Survival Improving in Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Improving in Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Dramatic improvement in survival rates after sports-related sudden cardiac arrests are mainly a result of increased public use of CPR and automated external defibrillators, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 22, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

A Prognostic Link Between Dementia and High Cholesterol A Prognostic Link Between Dementia and High Cholesterol
Elevated blood markers for neurodegeneration can better predict risk of dementia when markers for cerebrovascular disease are also elevated. A link between vascular health and mental health has been found.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Jan 21 2022 This Week in Cardiology Jan 21 2022 This Week in Cardiology
Olive oil, breastfeeding and CV health, informed consent during stroke, and controversy regarding revascularization guidelines are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Decline in CHD Prevalence in US Slowing: New Data Decline in CHD Prevalence in US Slowing: New Data
The prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the US has fallen only by a very small and insignificant amount in the past decade, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Depression Tied to a Doubling of New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation Risk Depression Tied to a Doubling of New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation Risk
Depression is associated with a significantly increased cumulative incidence of, and risk for, atrial fibrillation, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Celebratory Binge Drinking a Potential Trigger for New-Onset AF Celebratory Binge Drinking a Potential Trigger for New-Onset AF
Certain holidays and mega sports events were linked to spikes in alcohol use and, separately, to acute bouts of new atrial fib that could represent teachable moments, optimistic researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Family Participation in Discharge Is Protective in Heart Failure Family Participation in Discharge Is Protective in Heart Failure
A retrospective chart review reveals that the engagement of family in the discharge education of patients with heart failure is related to longer event-free survival.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Repeat CT: Unraveling Plaque Changes in CAD With Elevated Lp(a) Repeat CT: Unraveling Plaque Changes in CAD With Elevated Lp(a)
The study"represents the beginning of our understanding of the role of Lp(a) in plaque progression," leading experts in lipoprotein(a) say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

New Guidance on Consent in Acute Ischemic Stroke New Guidance on Consent in Acute Ischemic Stroke
The American Academy of Neurology has issued a new position statement on"Consent Issues in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke," the first update in more than 20 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Cardiac Function Normalizes by 3 Months in MIS-C in Study Cardiac Function Normalizes by 3 Months in MIS-C in Study
Most children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome related to COVID-19 infection show recovery of cardiac function by 3 months.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

' Incomprehensible' CABG Recommendation Raises Concerns'Incomprehensible' CABG Recommendation Raises Concerns
The weakened recommendation for CABG in patients with multivessel disease in a new guideline has some cardiac surgeons raising questions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CVD Preventive Med Use Down During COVID-19 Pandemic CVD Preventive Med Use Down During COVID-19 Pandemic
Use of medications to manage cardiovascular disease risk factors significantly decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and has not returned to prepandemic levels, a new study shows.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Program Targets Preschoolers to Promote Heart Health Program Targets Preschoolers to Promote Heart Health
Creators of a pilot program that educates preschoolers about good heart health say their template provides a pathway to translate scientific evidence into long-lasting lifestyle changesMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding Linked to Lower CVD Risk in Later Life Breastfeeding Linked to Lower CVD Risk in Later Life
More evidence suggests that breastfeeding is protective for women, and may show important beneficial effects in terms of CV risk, says one expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Stroke-Related Restless Legs Syndrome an'Emerging Entity'Stroke-Related Restless Legs Syndrome an'Emerging Entity '
Researchers uncover patterns that could help clinicians diagnose this common neurologic condition after stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Coronary Collaterals Provide Significant Perfusion in CAD Coronary Collaterals Provide Significant Perfusion in CAD
Microvascular coronary collaterals invisible on angiography provided 60% of perfusion to jeopardized myocardium during balloon coronary occlusion in patients with coronary artery disease.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Higher Cardiorespiratory Fitness Cuts Incident Diabetes Risk Higher Cardiorespiratory Fitness Cuts Incident Diabetes Risk
A single-center, retrospective, observational study of more than 8700 adults in Saudi Arabia showed that increased cardiorespiratory fitness reduced the risk for incident type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Jan 14 2022 This Week in Cardiology Jan 14 2022 This Week in Cardiology
Xeno-transplantation, weight loss drugs, DOAC coverage, vitamin D, LAAC and frailty, and recalled LVADs are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast. This podcast is intended for US health professionals only.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Hypertension Protocols Curb Racial Bias in Therapeutic Inertia Hypertension Protocols Curb Racial Bias in Therapeutic Inertia
Racial disparities in treatment intensification were not seen within the strict confines of blood pressure management in the SPRINT trial, a new analysis shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CVS Caremark Formulary Change Freezes Out Apixaban CVS Caremark Formulary Change Freezes Out Apixaban
The decision does not affect patients on a Medicare or Medicaid plan but hits those taking the popular anticoagulant who have select commercial insurance plans.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Time at Home After TAVR -- A New Hospital Performance Metric? Time at Home After TAVR -- A New Hospital Performance Metric?
Hospitals with higher 30-day, risk-adjusted home time demonstrated lower 30-day and 1-year mortality and readmission rates and better clinical outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Imaging Detects Preoperative Cardiac Changes in Children With OSA Imaging Detects Preoperative Cardiac Changes in Children With OSA
Cardiac imaging measures were similar between pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea and controls after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy procedures, despite preop differences.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

