Incidence of Cardiac Pathology Post-COVID in Pro Athletes < 1% Incidence of Cardiac Pathology Post-COVID in Pro Athletes < 1%
In a cohort of almost 800 professional athletes with previous COVID infection, routine return-to-play screening showed signs of inflammatory heart disease in only 5.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Carving Out a Niche for Low-Dose Edoxaban in Atrial Fibrillation Carving Out a Niche for Low-Dose Edoxaban in Atrial Fibrillation
The higher dose remains the standard, but a new ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 analysis puts the lower dose of the direct oral anticoagulation back in play.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

COVID-19: Antiplatelet Agents May Reduce Thrombotic Risk COVID-19: Antiplatelet Agents May Reduce Thrombotic Risk
Severe COVID-19 patients have sustained platelet activation, likely contributing to thrombotic issues seen with the infection. Antiplatelet therapy such as aspirin may be of benefit, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

AHA News: Bypass Surgery Turned Doctor From Couch Potato Into Mountain Climber
THURSDAY, March 4, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Because of the lack of oxygen at such lofty altitudes, Dr. Akil Taherbhai needed four hours to climb the last mile to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

COVID Leaves Most Pro Athletes With No Lasting Heart Damage: Study
THURSDAY, March 4, 2021 -- In some reassuring news for professional athletes, a new study finds very few develop inflammatory heart disease after being infected with COVID-19, and most can safely return to play. In fact, of nearly 800 professional... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. Hispanics at High Heart Disease Risk and Many Go Untreated: Report
THURSDAY, March 4, 2021 -- Even after suffering a stroke, many Hispanic Americans still have uncontrolled diabetes, high blood pressure or other conditions that raise their risk of a repeat one, a new study finds. The study involved 404 Hispanic... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Link between cardiovascular disease and the risk of falling: a comprehensive review of the evidence - Mikos M, Winnicki K, Henry BM, Sanchis-Gomar F.
Falls are associated with increased morbidity and mortality, rising hospital readmission rates, decreased patient independence, and strained healthcare resources. In aged populations and individuals with multimorbidity, cardiovascular conditions may contri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Stomach bloating warning: A bloated tummy could mean your heart is struggling
STOMACH bloating may be a warning sign of congestive heart failure - when the muscle is unable to effectively pump blood around the body. The progressive condition will eventually be fatal, which is why an early diagnosis might help prolong life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adrecizumab: an investigational agent for the biomarker-guided treatment of sepsis, Expert opinion on investigational drugs 30(2): 95-102
Sepsis is a major health problem with a high incidence and mortality. ADM, a free-circulating peptide mainly expressed and secreted by vascular endothelial cells, shows vasodilatory properties and causes hypotension when present in higher concentrations during sepsis. Areas covered : Adrecizumab (ADZ) (HAM 8101) is a humanized targeted therapy directed against the N-terminus of adrenomedullin (ADM). ADZ inhibits excessive circulating sepsis-induced ADM and stimulates protective effects on the endothelial barrier, and decreases interstitial vasodilatory effects. ADZ demonstrated a promising safety profile in healthy subject...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britain's Prince Philip undergoes procedure for heart condition
Prince Philip, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, underwent a medical procedure for a heart condition on Wednesday,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

12 tips for handling your first overnight call
A radiologist's first overnight call can prompt anxiety, but there are way...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS ends noncoverage of PET infection and inflammation 8 tips for putting transgender patients at ease in the radiology suite What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief Use of cardio CT, MRI increases, but remains fraction of heart imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Major cardiovascular risk factor rates are high in the U.S. Hispanic/Latino population
(American Heart Association) While most Hispanic/Latino people in the U.S. were aware of their cardiovascular risk factors, less than half of the adults in a study of stroke survivors had healthy blood pressure and cholesterol, and about half had healthy blood sugar levels.Targeted prevention programs may help Hispanic/Latino people avoid a second stroke and other events, especially among older adults, women, the uninsured and those born or living in the U.S. for more than 10 years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In professional athletes, heart risk after mild COVID-19 is very low, finds study
(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) A systematic screening program designed for athletes testing positive for COVID-19 has detected a low incidence of inflammatory heart disease, so far returning professional athletes safely to sport. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Prevalence of inflammatory heart disease among pro athletes with prior COVID-19 infection who received systematic return-to-play cardiac screening
In this study of return-to-play cardiac testing performed on 789 professional athletes with COVID-19 infection, imaging evidence of inflammatory heart disease that resulted in restriction from play was identified in five athletes (0.6%). No adverse cardiac events occurred in the athletes who underwent cardiac screening and resumed professional sports participation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Good Response Seen With HealthCare.gov Reopening
CMS figures show more than 206,000 people signed up for coverage from Feb. 15 to 28 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

