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Yoga Plus Aerobics Beneficial in Coronary Heart Disease

October 20, 2017. 12:00 PM CDT. Greater improvement in CHD risk factors for combined intervention versus either alone Read article

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Caffeine Tied to Lower Mortality in Women With Diabetes

September 14, 2017 Women who consumed caffeine from coffee had reduced risk of all-cause, cardiovascular deaths

BP, Heart Rate, Arterial Stiffness Up With E-Cigarettes

September 12, 2017 Significant increases seen in first 30 minutes after smoking electronic-cigarette containing nicotine

Addition of Exercise to Weight Loss Ups Mitochondrial Capacity

August 31, 2017 Improved mitochondrial respiratory capacity for older obese adults with weight loss + exercise

High Carb Intake Not Healthier for the Heart

August 30, 2017 High-carbohydrate diets common; more than half of study derived 70 percent of daily calories from carbs

CABG May Be Best for Multivessel Revascularization in T1DM

August 30, 2017 Increased risks of coronary heart disease mortality, MI, repeat revascularization with PCI

Anacetrapib Linked to Lower Incidence of Coronary Events

August 30, 2017 Lower incidence versus placebo for patients with atherosclerotic vascular dz receiving intensive statins

Oxygen Doesn’t Reduce Mortality in Suspected Acute MI

August 29, 2017 Routine use of supplemental oxygen does not reduce one-year all-cause mortality versus ambient air

Coffee Consumption Linked to Improved Longevity

August 29, 2017 Four cups a day could reduce risk by 64 percent, researchers say

ApoB Levels More Closely Tied to Reduced CVD Events Than LDL

August 29, 2017 Change in apoB levels may be better predictor of clinical response than LDL-C, HDL-C levels

Dual Therapy Noninferior to Triple Therapy for A-Fib With PCI

August 28, 2017 And lower risk of bleeding with dabigatran and P2Y12 inhibitor dual therapy versus triple therapy

No Reduction in Composite End Point for Bivalirudin in PCI

August 28, 2017 Patients receiving bivalirudin vs heparin saw no reduction in composite of death, MI, major bleeding

Incidence of Undiagnosed A-Fib May Be Substantial

August 28, 2017 In new study using insertable cardiac monitors, rate of AF detection was 40 percent at 30 months

Rivaroxaban Plus Aspirin Superior for Stable Atherosclerotic Disease

August 28, 2017 Primary outcome for fewer patients receiving rivaroxaban plus aspirin, but more major bleeding

Seeing Video of Self Struggling to Breathe Ups CPAP Adherence

July 25, 2017 Viewing the tapes helped convince patients to continue their sleep apnea treatment

AAIC: Mediterranean Diet May Help Preserve Cognitive Function

July 18, 2017 New studies suggest that adherence to better diet can improve brain function