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Globally, Women Less Likely to Develop Heart Disease Than Men
Rates of primary prevention higher in women, but secondary prevention efforts higher in men
Friday, May 29, 2020

VA Slashes Use of Hydroxychloroquine to Treat COVID-19 Patients
Prescribing reduced to just three prescriptions in the last week as new research highlights possible dangers
Friday, May 29, 2020

Tooth Loss More Prevalent in Adults With Chronic Disease
Prevalence of edentulism, severe tooth loss ≥50 percent higher for adults with RA, asthma, diabetes
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Spirituality May Have Protective Effect on QOL for Stroke Survivors
Spirituality may moderate link between care partner depressive symptoms and survivor psychological QOL
Thursday, May 28, 2020

9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019
Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured
Thursday, May 28, 2020

CV Toxicity Tied to Azithromycin and/or Hydroxychloroquine
Risk increased for prolonged QT and/or ventricular tachycardia, including torsades de pointes
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services
Wide regional variation seen for availability of telehealth outpatient visits, tele-ICU services
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

WHO Suspends Testing of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Patients
In light of recent findings, hydroxychloroquine arm of WHO global study paused temporarily
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Hydroxychloroquine Plus Macrolides No Benefit in COVID-19
Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine with or without macrolides linked to in-hospital mortality, arrhythmia
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Cardiac Decompensation Seen in Children Following COVID-19
Cardiac decompensation occurred in conjunction with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in some children
Friday, May 22, 2020

Rate of Stroke Low in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19
Cryptogenic strokes more common, mortality higher in COVID-19 patients than in controls with stroke
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Global Practice Guidelines Issued by International Society of Hypertension
Optimal, essential recommendations presented for lifestyle interventions, therapy in adults with HTN
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Higher Intake of Whole-Fat Dairy May Cut Metabolic Syndrome Risk
Similar associations found for hypertension, diabetes in large multinational cohort study
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
Authors say increasing investment in primary care could slow future health care spending growth
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
About 45 weeks needed to clear surgery backlog if countries up surgical volume by 20 percent later
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Fruit-, Veggie-Rich Diet May Soon Lower Markers for Cardiac Injury
Healthy eating during eight weeks tied to lower levels of markers for subclinical cardiac damage, strain
Monday, May 18, 2020

Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
One in 10 physicians worldwide report seeing at least one case of COVID-19 reinfection
Monday, May 18, 2020

Intensive Blood Pressure Control Tied to Lower Atrial Fibrillation Risk
Lowering systolic BP to <120 mm Hg lowers risk by 26 percent
Friday, May 15, 2020

Kawasaki-Like Disease Incidence Up After Start of SARS-CoV-2
Children diagnosed after start of SARS-CoV-2 were older, had higher rate of cardiac involvement
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Guidance Issued for Acute Large Vessel CVA During COVID-19 Pandemic
Recommendations relate to prehospital care, pre-, intra-, postthrombectomy care
Thursday, May 14, 2020

COVID-19 Fatality Rate High for Heart Transplant Recipients
Of 28 infected HT recipients, 79 percent admitted for treatment, 25 percent needed mechanical ventilation
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Increase Risk for CVD in Women
Risk for CVD, revascularization, stroke increased for women consuming one or more SSB/day
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

USPSTF Urges Behavioral Counseling for Those With CVD Risk
Moderate net benefit observed for behavioral health interventions on CVD risk in adults at increased risk
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Thigh Circumference Tied to Hypertension Risk
Larger thighs tied to lower risk for hypertension in overweight, obese Chinese population
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Severe Illness Reported in Some Children With COVID-19
83 percent of children admitted to 46 participating PICUs had significant preexisting comorbidities
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Incidence of Psych Morbidity Up With Spinal Cord Injury
Prevalence of all chronic diseases, chronic disease multimorbidity also up with SCI except for HIV/AIDS
Friday, May 8, 2020

CDC: Prevalence of Hypertension Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
HTN prevalence varied from 18.0 to 55.0 percent across counties; med use also higher in rural areas
Friday, May 8, 2020

Link Found Between Body Size in Childhood, Later Life Disease
Larger genetically predicted body size in childhood link to later CAD, T2DM due to large adult body size
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Cardio-Obstetrics Team Key to Managing CVD in Pregnancy
Cardio-obstetrics team should review maternal cardiovascular risk, obstetric risk, fetal risk, outcomes
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Race and Income Influence Risk for Severe COVID-19
Higher risk seen for black and American Indian versus white adults, for those living in low-income households
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

ACE Inhibitors, ARBs Not Linked to Risk for COVID-19
And, not one of five classes of anti-HTN meds linked to increased likelihood of positive COVID-19 test
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Sleep Apnea Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels Among Blacks
Authors call for more sleep apnea screening in high-risk groups
Monday, May 4, 2020

Evolocumab Does Not Impact Cognition in Atherosclerotic CVD
Adding evolocumab to maximally tolerated statin therapy did not affect patient-reported cognition
Monday, May 4, 2020

Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Ups Risk for QTc Prolongation
Concurrent treatment with azithromycin linked to greater changes in corrected QT interval
Monday, May 4, 2020


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