HF Med Cornucopia Center Stage in Upcoming ESC Guideline: Preview HF Med Cornucopia Center Stage in Upcoming ESC Guideline: Preview
It has a simple answer to a seemingly complex issue: how to merge the newly approved with mainstay drug therapies. And it conditionally OKs meds in a group long without guideline-directed options.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Pfizer, Moderna to Expand Vaccine Studies in Young Children
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- Pfizer and Moderna are expanding trials of their COVID-19 vaccines in children ages 5 to 11 years to more closely measure the risk for heart inflammation and other rare side effects that occurred in teens and young adults... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Inequalities Found With U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act Requirement
Women disproportionately excluded in minimum hours requirement; tenure requirement excludes Blacks, indigenous, multiracial workers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Two fruits that can be a ‘dangerous mix’ if you’re taking statins
THE BENEFITS of taking statins overwhelmingly outweigh the risks posed by potential side effects, research suggests. Yet, the cholesterol-lowering drugs can interact with certain foods, making side effects more likely. According to the American Heart Association , two fruits can be a "dangerous mix" if you're taking statins. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Determined to Ignore the Warning Signs, He's Put That Same Determination Into Heart Attack Recovery
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Last summer, Don Teigen noticed he lacked his usual energy. His ankles swelled so much they felt like cement blocks. Then there was his labored breathing. On walks with his wife, Julie,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The major warning sign ‘around your eyes’ - doctor's advice
CHOLESTEROL is a fatty substance that can clog up your arteries if you have too much of it circulating in your body. Although the condition is typically characterised by an absence of symptoms, a warning sign can show up "around your eyes", according to a consultant cardiologist. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cognitive Deficits Linked to CV Risk Factors in Diabetes Cognitive Deficits Linked to CV Risk Factors in Diabetes
Hyperlipidemia and hypertension, although not hyperglycemia, were associated with measurable cognitive impairment in patients who had had diabetes for an average of only 4 years, according to a substudy of the GRADE trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Direct Oral Anticoagulants: Competition Brought No Cost Relief Direct Oral Anticoagulants: Competition Brought No Cost Relief
Medicare Part D spending for oral anticoagulants has risen by almost 1,600% since 2011, while the number of users has increased by just 95%, according to a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

The Heat Is On: Staying Safe When Temperatures Soar
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Diabetes, Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Moderate Drinking Protective After MI, Stroke in'Flawed' Study Moderate Drinking Protective After MI, Stroke in'Flawed' Study
Light to moderate alcohol intake might protect against repeat CVD events, although flaws in the analysis preclude any firm conclusions, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

~40 Percent of Incident Heart Failure Diagnoses Occur in Acute Care
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- A considerable proportion of first heart failure diagnoses occur in the acute care setting, but many patients have potential symptoms in the six months prior to diagnosis, according to a study published online July 27 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Severe COVID for People Under 45: Who's Most at Risk?
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- Young people aren't immune from severe COVID-19, and a new study warns that some are more at risk than others. Folks under 45 have more than triple the risk for severe COVID-19 if they have cancer or heart disease, or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Understanding heart rate reactions to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans: a naturalistic study - Sadeghi M, Sasangohar F, McDonald AD, Hegde S.
OBJECTIVE: We collected naturalistic heart rate data from veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to investigate the effects of various factors on heart rate. BACKGROUND: PTSD is prevalent among combat veterans in the United S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Planned complex suicide involving combined drug intoxication and femoral catheterization - P élissier-Alicot AL, Deveaux M, Sastre C, Baillif-Couniou V, Christia MA, Champeaux-Fesquet C, Léonetti G.
Complex planned suicide is characterized by the simultaneous use of two or more methods to ensure that death occurs even if one method fails. The authors present an original combination of two self-killing methods. A 42-year-old cardiologist, with a major ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sports safety matting diminishes cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality and increases rescuer perceived exertion - Kingston T, Tiller NB, Partington E, Ahmed M, Jones G, Johnson MI, Callender NA.
OBJECTIVES: Compliant surfaces beneath a casualty diminish the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in clinical environments. To examine this issue in a sporting environment, we assessed chest compression quality and rescuer exertion upon complia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Food-related choking among older adults - Fukuda M, Nabeta M, Uzu H, Takasu O.
We report the case of an 83-year-old male who choked while eating and was transferred to an emergency department in a state of cardiac arrest. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation was successfully performed immediately after removing the fore... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Envenoming by king cobras (Ophiophagus hannah) in Vietnam with cardiac complications and necrotizing fasciitis - Le HQ, Thuy Nguyen NT, Anh Vo TN, Van Nguyen T, Ngoc Do KT, Chi Ho TT, Nguyen SN, Phan XT, Minh Nguyen DL, Kieu DN, Ngo HD, Warrell DA.
King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) bite is well-known for its potentially fatal neurotoxicity. However, fatalities still occur, despite specific antivenom and respiratory support. Cardiovascular disturbances, which have attracted little attention in published... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