AHA News: Calming Us Down or Revving Us Up, Music Can Be Good for the Heart
WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Stuck in traffic, with a nasty storm making a stressful commute even worse, Joanne Loewy reached for the car radio. " I felt my heartbeat rise, " said Loewy, director of the Louis... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

American Indians Have Highest Risk for Nonhemorrhagic Stroke
WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 -- American Indians have the highest risk for nonhemorrhagic stroke, in the presence or absence of atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a study published online March 2 in the Journal of the American Heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chancellor has ignored public service workers, says UNISON
Commenting on the Chancellor’s Budget statement today (Wednesday), UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “The chancellor had much to say on how to revive the economy but strangely silent on public services. “Workers and services at the heart of the country’s pandemic will be more concerned with what Rishi Sunak – so keen to stress his honest approach – didn’t announce today. “There was no extra money for a social care system on its knees. Staff are highly skilled but lowly paid and barely earn the legal minimum....
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 3, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release budget public services Source Type: news

County-Level Factors Affect Race/Ethnicity-Specific CVD Death
WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 -- The county-level factors associated with age-adjusted cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality vary by race/ethnicity, according to a study published online March 3 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Bongeka... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cochrane International Mobility - Carolina Severiche Mena
Cochrane is made up of  11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Getting involved in Cochrane ’s work means becoming part of a global community. TheCochrane International Mobility programme connects successful applicants with a placement in a host Cochrane Group, learning more about the production, use, and knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews. The prgramme offers opportunities fo...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 3, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Cardiac complications are common in COVID-19 cases
Patients with COVID-19 are frequently experiencing cardiac complications, includin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ziosoft software peers into COVID-19 organ damage Echocardiography shows range of COVID-19 heart injuries 15% of athletes have myocarditis after COVID-19 recovery Cardiac MRI shows myocarditis in athletes with COVID-19 COVID-19 patients at risk for heart complications (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AHA News: A New Heart at 18 Put Her on a New Path
Title: AHA News: A New Heart at 18 Put Her on a New PathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 3, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

' Rerouting' Brain Blood Flow: Old Technique Could Be New Advance Against Strokes
Title:'Rerouting'Brain Blood Flow: Old Technique Could Be New Advance Against StrokesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 3, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Association Between Baseline Insulin Treatment and CV Events Association Between Baseline Insulin Treatment and CV Events
How might the addition of new diabetes drugs impact the risk for cardiovascular events among patients receiving baseline insulin treatment?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pericardial injection effective, less invasive way to get regenerative therapies to heart
(North Carolina State University) Injecting hydrogels containing stem cell or exosome therapeutics directly into the pericardial cavity could be a less invasive, less costly, and more effective means of treating cardiac injury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Accelerating gains in abdominal fat during menopause tied to heart disease risk
(University of Pittsburgh) Women who experience an accelerated accumulation of abdominal fat during menopause are at greater risk of heart disease, even if their weight stays steady, according to a new analysis. The study--based on a quarter century of data collected on hundreds of women--indicates that measuring waist circumference during preventive health care appointments for midlife women could be a better early indicator of heart disease risk than weight or BMI. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Delirium Common, Costly After Mitral, Tricuspid Valve Repair Delirium Common, Costly After Mitral, Tricuspid Valve Repair
The incidence was similar to that seen after transcatheter aortic valve replacement and, likewise, associated with worse outcomes in a cohort of elderly patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Brain's Metabolic Run-up to Dementia Directly Linked to HTN Brain's Metabolic Run-up to Dementia Directly Linked to HTN
Hypoperfusion by PET imaging in brain regions linked to cognitive function were independently related to preclinical carotid disease and CV risk score, particularly the hypertension component.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Pandemic ’s Impact on Global CO2 Emissions Didn’t Last Very Long
It’s awfully hard to find any upside in a global pandemic that’s sickened nearly 115 million people and killed more than 2.5 million. But throughout 2020, there was some good news buried in the bad concerning that other great infirmity: the sickly state of the earthly climate. When economies are booming and people are moving, greenhouse gasses soar. It follows then that economic slowdowns and global lockdowns would lead energy use and greenhouses gas emissions to plummet—and they did. At least, at first. ( function() { var func = function() { var iframe = document.getElementById('wpcom-ifra...
Source: TIME: Science - March 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized climate change COVID-19 Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Taste changes are a telltale side effect of taking statins
STATINS are a powerful weapon in the fight against high cholesterol levels - a precursor to heart disease. The cholesterol drug can cause a number of side effects, such as altered taste. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: A New Heart at 18 Put Her on a New Path
TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Jill Hollander was 9 when, during a visit to her cardiologist with her parents, he asked her to step outside so he could speak alone with her parents. Nonsense, she thought. " I want to be... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Have Major ECG Abnormalities Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Have Major ECG Abnormalities
Major ECG abnormalities were found in 13% of 8000 unselected patients with type 2 diabetes in a Dutch cohort. Hypertension, male sex, older age, and higher levels of A1C were linked with ECG abnormality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

