NTIBIOTIC PRESCRIBING

An analysis of more than 1.1 million urgent care encounters in a large health care network revealed an “intense” variation in their...

NEUROSTIMULATION REDUCES OCULAR PAIN, DRYNESS

SAN FRANCISCO -Noninvasive internasal neurostimulation with TrueTear increased tear volume as well as reduced ocular dryness and pain...

 
 
 

GENETIC VARIANT THAT CAUSES VEGETABLES TO TASTE BITTER MAKES HEART-HEALTHY DIET CHALLENGING FOR SOME

PHILADELPHIA - People with a gene variant that makes certain vegetables taste bitter had lower vegetable intake compared with people...

COMPLETE OCT: NEARLY HALF OF PATIENTS WITH OBSTRUCTIVE NONCULPRIT LESIONS HAVE VULNERABLE PLAQUE

PHILADELPHIA - In an OCT substudy of the COMPLETE trial, researchers determined that 47% of patients had obstructive nonculprit lesions...

 
 
 

DAPA-HF: DAPAGLIFLOZIN'S HF BENEFITS CONSISTENT REGARDLESS OF AGE, SYMPTOM SEVERITY

PHILADELPHIA - Treatment with the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin reduced risk for CV death and worsening HF across a broad spectrum...

STRYKER REPORTS INCREASE IN SALES AND ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE FOR THIRD-QUARTER 2019 RESULTS

Stryker reported its third-quarter operating results for 2019. “We delivered another strong quarter of results, with organic sales...

 
 
 

PARAGON-HF: SACUBITRIL/VALSARTAN BENEFIT IN HFPEF MOST PROMINENT IN WOMEN, LOWER EF

PHILADELPHIA - Sacubitril/valsartan reduced the risk for HF hospitalization more in women compared with men, and the overall benefit...

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE EXAMINING ECGS MAY PREDICT MORTALITY, AF

PHILADELPHIA - Deep neural networks identified potential adverse outcomes and atrial fibrillation from 12-lead ECGs that were originally...

 
 
 

HEART-HEALTHY PREGNANCY IMPROVES FUTURE CV HEALTH IN CHILDREN

PHILADELPHIA - A new study highlights an independent association between maternal CV health during the third trimester and subsequent...

TWILIGHT-ACS: TICAGRELOR MONOTHERAPY BENEFICIAL IN PCI FOR ACS

PHILADELPHIA - Among patients with ACS who underwent PCI, ticagrelor monotherapy reduced bleeding risk compared with dual antiplatelet...

 
 
 

GALILEO: RIVAROXABAN RAISES DEATH, THROMBOTIC, BLEEDING RISK VS. ANTIPLATELET THERAPY AFTER TAVR

PHILADELPHIA - Among patients who underwent successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement and were not on chronic oral anticoagulation,...

VIDEO: STRATEGIST CONSIDERS PROS, CONS OF PRIVATE EQUITY

NEW YORK - At the Open Your Eyes to Private Equity meeting preceding OSN New York 2019, Shareef Mahdavi, president of SM2 Strategic,...

 
 
 

ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY CANCER CENTERS PRESENTS INNOVATOR AWARDS

The Association of Community Cancer Centers presented its ACCC Innovator Awards to seven member programs. The awards recognize innovative...

TWICE-YEARLY INCLISIRAN CUTS LDL IN ASCVD PATIENTS

PHILADELPHIA - New data on inclisiran, an investigational cholesterol-lowering therapy in the small-interfering RNA class, demonstrate...

 
 
 

MARVEL 2: ATRIAL SENSING ALGORITHM WITH LEADLESS PACEMAKER BOOSTS ATRIOVENTRICULAR SYNCHRONY

PHILADELPHIA - Accelerometer-based atrial sensing with a novel, enhanced, automated algorithm in patients with atrioventricular block...

ISCHEMIA: INVASIVE STRATEGY, MEDICAL THERAPY YIELD SIMILAR CV OUTCOMES IN STABLE ISCHEMIA

PHILADELPHIA - In stable patients with moderate or severe ischemia, an invasive strategy and a conservative strategy of optimal medical...

 
 
 

DAPAGLIFLOZIN CONFERS CONSISTENT BENEFIT IN HF WITHOUT DIABETES: DAPA-HF

PHILADELPHIA - New analyses of the DAPA-HF trial suggest that the benefits of the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin extend beyond its effects...

IN ACS, PATIENTS WITH SYMPTOMATIC HIV LESS LIKELY TO UNDERGO INVASIVE CV PROCEDURES

PHILADELPHIA - Among patients with ACS, patients with symptomatic HIV appear to be less aggressively treated with diagnostic catheterization,...

 
 
 

GENETIC VARIANTS MAY IDENTIFY PATIENTS AT RISK FOR SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH

PHILADELPHIA - Gene sequencing was used to identify a subset of patients with sudden cardiac death through pathogenic or likely pathogenic...

COLCOT: LOW-DOSE COLCHICINE REDUCES CV RISK AFTER MI

PHILADELPHIA - Adults with a recent MI were less likely to experience an ischemic CV event over 2 years when assigned the anti-inflammatory...

 
 
 



Omega-3 may Protect Against Heart Disease-related Death

Omega-3 may Protect Against Heart Disease-related Death

Consuming omega-3 supplements daily may protect against diseases, especially when it comes to heart health, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Clearing Damaged Cells Out of the Body may Help Heal Diabetics' Blood Vessels

Clearing Damaged Cells Out of the Body may Help Heal Diabetics' Blood Vessels

Ramping up one of the body's waste disposal system, called autophagy, can help heal the blood vessels of diabetics, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Intermittent Fasting Associated With Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization...

Intermittent Fasting Associated With Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization Patients

In cardiac catheterization patients, intermittent fasting increases longevity, stated new research. Read more ...

Pregnancy-associated Heart Disease: New Insights

Pregnancy-associated Heart Disease: New Insights

Early diagnosis of pregnancy-associated heart disease is linked to better outcomes, said new research. Read more ...

4 Natural ways to get rid of keto breath

4 Natural ways to get rid of keto breath

The ketogenic diet, also known as the keto diet, has surged in popularity in recent years due to its ability to help people lose weight faster. This particular diet involves... Read more ...

HIV Infection Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

HIV Infection Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

Living with HIV with detectable virus was linked to a larger effect on QT interval variation than any other cardiovascular disease risk factor included in the study, except for... Read more ...

New Way in Which Insulin Interacts With Its Receptor Discovered

New Way in Which Insulin Interacts With Its Receptor Discovered

Using a powerful technique known as cryo-electron microscopy, the researchers obtain a detailed 3D picture of the insulin receptor ectodomain bound to insulin. Read more ...

18 Healthy Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make in Your Instant Pot

18 Healthy Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make in Your Instant Pot

Meal prep can help keep you on track with your goals , in addition to saving you money, but if the idea of carving out hours on Sunday to cook a week's worth of meals sounds... Read more ...

Day-glo dye helps surgeons to trace the trickiest tumours

Day-glo dye helps surgeons to trace the trickiest tumours

British doctors are using the substance to help identify a type of cancer called sarcomas, which affect thousands every year. The new technique could spare some patients limb... Read more ...

Mother of premature twins claims the stronger boy saved his brothers life...

Mother of premature twins claims the stronger boy saved his brothers life with a CUDDLE

Hannah Zimunya, 28, from Wrexham, North Wales, was told to prepare for the worst when she gave birth to Dylan and Deiniol last October. She claims a cuddle from Dylan saved... Read more ...