MicroPort(R) Cardiac Rhythm Management Business Announces US$150 Million Series C Investment
SHANGHAI, July 27, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MicroPort Scientific Corporation ("MicroPort®") announced that MicroPort Cardiac Rhythm Management Limited ("MicroPort® CRM"), which is MicroPort®'s subsi... Devices, Cardiology, Venture Capital MicroPort Scientific, MicroPort CRM, pacemaker, defibrillator (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes Duration Linked to Increasing Heart Failure Risk Diabetes Duration Linked to Increasing Heart Failure Risk
The longer a person has diabetes, the greater their risk for also developing heart failure, according to an analysis of nearly 10,000 US adults followed for close to 23 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pfizer, Moderna to Expand Vaccine Studies in Young Children
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- Pfizer and Moderna are expanding trials of their COVID-19 vaccines in children ages 5 to 11, to more closely measure the risk of heart inflammation and other rare side effects that occurred in teens and young adults who... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Women's Heart Health Tied to Multiple Pregnancy Complications Women's Heart Health Tied to Multiple Pregnancy Complications
A dose-dependent association was found in a national study and highlights the need to make preconception care a public health priority, observers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

UCLA Health hospitals rank No. 1 in L.A. and state, No. 3 in nation
UCLA Health hospitals  are No. 1 in both Los Angeles and California and rose to No. 3 nationally in an annual evaluation published today by U.S. News& World Report. It is the first time UCLA Health has been ranked so highly nationally while also holding the top positions in both the city and the state.UCLA Health once again earned a coveted spot on thenational honor roll, which names only the 20 hospitals that provide the highest-quality care across a wide range of procedures and conditions.UCLA Health earnedtop 10 rankings in 12 specialties: diabetes and endocrinology (3), gastroenterology/gastrointestinal s...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Moderate alcohol intake linked to lower heart attack risk, study says
Drinking a bottle or two of wine a week may be associated with decreased risk of heart attack, stroke, angina or death among those with cardiovascular disease, according to a study published Monday in BMC Medicine. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The guilt-free guide to enjoying red meat: Balance benefits and drawbacks of your favourite foods
Whether it's a tasty Sunday roast or a juicy BBQ banger, red meat has long been at the heart of the British diet - and for many people, it is the true star of any meal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Inflammatory, Cardiac Manifestations of MIS - C Resolve
Most inflammatory markers normalized by one to four weeks; however, elevated double - negative T cells seen in 92 percent at one to four months (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 26, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Cancer Therapy and Myocardial Dysfunction: 5 Things to Know Cancer Therapy and Myocardial Dysfunction: 5 Things to Know
An expert overview of some key aspects to preventing, monitoring, and managing cardiac dysfunction related to cancer therapy.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Landmark study finds one in two hospitalised COVID-19 patients develop a complication, NIHR
A large-scale, NIHR-supported observational study published in The Lancet has found that one in two people hospitalised with COVID-19 during the first phase of the pandemic developed at least one health complication as a result of the viral infection. The ISARIC/CO-CIN study is the most comprehensive of its kind - and the first to systematically assess a range of in-hospital complications and their associations with age, sex and ethnicity - and their outcomes for the patients. The researchers assessed more than 70,000 hospitalised adult patients in the UK hospitalised with severe COVID-19 disease between January and Augu...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Boomer's Plea: Get Vaccinated, Millennials A Boomer's Plea: Get Vaccinated, Millennials
Why is the generation bent on changing the world reluctant to get vaccinated against COVID-19?Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Blog Source Type: news

ARBs Equal ACE Inhibitors for Hypertension, but Better Tolerated ARBs Equal ACE Inhibitors for Hypertension, but Better Tolerated
Although ACE inhibitors are more commonly prescribed, new findings from almost 3 million patients support starting with ARBs as first-time treatment for hypertension.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA News: Olympians Push the Physical Limits of Humankind, But What Limits Humans?
MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- " Faster, higher, stronger " is the Olympic motto – and what every athlete at the Tokyo Games will be striving for. But just how much a human can accomplish is determined by many factors,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Alabama doctor's heart-wrenching story about young, dying covid patients "begging to be vaccinated" turns out to be a complete fabrication
(Natural News) A hospital physician from Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama recently penned a heart-wrenching story on social media about young, healthy patients dying from covid, begging her for vaccines. The alleged doctor, Brytney Cobia, says she holds their hand and tells them, “I’m sorry, but it’s too late” – before intubating them into... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Severe Sleep Apnea Could Damage Key Blood Vessels
MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Severe sleep apnea is associated with major changes in key arteries and could speed up vascular aging, according to new research. The study published Monday in the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medtronic Launches Newest-Generation Drug Coated Balloon Catheter in Europe for Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
Medtronic Prevail DCB™ Designed to Treat Complex Lesions with Superior Deliverability, Rapid Absorption of Paclitaxel DUBLIN, July 26, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology,... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology, Regulatory Medtronic, Prevail DCB, percutaneous coronary intervention (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Atrial Fibrillation, A Common Heart Problem That ’s Easy to Miss
About three million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with A-fib, a heart-rhythm abnormality that ’s on the rise. Here’s how to recognize the signs and treat it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Preventive Medicine Content Type: Service Heart Tests (Medical) Source Type: news

