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ADA: Canagliflozin Tied to Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Events

June 13, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Lower risk versus placebo for patients with type 2 diabetes and high cardiovascular risk Read article


‘Healthy’ Obese Still at Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

May 17, 2017 Study of 3.5 million people shows 'healthy' obese at higher risk than the general population

Anticoagulation May Help Prevent Dementia in A-Fib Patients

May 15, 2017 Dementia rates up with delays in anticoagulation treatment for atrial fibrillation

Novel Nasal Spray Successfully Treats Paroxysmal SVT

May 15, 2017 First nasal spray therapy successful in treating paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia

Leadless Pacemaker Feasible in Animal Models

May 15, 2017 Adequate LP performance, successful unidirectional communication between S-ICD and LP

Long Detection Programming Cuts Unnecessary Therapies

May 15, 2017 Findings among patients receiving single chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillators

Weekend Admissions for PCI Tied to Higher In-Hospital Mortality

May 12, 2017 Though low overall, the odds of dying double if procedure is done on Saturday or Sunday

Antioxidant Resveratrol May Help Reduce Arteriosclerosis in T2DM

May 05, 2017 SIRT1 gene activity increased slightly after resveratrol supplementation

Evidence Suggests Sodium Guidelines Are Misguided

April 25, 2017 Dietary sodium intake inversely associated with systolic, diastolic blood pressure in long term

Larger Women Have Nearly Three-Fold Higher Risk of A-Fib

April 11, 2017 Risk of atrial fibrillation rises along with body size, but remain low overall, researchers say

Trust, Communication Key to Optimal Heart Disease Care

April 04, 2017 These factors linked to patients' greater use of aspirin, statins, hypertension meds

No Hemodynamic Benefit With Levosimendan After Cardiac Sx

March 23, 2017 No decrease in 30-day mortality for patients undergoing hemodynamic support after cardiac sx

Intensive Strategy Addresses Hypoxemia After Cardiac Surgery

March 22, 2017 Intensive alveolar recruitment strategy linked to less severe pulmonary complications after cardiac sx

ACC: Rivaroxaban Beats Aspirin for Lower Risk of Recurrent VTE

March 20, 2017 Low dose cuts risk in equipoise for continued anticoagulation; rate of bleeding similar to aspirin

ACC: Guidelines Differ on Statin Eligibility for African-Americans

March 20, 2017 More African-Americans at high risk of CV events eligible for statin therapy under ACC/AHA guidelines

ACC: Meds Targeting PCSK9 Show Benefit for High-Risk Patients

March 17, 2017 Evolocumab and inclisiran inhibit proprotein convertase subtilisin-kexin type 9