BP at Midlife: Preterm Birth and Offspring Size as Predictors BP at Midlife: Preterm Birth and Offspring Size as Predictors
A reproductive factor can be a window into a woman's future cardiovascular health.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Harry and Meghan Begged to Delay Oprah Broadcast While Prince Philip Is Gravely Ill
Prince Philip’s transfer to a specialist heart hospital has stoked fears the 99-year-old could be close to dying. Should Harry and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil variant symptoms: High temperature, cough and loss of smell and taste are symptoms
BRAZIL variant symptoms: Latest concerning reports have warned of the Brazil variant making its way through the UK. The variant has three main symptoms to look out for, warns the British Heart Foundation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI can help radiologists find, classify rib fractures on CT
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can give radiologists a boost in performanc...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can predict need for steroid treatments in COVID-19 patients AI predicts cardiovascular risk on routine chest CT Use cases expand, solidify for AI across subspecialties 3D printing bolsters surgery for multiple rib fractures ISCT: Should CT be first for evaluating chest trauma? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study Debunks Notion That Statin Meds Trigger Muscle Aches
Title: Study Debunks Notion That Statin Meds Trigger Muscle AchesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

' Telestroke' Care at Hospitals Is Boosting Patient Outcomes
Title:'Telestroke'Care at Hospitals Is Boosting Patient OutcomesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Are the Fastest Ways to Treat Angina?
Title: What Are the Fastest Ways to Treat Angina?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Are the Signs Your Blood Pressure Is Too High?
Title: What Are the Signs Your Blood Pressure Is Too High?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Foods Can I Eat to Lower My Blood Pressure Immediately?
Title: What Foods Can I Eat to Lower My Blood Pressure Immediately?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA News: Which Blood Pressure Number Matters Most Might Depend on Your Age
Title: AHA News: Which Blood Pressure Number Matters Most Might Depend on Your AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - March 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Africa: Baby Infected With Coronavirus in the Womb - New Study
[The Conversation Africa] A pregnant woman with suspected COVID-19 was rushed by ambulance to Sk åne University Hospital, in Malmo, Sweden, suffering from sudden severe abdominal pain. The doctors noticed that the unborn infant had an abnormally low heart rate, which can be a sign that the baby is not getting enough oxygen. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

High fat diets may over-activate destructive heart disease protein
(University of Reading) Consumption of a high fat diet may be activating a response in the heart that is causing destructive growth and lead to greater risk of heart attacks, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 2, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Shimmer launches Pulse+ the first line extension for its Verisense < sup > ® < /sup > wearable sensing platform for clinical trials
(Rana Healthcare Solutions LLC) Shimmer Research, a global leader in wearable technology for research applications, introduces Verisense ® Pulse+, a new sensor for its patent-pending Verisense platform, which was designed from the ground up to meet the needs of clinical trials and remote patient research. Verisense Pulse+ provides photoplethysmogram, galvanic skin response, and an inertial measurement unit. The Verisense platform can now measure clinical trial participants' heart rate, oxygen saturation and emotional responses in addition to activity and sleep levels. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 can kill heart muscle cells, interfere with contraction
(Washington University School of Medicine) A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis provides evidence that COVID-19 patients' heart damage is caused by the virus invading and replicating inside heart muscle cells, leading to cell death and interfering with heart muscle contraction. The researchers used stem cells to engineer heart tissue that models the human infection and could help in studying the disease and developing possible therapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study Debunks Notion That Statin Meds Trigger Muscle Aches
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Ketone Supplementation: A Novel Intervention for CVD? Ketone Supplementation: A Novel Intervention for CVD?
Ketone bodies may provide protection against CVD, but the ketogenic diet might not be practical. Nutraceutical supplementation with ketone bodies could be an alternative, a new review suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 1, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High Glycemic Index Diet May Up Risk for CV Disease, Death
MONDAY, March 1, 2021 -- Diets with a high glycemic index are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease and death, according to a study conducted on five continents published online Feb. 24 in the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High blood pressure: High-flavanol diet shown to reduce high blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure is a precursor to heart disease so it's vital to keep it in check. Fortunately, you can lower your reading by making simple dietary adjustments. Evidence recommends a high-flavanol diet - what to eat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news