3D liver segmentation detects fatty liver on cardiac CT
A 3D liver segmentation method can be utilized to rapidly diagnose and measur...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Plaque burden predicts higher risk for heart disease patients AI automatically quantifies plaque on CCTA How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected CT CAC testing? AI assesses atherosclerosis, morphology in NSTEMI patients CT, ultrasound provide chance for fatty liver disease screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AHA News: Severe Sleep Apnea Could Damage Key Blood Vessels
Title: AHA News: Severe Sleep Apnea Could Damage Key Blood VesselsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The Struggle Towards a Universal Definition of Heart Failure The Struggle Towards a Universal Definition of Heart Failure
A universal definition of heart failure based on the determination of circulating natriuretic peptide levels remains controversial.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Non-adherence to Thromboprophylaxis Guidelines in AF Non-adherence to Thromboprophylaxis Guidelines in AF
How prevalent is non-adherence to thromboprophylaxis guidelines in AF? This review details the global extent of this problem and explores factors which may influence guideline non-adherence.American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The subtle warning sign on your lips that indicates a heart attack
A HEART attack is a life-threatening emergency whereby supply of blood to part of the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot. Responding promptly to symptoms can be the difference between life and death. A lesser-known warning sign can surface on your lips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The purple drink that ‘significantly’ lowers high blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can hike your risk of serious cardiovascular problems so it is vital to reverse a high reading. According to research, a purple drink "significantly" lowers a high blood pressure reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burn-induced cardiac dysfunction: a  brief review and long-term consequences for cardiologists in clinical practice - Krbcová Moudrá V, Zajicek R, Bakalář B, Bednář F.
BACKGROUND: Severe burn injury is a specific type of trauma, which induces a unique complex of responses in the body and leads to an extreme increase in stress hormones and proinflammatory cytokines. These hypermetabolic and stress responses are desirable ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Epidemiology pattern of traumatic injuries of adults older than 15 years in Kashan, Iran: a population-based study in 2018-2019 - Sehat Z, Fakharian E, Sehat M, Omidi A.
BACKGROUND: Trauma is the first leading cause of death and disability in the active population in developing countries. In Iran, traumatic injuries are the second leading cause of death after cardiovascular disease and also the leading cause of years of li... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: How dangerous is a 'mild heart attack'? Signs to spot
A MILD heart attack is "a BIG deal", Dr Joseph Campbell emphasised. Known in the medical world as a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction , such an event can - and does - harm the heartbreating muscle. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeff Bezos ’s vision of life among the stars won’t mend a broken world
The Amazon founder returned to Earth last week with a pledge to help save the planet, but technology alone is not the answerSoJeff Bezos made it safely back to the universe that most of us lesser mortals inhabit. He graciously thanked his Amazon employees and customers (that ’s you and me, folks) who made the realisation of his childhoodStar Trek dreams possible. “I want to thank every Amazon employee and every Amazon customerbecause you guys paid for this, ” he said. “Seriously, for every Amazon customer out there and every employee thank you from the bottom of my heart very much. It’s very a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: John Naughton Tags: Jeff Bezos Technology Richard Branson Business Space Science Elon Musk Source Type: news

How to live longer: The hot drink shown to offer protection against leading cause of death
CARDIOVASCULAR disease remains the biggest obstacle to longevity worldwide, killing millions of people every year. Fortunately, the risk is entirely modifiable and a hot beverage has been shown to help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disparities Seen for Racial, Ethnic Minorities in Outpatient Practices
Visit rates lower for Black individuals versus Whites for 23 of 29 specialties, with marked disparities for dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Source Type: news

In Sickness and in Health: Spouses Can Share Cardiac Event Risk In Sickness and in Health: Spouses Can Share Cardiac Event Risk
A married person's CV history may predict future cardiac events in the spouse, possibly because the two tend to share lifestyle risk factors. But the effect wasn't seen for both men and women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 24, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Risk Factors ID ’ d for VTE, ASCVD in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease increased twofold after unprovoked VTE in rheumatoid arthritis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Back pain or pain in the left side of chest could indicate high levels
HIGH cholesterol can be a precursor for a person having a heart attack hence the importance of spotting the early warning signs. Pain in either of these body regions could be an indicator not to ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jul 23 2021 This Week in Cardiology Jul 23 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19 messaging, coffee, CTA and statins, and Watchman problems are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news