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

Covid has brought death and grief. But grief can keep lost loved ones alive in our hearts.
I’ve allowed myself to feel the pain of loss and I’ve come to learn that bereavement isn’t something to fear. If anything, it’s to be embraced. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Steven Petrow 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

Malawi: Tz Pros On Short Break As Covid-19 Hits Malawi
[Daily News] CORONAVIRUS scare has forced the Malawian Central Zone Basketball League (Cezobal) into a short break. Speaking to the 'Daily News on Saturday' from Malawi a Tanzania ace Amin Mkosa who plays for Brave hearts of Malawi said the league had been put to a break after just playing one match. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2021 Category: African Health 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

CLARIFY Confirms Meds, Watchful Waiting in Angina, Stable CAD CLARIFY Confirms Meds, Watchful Waiting in Angina, Stable CAD
Few cardiovascular events and favorable evolution of angina in most patients allows for a watchful waiting strategy before failure of medical management is declared, the authors say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Novocardia to acquire parts of First Coast Heart & Vascular Center, promises increased access to care
Novocardia, founded by two doctors, will acquire and manage the business operations of the area cardiovascular care provider. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Logan Moore Source Type: news

Risk Factors ID'd for VTE, ASCVD in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there are common risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), and the risk for ASCVD is increased after unprovoked VTE,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Meet the Patients Who Helped Run a Big Aspirin Trial Meet the Patients Who Helped Run a Big Aspirin Trial
WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA News: 7-Day-Old's Skin Felt Cold, She Wouldn't Eat and Cried in Agony. It Was Her Heart.
Title: AHA News: 7-Day-Old's Skin Felt Cold, She Wouldn't Eat and Cried in Agony. It Was Her Heart.Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Younger Adults With HIV Have Higher CVD Risk but Low ASCVD Scores Younger Adults With HIV Have Higher CVD Risk but Low ASCVD Scores
Even without traditional cardiovascular risks factors such as smoking and obesity, people under 40 with HIV have substantially higher CVD risks than the general public.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Cardihab, Baker Institute to study the effectiveness of digital health approaches to cardiac rehabilitation
They will highlight the application of digital cardiac rehabilitation in cardio-oncology. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 23, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet for heart health
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: 10 ways aerobic exercise can help you live longer and healthier
A well-rounded fitness routine contains several elements, including strength training, core exercises, balance training, and flexibility and stretching. The fifth element is aerobic fitness. Aerobic activity causes you to breathe faster and more deeply, which maximizes the amount of oxygen in your blood. Your heart will beat faster, which increases blood flow to your muscles and back to your lungs. The better your aerobic fitness, the more efficiently your heart, lungs and blood vessels transport oxygen throughout… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 23, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Biogen research chief says 'misinformation' is cause for controversy surrounding Alzheimer's drug
Biogen R&D chief says that misinformation is at the heart of the controversy surrounding Aduhelm, his companies newly approved Alzheimer's drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not enough seats': Buses leaving Texas border town packed with illegal migrants
Buses leaving the Texas city at the heart of the border crisis are struggling to keep up with business — because they’re full of illegal... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - July 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Rising Meth-related HF Admissions a'Crisis,' Costly for Society Rising Meth-related HF Admissions a'Crisis,' Costly for Society
' They're not going to die from it overnight, but it will damage the heart slowly,'a researcher said. Meth-related HF admissions exploded in the western US over a recent decade.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Can We Agree on a Universal Definition of Heart Failure? Can We Agree on a Universal Definition of Heart Failure?
Ileana Pi ña speaks with Professor Andrew Coats about the universal definition of heart failure and upcoming guidelines from the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

