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Obesity Bigger Afib Risk Factor in Men than Women (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Men develop arrhythmia a decade earlier on average than women (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 17, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Once-Daily Oral GLP-1 Comparable to Once-Weekly Injections (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Phase II study reported similar HbA1c reductions and weight loss (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 17, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

TAVR Speeds Downward Spiral in Advanced CKD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers pin down apparent'tipping point'in outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 16, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Frailty Says Something About Surgical Risk -- But It's'A Moving Target' (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study affirms link to complications but resurfaces qualms over measurement (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap: A Win For Alprostadil in CIN; Bleeding Scales Inadequate
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

No Risk for CVD, Ca With Vaginal Estrogen Use (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Findings were similar among those with or without hysterectomy (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Child Obesity Rise; Mitochondrial CV Risk; HTN Disparity in Pregnancy
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Anti-VEGF Therapy Slows High-Risk Retinopathy
(MedPage Today) -- Two-step improvement in three fourths of patients (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Development of Once Promising CETP Inhibitor Stopped
(MedPage Today) -- Despite positive results in the REVEAL trial anacetrapib is dead (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 12, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Patients Saying No to Cardiac Rehab Could Settle for Tai Chi
(MedPage Today) -- For some patients, a more acceptable form of exercise after MI (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Patients Saying No to Cardiac Rehab Could Choose Tai Chi
(MedPage Today) -- For some patients, a more acceptable form of exercise after MI (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

A Patient's Journey: Learning to Eat Right
(MedPage Today) -- If'all disease is inflammatory'is diet the first line of defense? (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Patient Care vs Primary Care: Is There a Problem Here?
(MedPage Today) -- Milton Packer asks: What about the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Top Apps
(MedPage Today) -- Pediatric resuscitation, diabetes, and radiology apps make the cut (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 10, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Study: ICD Therapy Effective in Brugada Syndrome Long-Term (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk of inappropriate shocks and other events significant, however (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 10, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

CV Involvement Common in IgG4 Disease (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Periaortitis or periarteritis present in more than one-third of patients (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 10, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Ups and Downs of Marriage Reflected in Men's CV Risk Factors
(MedPage Today) -- LDL, blood pressure, and BMI swing slightly with relationship quality (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 10, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What's Left on the Horizon From First-Gen Absorb BVS?
(MedPage Today) -- The device went bust, but there's still data coming (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 9, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

HTN More Likely with Subclinical Primary Aldosteronism
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study supports broader spectrum of problem-renin levels (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 9, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Longer Psoriasis Duration May Mean Higher CVD Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Effect size'similar to that of smoking'(Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 9, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Malaria Drugs for CV Prevention; The Ross Long Term; Stent Retriever Use Rising
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 6, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Kidneys Donated after Circulatory Death Underused in the U.S. (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- One-fifth of DCD donor kidneys were discarded (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 5, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap: Same-Day Discharge for Elderly; Persistent PH After TAVR
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 5, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Return to Work After MI Doesn't Always Last (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- One in four end up leaving jobs during the year following a heart attack (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 4, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Routine Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: One Yea, One Nay
(MedPage Today) -- Two clinicians look to CREST 2 for more answers (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 4, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

If Bedside Nursing Is Dead, Then What Is Nursing?
(MedPage Today) -- In this Revolution and Revelation, Milton Packer calls for return to old-school nursing (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 4, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Abortion Bill Passes House; Gunshot Injuries Seldom Seen; The Dream Workout
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 4, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Promising Therapies for Diabetic Eye Disease on the Way: Ophthalmology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, strategies for preventing tractional retinal detachment (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 3, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

CV Outcomes Trials for Diabetes Drugs Soon to Run Out
(MedPage Today) -- But FDA might revise mandate to a more useful one, says Rury Holman (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 3, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Tool Assesses HF Mortality Risk in Emergency Department
(MedPage Today) -- Next step is to rigorously test recent proliferation of risk scores (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 3, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Statin Users at Lower NOAC Bleeding Risk? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Taiwanese study points to some unexpected associations (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 3, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Surgery Bests Transcatheter Repair for Paravalvular Leaks (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But higher technical success comes at the cost of more in-hospital adverse events (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 2, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Breakfast-Eaters Have Less Atherosclerosis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Skimpy, skipped breakfasts associated with plaque in Spanish study (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 2, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Tx Feasible So Far, But Results So-So (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But are operators using the right endpoints and definitions of success? (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 2, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Vancomycin-TZP Combo Linked to AKI Risk in Kids (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk increased more than threefold compared with other antibiotic combinations (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 2, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include aspirin discontinuation risks, HIV in those 50 and older, big data and chronic lung disease, and genetic testing and warfarin use (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 30, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Antimalarials in RA: A Preventive CV Role? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lipids and diabetes improved, while CV evidence weaker (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 29, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Readmit Rates High For ESRD Patients on Dialysis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Select patients more like to have hospital readmissions (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 29, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

First No-Fingerstick CGM OK'd by FDA
(MedPage Today) -- Approved for use in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 28, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Catheter-Based Biopsy Enables Heart Tumor Diagnosis
(MedPage Today) -- Center reports success with histopathology samples from the cath lab (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 28, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

' Early Term' Birth Tied to Later Respiratory Troubles (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- 37-38-week delivery linked to poorer cardiorespiratory fitness in teens, 20s (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Percutaneous Lead Extraction Carries Risks
(MedPage Today) -- Experienced center reports damage to 2.7% of remaining leads (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Childhood Obesity Tied to Late-Pregnancy Hypertension
(MedPage Today) -- Risk increased with every 10 mm Hg higher blood pressure in mothers (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Do Hospitals Get Prestigious National Awards for Poor Nursing?
(MedPage Today) -- In this Revolution and Revelation, Milton Packer, MD, discovers that you can't judge hospital quality by nursing awards (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Sapien Durability'Excellent' at 3 Years (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But PARTNER data affirm risks with paravalvular regurgitation (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Early Adopters of REBOA Prefer It to Emergency Thoracotomy
(MedPage Today) -- Procedure mainly performed by surgeons without formal endovascular training (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Study: Giving Oxygen No Help After Stroke
(MedPage Today) -- Trial showed no effect on death, disability in non-hypoxic acute stroke (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

CardioBrief: Genotyping Reduces Adverse Eventswith Warfarin
(MedPage Today) -- But still unclear whether benefit justifies the cost (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 26, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

CardioBrief: Stopping Aspirin Hikes CV risk
(MedPage Today) -- 37% increase in events seen after discontinuation in Sweden (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 25, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news