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Number of Hospitalizations for Heart Failure Declining

June 28, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. But blacks still face far greater odds than whites, researchers find Read article


Review Links Conjugated Linoleic Acid Supplementation to CRP

June 23, 2017 Increase in serum C-reactive protein concentration following supplementation with CLA

Occupation Tied to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency

June 22, 2017 Findings may help target health promotion and preventive efforts, researchers say

1991-2014 Saw Minimal Change in Health Spending Per State

June 22, 2017 Recession and recovery, implementation of health reform impacted health care coverage

Clonal Hematopoiesis Linked to Coronary Heart Disease

June 22, 2017 CHIP linked to coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction in humans; atherosclerosis in mice

Adjusted One-Year Mortality Similar for On-, Off-Label TAVR

June 21, 2017 Increased 30-day adverse cardiovascular events for hospitals in highest tertile of off-label use

Early Loop Diuretic Tx Tied to Lower Mortality in Heart Failure

June 21, 2017 Early-treatment group had significantly lower in-hospital mortality even after adjustment

Education Can Promote Self-Management in CVD Conditions

June 21, 2017 Most effective interventions are tailored to individual patient needs, use multiple components

More Americans Using High-Doses of Vitamin D Supplementation

June 20, 2017 Study finds more people are taking doses higher than recommended daily allowance

Age a Factor in Patients Leaving Hospital Against Medical Advice

June 20, 2017 Race/ethnicity and poverty are more pronounced as risk factors for DAMA in elderly inpatients

Embolic Protection Device Useful Post Carotid Artery Stenting

June 20, 2017 Reduced risks for in-hospital stroke or death, major stroke or death, and stroke in carotid stenosis

Risk of Cardiovascular Events Similar With, Without Diabetes

June 20, 2017 Patients with versus without diabetes, without CAD, were more often treated with statins and aspirin

VKA Monotherapy Linked to Reduced MI, Stroke Risk in A-Fib

June 19, 2017 Vitamin K antagonist + acetylsalicylic acid dual therapy associated with increased bleeding risk

Horseback Riding May Improve Function in Late-Phase Stroke

June 16, 2017 Music-and-rhythm therapy also shown to help improve balance and memory

Replacing Saturated Fats With Healthy Fats Lowers CVD Risk

June 16, 2017 Healthy fats can help reduce risk of cardiovascular disease as effectively as statins, researchers say

Risk Factors Explain Most Heart Failure Risk in Incident A-Fib

June 16, 2017 Four modifiable factors account for most of the population attributable risk of heart failure in women