More Reassurance on LDL Lowering and ICH After Stroke More Reassurance on LDL Lowering and ICH After Stroke
Lower LDL cholesterol levels were not a predictor of intracranial hemorrhage events in a new analysis of the TST trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

What Does a Pig-to-Human Heart Transplant Mean for Medicine? What Does a Pig-to-Human Heart Transplant Mean for Medicine?
It was brilliant and courageous,'but it's always in the implementation that we have to hold our breath,'says a prominent specialist, proposing that the tough questions be asked now rather than later.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Wegovy Tops Sibling Saxenda for Weight Loss Wegovy Tops Sibling Saxenda for Weight Loss
Semaglutide was the clear weight-loss winner compared with liraglutide, from the same drug class, when added to lifestyle counseling for people with overweight/obesity but not diabetes, a study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pig Heart Successfully Transplanted to Man Pig Heart Successfully Transplanted to Man
It's the first successful transplant of a genetically modified animal heart into a human, in this case a 57-year-old man with no other treatment options, said officials at the University of Maryland.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Systems Recalls Wirion Embolic Protection Device Cardiovascular Systems Recalls Wirion Embolic Protection Device
The recall, identified by FDA as Class I, stems from complaints that the filter on the embolic protection device may break during retrieval, which could result in serious harm.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Judge Tosses Cardiology Practice's Lawsuit Against SSM Health Judge Tosses Cardiology Practice's Lawsuit Against SSM Health
Cardiologists with St. Louis Heart and Vascular had brought a $50M lawsuit against SSM Health over their decision to enter into an exclusive contract with another cardiology provider.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA Advice for Diabetes Patients to Stay Heart Healthy AHA Advice for Diabetes Patients to Stay Heart Healthy
Fewer than 1 in 5 in the US meet targets for blood sugar, blood pressure, and lipids.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Lamotrigine Linked to Lowest Mortality Risk in Poststroke Epilepsy Lamotrigine Linked to Lowest Mortality Risk in Poststroke Epilepsy
Among monotherapy antiseizure medications for poststroke epilepsy, lamotrigine is associated with the lowest risk for mortality, while valproic acid is tied to the highest risk, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 9, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Jan 7 2021 This Week in Cardiology Jan 7 2021 This Week in Cardiology
Causes of sudden death,inclisiran, DOAC choices, and alcohol and VT/VF are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Acetylcholine Rechallenge Helps Sort Types of Coronary Spasm Acetylcholine Rechallenge Helps Sort Types of Coronary Spasm
ACh rechallenge reveals coexisting microvascular spasm in almost 50% of patients with epicardial spasm; nitroglycerin may not be equally effective in both types.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Drug-Eluting Stent Promising in Intracranial Atherosclerosis? Drug-Eluting Stent Promising in Intracranial Atherosclerosis?
Interest in stenting for the treatment of symptomatic high-grade intracranial atherosclerosis may be rekindled after the results of a new trial using a drug-eluting stent.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical Device Didn't Meet Federal Standards. Gov't Bought More. Medical Device Didn't Meet Federal Standards. Gov't Bought More.
For years after federal inspectors found serious problems with the HeartWare heart pump, agencies like the VA and CMS continued paying to implant it in patients.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Outpatient Care as Safe as Inpatient for TIA, Minor Stroke? Outpatient Care as Safe as Inpatient for TIA, Minor Stroke?
Risk for subsequent stroke does not differ significantly for outpatient care of transient ischemic attack or minor stroke vs inpatient care, a new meta-analysis suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

