19 in New Orleans
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Admissions for Stroke, TIA Down Early in COVID-19 Pandemic
Emergency department stroke alerts decreased, and stroke severity as measured by NIHSS increased
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Heart Events Observed for ~12 Percent of Adults Hospitalized With Flu
Acute heart failure and acute ischemic heart disease are most common cardiovascular events
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

RAAS Inhibitors May Benefit HTN Patients With COVID-19
Risk for death, death/critical outcomes lower with use of RAAS inhibitors for hypertension
Monday, August 24, 2020

Poll: More Older Adults Using Telehealth During Pandemic
Comfort level with technology and telehealth visits increasing, but some concerns persist
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Homelessness Tied to Higher Readmission Rates
Readmission rates higher across most common reasons for hospitalizations, but rates vary across states
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

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