Adding Salt to Food Linked to Higher CVD Risk Adding Salt to Food Linked to Higher CVD Risk
A lower frequency of adding salt to food is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly heart failure and ischemic heart disease, a new study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 29, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AFib Risk Rises as A1c Increases AFib Risk Rises as A1c Increases
A1c levels that ranged from normoglycemia to diabetes linked with a stepwise increasing rate of incident atrial fibrillation in a study of nearly 355,000 Danish residents.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 29, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Elevated Lp(a) Tied to More Early CV Events Than FH Elevated Lp(a) Tied to More Early CV Events Than FH
Higher levels of lipoprotein(a) are associated with risk similar to that seen with familial hypercholesterolemia, but with risk starting as low as an Lp(a) of 70 mg/dL, new data suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 29, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Indobufen Noninferior to Aspirin for DAPT After PCI: OPTION Indobufen Noninferior to Aspirin for DAPT After PCI: OPTION
Antiplatelet agent indobufen was noninferior to aspirin in combination with clopidogrel after coronary intervention on both efficacy and safety outcomes, with less mostly minor bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 28, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Motorcycle Rallies Linked to Spike in Organ Transplants Motorcycle Rallies Linked to Spike in Organ Transplants
The number of donated organs and transplant recipients increased by more than 20% during the largest bike events, researchers found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 28, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Symptoms Worsen Before Dialysis, Ease After, in Older Patients With CKD Symptoms Worsen Before Dialysis, Ease After, in Older Patients With CKD
' We hope these results could help inform older patients with kidney failure who decide to start dialysis on what to expect regarding the development of their symptom burden, ' say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 28, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

The AHA Presidential Address That Could Change Medicine The AHA Presidential Address That Could Change Medicine
A cardiologist writes an open letter of gratitude to Dr Michelle A. Albert, the first Black woman to serve as president of the American Heart Association.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 28, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Blog Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: Irregular Pulse During Cardiology Visit ECG Challenge: Irregular Pulse During Cardiology Visit
A patient with coronary artery disease and hypertension presents with an irregular pulse. What does the ECG reveal?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 28, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news

Heart Disease Deaths Spiked During COVID After 10-Year Decline Heart Disease Deaths Spiked During COVID After 10-Year Decline
The sharp increase in the heart disease death rate in adults in 2020, the first year of the pandemic, especially in Black adults and younger adults, should serve as a wake-up call, says one expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 25, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Patients Trying to Lose Weight Overestimate Their Diet Quality Patients Trying to Lose Weight Overestimate Their Diet Quality
Misperception of diet intake is common in individuals with overweight or obesity, and one 90-minute session with a dietitian is not enough, says an expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 22, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Did ISCHEMIA Change the Path to Cath in Stable CAD? Did ISCHEMIA Change the Path to Cath in Stable CAD?
Michelle O ' Donoghue and interventional cardiologists Rasha Al-Lamee, and Jacqueline Tamis-Holland discuss if the ISCHEMIA trial changed the management of patients with stable coronary artery disease.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 21, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Mortality After Acute Stroke Worsened by Accompanying Acute AF Mortality After Acute Stroke Worsened by Accompanying Acute AF
Acute strokes were more severe and associated with higher 30-day mortality when accompanied by acute atrial fibrillation in the emergency department in a single-center study.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Neurotoxin to Avert Postoperative AF: Patient Selection Clues in NOVA Neurotoxin to Avert Postoperative AF: Patient Selection Clues in NOVA
The procedure ' s success seemed to depend on dosage, patient age, and type of cardiac surgery in this small phase-2 study with a sham-control group.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Nov 18 2022 This Week in Cardiology Nov 18 2022 This Week in Cardiology
AHA 2022, Part 2: IRONMAN, ECMO-CS, CTS-AMI, and PROGRESSIVE AF are the trials John Mandrola, MD, reviews in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Opioids Increase Risk for All-Cause Deaths in RA vs. NSAIDs Opioids Increase Risk for All-Cause Deaths in RA vs. NSAIDs
The incidence of all-cause mortality was higher for patients with rheumatoid arthritis who started on opioids rather than NSAIDs for pain control.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news