COVID-Vaccine Myocarditis: Rare, Mild, and Usually a Guy Thing COVID-Vaccine Myocarditis: Rare, Mild, and Usually a Guy Thing
Should myocarditis be a concern as mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are authorized in ever-younger age groups? The rare complication's epidemiology and insights about its mechanism hold clues.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart Failure Imaging: Where Are We Now? Heart Failure Imaging: Where Are We Now?
Experts discuss the current role of imaging modalities, particularly TTE and CMR, in monitoring and diagnosing cardiovascular diseases that can lead to heart failure.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Marijuana Use Risky After Aneurysm Rupture? Marijuana Use Risky After Aneurysm Rupture?
Cannabis use was linked to significantly increased risk of delayed cerebral hemorrhage in patients with aneurysmal SAH, potentially due to vasospasm, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Medtronic StealthStation Software Subject of Class I Recall Medtronic StealthStation Software Subject of Class I Recall
The recall stems from potential problems with the graphical biopsy depth gauge in Synergy or S7 cranial software in the StealthStation system, which is used during neurosurgical procedures.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

How We Could Actually Do Prevention in Primary Care How We Could Actually Do Prevention in Primary Care
Kenny Lin sees only two ways for primary care clinicians to be able to provide patients with recommended preventive services.Georgetown University Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Bleeding After Reperfusion Contributes to Cardiac Injury in MI Bleeding After Reperfusion Contributes to Cardiac Injury in MI
Intramyocardial hemorrhage could be a major cause of reperfusion injury after MI and contribute to myocardial damage, a new study has found, giving new leads for therapeutic intervention.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

SGLT2 Inhibitors Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes Across Groups SGLT2 Inhibitors Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes Across Groups
A comprehensive meta-analysis finds cardiovascular improvement across age, sex, and race/ethnicity for high-risk individuals with type 2 diabetes and other CVD risk factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: Sudden Palpitations and Shortness of Breath ECG Challenge: Sudden Palpitations and Shortness of Breath
A 56-year-old patient with cardiomyopathy lands in the emergency department with shortness of breath and a rapid heart rate. What does his ECG show?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news

Statin Therapy Seems Safe in Pregnancy Statin Therapy Seems Safe in Pregnancy
Prenatal statin use may pose a risk for preterm birth, but not congenital anomalies, a study from Taiwan including more than 1.4 million pregnant women indicates.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 5, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Similar 10-Year Survival After CABG, PCI in Heavy Calcification Similar 10-Year Survival After CABG, PCI in Heavy Calcification
Patients with heavily calcified lesions had higher mortality 10 years after revascularization than those without, but survival was similar after either surgery or PCI, a SYNTAXES analysis shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 5, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Midlife CV Conditions Tied to Greater Cognitive Decline in Women Midlife CV Conditions Tied to Greater Cognitive Decline in Women
Even though men in midlife have more cardiovascular conditions and risk factors, these conditions put women more at risk for cognitive decline, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 5, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Gene Mutations May Drive Sudden Unexplained Deaths in Children Gene Mutations May Drive Sudden Unexplained Deaths in Children
Study of DNA from families identified new mutations in genes associated with cardiac conditions and seizure disorders.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

No Respiratory or CV Harm With Cloth Face Masks During Exercise No Respiratory or CV Harm With Cloth Face Masks During Exercise
Data collected from a crossover study show that wearing masks did not substantially affect physiologic or metabolic variables during exercise, regardless of gender or intensity of exercise.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Young Newlywed Couples Share Similar CV Risk Factors Young Newlywed Couples Share Similar CV Risk Factors
Newlyweds may have more in common than hobbies or love. A new study found a concordance of cardiovascular risk factors as well.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Hypertension With Right Subclavian Plaque Tied to CV Events Hypertension With Right Subclavian Plaque Tied to CV Events
The prevalence of right subclavian plaques was a strong predictor of future cardiovascular events in patients with hypertension.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news