AHA News: 7-Day-Old's Skin Felt Cold, She Wouldn't Eat and Cried in Agony. It Was Her Heart.
THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Throughout Laney Lyon's 1-week birthday, small signs indicated something was wrong. She wasn't eating as much as usual. Her color seemed off. Her mom suspected jaundice and held Laney in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Plaque burden predicts higher risk for heart disease patients
Measuring arterial plaque with cardiac CT in addition to established tests fo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI automatically quantifies plaque on CCTA CT shines when it comes to COVID-19 risk stratification HeartFlow to go public in SPAC merger deal HIV-positive people have higher incidence of coronary plaque AI can automatically quantify atherosclerosis on CCTA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Stronger Hearts, Better Outcomes in Pregnancy: Study
THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 -- Thinking of starting a family? Start getting your heart in shape. New research suggests that how healthy a woman's heart is before conception affects outcomes in her pregnancy. Study author Dr. Sadiya Khan said the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eating Meat Raises Risk of Heart Disease: Study
Title: Eating Meat Raises Risk of Heart Disease: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 22, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Bidirectional impact of cardiovascular disease, cancer in Blacks focus of new AHA center
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Cardiovascular disease and cancer, the nation's top two killers, share common ground like obesity and chronic inflammation, as well as a disproportionate impact on Black Americans. A new American Heart Association-funded center at the Medical College of Georgia is working to better understand the bidirectional dynamic, including how to intervene when, for example, cancer treatment itself results in heart problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Soft skin patch could provide early warning for strokes, heart attacks
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego engineers developed a soft, stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through vessels deep inside the body. Such a device can make it easier to detect cardiovascular problems, like blockages in the arteries that could lead to strokes or heart attacks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ACC, ARMUS Corporation launch global initiative to improve heart care
(American College of Cardiology) The American College of Cardiology and ARMUS, a health care data management and data science services corporation, are collaborating to launch Global Quality Solutions, a new initiative to improve cardiovascular health at hospitals and health systems around the world through localized quality improvement initiatives. Global Quality Solutions is based on the foundation that quality improvement in cardiac care is seated in solid data collection, measurable outcomes, benchmarking, education and transparency. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Survival after cardiac arrest - Freiburg cardiovascular surgeons develop new technique
(University of Freiburg) German researchers have developed a novel therapeutic approach for resuscitation after cardiac arrest that allows much higher success rates than before - often without neurological complications / Study in Nature Reviews Neuroscience summarizes decisive factors / New „ heart-lung machine " makes clinical implementation possible. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cardio-cerebrovascular disease history complicates hematopoietic cell transplant outcomes
(Cactus Communications) Transplanting hematopoietic stem cells to treat cancers and other conditions carries with it the risk of developing cardio-cerebrovascular diseases (CCVD)--disorders affecting the blood vessels of the heart and brain. Although research on post-transplant CCVD is extensive, there is paucity of knowledge on the effects of pre-transplant CCVD on transplant outcomes. Now researchers in China suggest pre-transplant CCVD indirectly affects patient mortality and survival following transplant through their strong association with post-transplant CCVD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Does Coffee Make Your Heart Flutter? Does Coffee Make Your Heart Flutter?
Good news for coffee lovers: A new study provides reassurance that no long-term damage will come from partaking of your favorite drink.Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

No Increase in Risk With Dapagliflozin in Patients With Stage 4 CKD
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- For patients with stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD), a similar pattern of reduced kidney, cardiovascular, and mortality risks is seen with dapagliflozin versus placebo, with no evidence of increased risks, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PCI for ACS After TAVR Mostly Succeeds, Valve Choice May Matter PCI for ACS After TAVR Mostly Succeeds, Valve Choice May Matter
Overall, reaccess coronary angiography was successful in about 99% of cases with type of prosthesis identified as the most important variable in predicting success, according to researchers from Germany.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Vericiguat (Verquvo) Cleared for Heart Failure in Europe Vericiguat (Verquvo) Cleared for Heart Failure in Europe
Following recent approvals in the US and Japan, the European Commission approved the novel agent for select heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Protecting Medicare from government interference
For more than a decade,Medicare Part D has provided seniors and people with disabilities with affordable and comprehensive prescription medicine coverage. Several surveys show that more than 9 in 10 Part D enrollees are satisfied with their coverage, helping tens of millions of patients manage a number of chronic and life-threatening conditions, including diabetes, mental illness, cancer and heart disease. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Gabby Migliara Tags: Part D Medicare Proactive Agenda Source Type: news

Analysis Supports CAC for Personalizing Statin Use Analysis Supports CAC for Personalizing Statin Use
In patients with intermediate risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease along with risk-enhancing factors, coronary artery calcium scoring may help calculate their need for statin therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

' New' Natriuretic Peptide Shows Unique Biomarker Potential'New' Natriuretic Peptide Shows Unique Biomarker Potential
With at least one practical advantage over other natriuretic peptide biomarkers, CNP is being explored as a predictor of cardiac and renal risk and as a treatment target.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Farewell CKMB: ESC Study Group on Cardiac Biomarkers Farewell CKMB: ESC Study Group on Cardiac Biomarkers
The ESC Biomarker Study Group of the Association for Acute Cardiovascular Care explains why CKMB should be eliminated as a biomarker for evaluating patients with cardiovascular disease.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Eating Meat Raises Risk of Heart Disease: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- Eating beef, lamb, pork and processed meats spells trouble for your heart, and the more you eat, the worse it gets, new research warns. The meta-analysis -- an overview of data from a large number of studies -- included... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Increasing Physical Activity After ICD Implantation May Cut Deaths
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- For Medicare beneficiaries with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), physical activity (PA) is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality, according to a study published online July 21 in Circulation:... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Even Limited Breastfeeding May Lower Child Blood Pressure
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- Any breastfeeding, including early limited breastfeeding, is associated with lower blood pressure at age 3 years, according to a study published online July 21 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Noting... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news