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AHA: Supervised Exercise Ups 6-Minute Walking Distance in PAD

November 16, 2017. 12:00 PM CST. But no improvement seen with branulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor Read article

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AHA: Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Up for Young With Diabetes

November 13, 2017 Increased risk seen for both all-cause mortality, sudden cardiac death in young people with diabetes

AHA: Program Cuts Heart Failure Readmits But May Up Mortality

November 13, 2017 Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program tied to drop in heart failure readmissions at 30 days, 1 year

AHA: Cardiac Troponin I IDs Low Risk of MI, Cardiac Death

November 13, 2017 In suspected ACS, high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I concentration <5 ng/mL IDs those at low risk

AHA: In Cardiac Sx, Restrictive Red-Cell Transfusion Noninferior

November 13, 2017 Restrictive threshold noninferior to liberal threshold for patients with moderate, high risk of death

Yoga Plus Aerobics Beneficial in Coronary Heart Disease

October 20, 2017 Greater improvement in CHD risk factors for combined intervention versus either alone

Urinary [TIMP-2]*[IGFBP7] May Predict AKI After Heart Surgery

October 05, 2017 Elevated levels of the two proteins can predict risk of acute kidney injury

AHA: Multifaceted Intervention Improves BP Control

September 18, 2017 Increase in BP control from 65.6% to 74.8%, with significant increase in control in 12 of 16 practices

AHA: Target Organ Damage From HTN Also Seen in Teenagers

September 18, 2017 Sixteen percent of teenagers had left ventricular hypertrophy with SBP below the 95th percentile

AHA: Home BP Monitoring Down for Those Without Partners

September 18, 2017 Having, being aware of/treated for hypertension linked to increased frequency of home BP monitoring

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