Rivaroxaban Might Not Add Much to Post-CABG Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- Nonsignificant signal for fewer MACE seen in COMPASS substudy (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

This is How Much Daily Fiber to Eat for Better Health
(MedPage Today) -- More appears better in meta-analysis -- as in more than 30 g/day (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Ejection Fraction and Beyond
(MedPage Today) -- Andrew Perry, MD, interviews John Gorcsan III, MD (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 13, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

EDCs in Floss; Fosamax Lawsuit; Coke's Influence in China
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Emotional Benefit for Involving Partner in Diabetes Intervention
(MedPage Today) -- When partners were involved, people with diabetes also saw blood pressure benefit (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Transdermal HRT: Best Bet for Lower VTE Risk
(MedPage Today) -- No added risk for clotting seen with patches, gel, or subcutaneous formulas in British database (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 9, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Machine Matches Docs for Arrhythmia Detection
(MedPage Today) -- Investigators said rare instances of VT misclassification were'very reasonable'(Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 9, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Fibrinolytic No Help for Microvascular Obstruction in PCI
(MedPage Today) -- Low-dose alteplase flops in T-TIME trial (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 9, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Imaging for Structural Heart Disease Gets New Appropriate Use Ratings
(MedPage Today) -- New guideline favors conventional TTE as first test (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Don't Dismiss High Troponin Without Classical MI
(MedPage Today) -- May still reflect real heart injury (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 7, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Praluent Delivers CV Event Prevention in ODYSSEY
(MedPage Today) -- Second PCSK9 outcomes trial comes out like FOURIER -- but with mortality reduction (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 7, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

New Competitor for Apple Watch ECG; Andexxa Cleared; Sugar Substitutes
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 7, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

2018 Landmark Cardiology Trials, in Graphic Form
(MedPage Today) -- Six trials that will influence practice and research for years to come (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Low-Risk Afib Often Doesn't Stay That Way
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers advocate periodic assessment for anticoagulation (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Best Diets Ranked; Egg a Day for Diabetes?
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Docs' Risk From Patients' Obesity; ViV on Stentless Aortic Valves; Sapien 3 Ultra OK'd
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Gender Gaps Persist for Out-of-Hospital MI, Cardiac Arrest (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Women were slower to seek medical care and received slightly less urgent prehospital care (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 2, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Apple Watch ECG Launched, but Questions Remain
(MedPage Today) -- It's early days for both real-world results and trial findings (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Sulfonylureas, Basal Insulins Tied to Increased CV Risk in T2D (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Newer agents and TZDs appear safer than older drugs in second-line for CV health (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Menopause: Is Underused Vaginal Estrogen Safe? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Low-dose, vaginal estrogen not tied to negative health, data from Nurses'Health Study show (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Low Platelet Counts No Obstacle to PCI Outcomes?
(MedPage Today) -- Chinese study finds it common, not associated with longer-term risk (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Some Second-Line T2D Options Linked With CV Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study reported higher risk with sulfonylureas and basal insulin (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 21, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Beta Cell Regeneration; Essure's Afterlife; T2D and Erectile Dysfunction
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 21, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

TAVR in Cancer; Delirium $$; Fewer Strokes With Transradial PCI
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 20, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Vaginal Estrogen Not Tied to Added Heart, Cancer Risks
(MedPage Today) -- Study looked at 18 years of data on postmenopausal women (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 20, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Meds Beat Exercise for BP Reduction
(MedPage Today) -- But meta-analysis finds benefits from both (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 20, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

TAVR Not Thwarted by Very Low LVEF, Lack of Contractile Reserve
(MedPage Today) -- These factors didn't lessen benefit in a registry study (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Active Vitamin D No Help for CV Events in Select CKD Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Oral alfacalcidol flops in dialysis patients without secondary hyperparathyroidism (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Reassuring VTE Data for Xeljanz
(MedPage Today) -- No significant difference in risk compared with TNF inhibition in rheumatoid arthritis (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The Best Cardiovascular Drug Many Physicians Won ’t Prescribe
(MedPage Today) -- Milton Packer describes the rise and fall of one of our most effective medicines (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Gender Gap Seen in Prehospital Urgency for MI, Cardiac Arrest
(MedPage Today) -- Swiss and U.S. studies show disparities persist (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 18, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Europe Pulls Fish Oil Indication; Alexa for BP Checks; FDA's Nasty Letter to Sartan Maker
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 17, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Getting Patients to Yes to Cardiac Rehab
(MedPage Today) -- Andrew Perry, MD, interviews Linda Peterson, MD (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Getting Patients to Yes on Cardiac Rehab
(MedPage Today) -- Andrew Perry, MD, interviews Linda Peterson, MD (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Lower Stroke Rates Dissipate Earlier for African-American Women (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- From ages 65 to 74, black women show same stroke risk as their male counterparts (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

BNP in Silent Stenosis; Arterial Inflammation; Wireless Clot Passage
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Public Still Suspicious of Metabolic Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Half of people surveyed said procedures were mainly cosmetic (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 12, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

EHR Alerts Can Cut Telemetry Overuse
(MedPage Today) -- Simple intervention cut monitoring time by 17% in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 12, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Study Pinpoints Factors Tied to Aggressive SCC After Transplant (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Look for anatomical site, tumor diameter, perineural invasion, among other signs (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 11, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Apixaban Curbs VTEs in Cancer Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- This first-of-its-kind Canadian randomized, risk-stratified AVERT trial, showed an approach for safely preventing blood clots (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 10, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

PCI in Cancer; Beta-Blocker Prophylaxis; Stress Echo Predicts Cancer Deaths
(MedPage Today) -- Updates on the latest advances in cardio-oncology (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 10, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

IVC Filter Use May Be Deadly in Older PE Survivors
(MedPage Today) -- Mortality risk more than doubled in one statistical analysis (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 10, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

PCSK9 CRISPR Worries; Xeno Hearts; the Clot That Went Viral
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 10, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Oversleeping May Up Heart Disease, Death Risks (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Multinational PURE study presents new analyses of sleep patterns (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 9, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

PPIs Cut Upper GI Bleeds From Anticoagulants
(MedPage Today) -- Bleeding risk was highest with rivaroxaban, lowest with apixaban (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 9, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Prophylaxis May Cut Cardiotoxicity Risk in HER+ Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Clear benefit for anthracycline treatment, not trastuzumab (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 9, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Higher-Quality SAVR, TAVR Go Hand in Hand
(MedPage Today) -- Medicare data suggest centers better at surgery also cath with lower risk (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Regular Exercise Benefits Breast Cancer Survivors Post-Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Improves cardiac function, helps in weight reduction (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Visual Guide to AVERT's VTE Prevention in Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Apixaban effective against important chemotherapy side effect (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

NOAC Prevents VTE During Chemotherapy
(MedPage Today) -- AVERT trial shows significant reduction driven by less pulmonary embolism (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news