Another Study Ties Statins to T2D: Should Practice Change? Another Study Ties Statins to T2D: Should Practice Change?
The latest study of statins and diabetes risk points to a small increased risk for new-onset diabetes with rosuvastatin vs atorvastatin, but experts advise caution in interpreting the results.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 30, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Oct 27 2023 This Week in Cardiology Oct 27 2023 This Week in Cardiology
More on the Million Hearts RCT, ENRICH AF, TAVI vs SAVR, the Partner 3 and Evolut-low-risk trials, and myocardial viability are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 27, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Portfolio Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD, Stroke Portfolio Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD, Stroke
A plant-based dietary pattern that includes cholesterol-lowering foods and nutrients is associated with lower risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 27, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Chinese Medicine Improves Outcomes in STEMI Patients Chinese Medicine Improves Outcomes in STEMI Patients
STEMI patients taking the traditional Chinese medicine Tongxinluo, containing extracts of multiple plants and insects, had fewer MIs, strokes, and other events in the randomized CTS-AMI trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 26, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Orthostatic Hypotension No Deterrent to Htn Treatment Orthostatic Hypotension No Deterrent to Htn Treatment
Asymptomatic orthostatic hypotension and standing hypotension should not deter adoption of more intensive antihypertensive treatment, new data suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 24, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Here's How to Help Black Smokers Quit Here's How to Help Black Smokers Quit
Experts offered tips for primary care providers that can especially help their Black patients quit smoking.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 23, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Common Meds Link to Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Type 2 Diabetes Common Meds Link to Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Type 2 Diabetes
Real-world primary care data indicate that use of antipsychotics and antibiotics, among other meds, can significantly increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest among people with type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 23, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Tenecteplase Non-inferior to Alteplase in Stroke: ATTEST-2 Tenecteplase Non-inferior to Alteplase in Stroke: ATTEST-2
This result, along with its ease of use, adds to the growing evidence that tenecteplase should be a first-line thrombolytic agent, trial investigators say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 21, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Impaired Myocardial Flow Common in Asymptomatic Diabetes Impaired Myocardial Flow Common in Asymptomatic Diabetes
Results from myocardial perfusion imaging of 2730 people with diabetes and no known coronary disease show impaired myocardial blood flow reserve predicts mortality regardless of ischemia symptoms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 20, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The Ever-Evolving Landscape of Lipid-Lowering Therapies The Ever-Evolving Landscape of Lipid-Lowering Therapies
Drs Pam Taub and Steve Nissen discuss the current state of lipid management and what is on the horizon, thanks to the impact of highly anticipated clinical trial outcomes.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 20, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

CMS'Million Hearts' CVD Risk Reduction Model Works CMS'Million Hearts' CVD Risk Reduction Model Works
The CMS-led CVD risk reduction program reduced first-time myocardial infarction and strokes over 5 years without increasing Medicare spending, in a randomized trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 19, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Novel PET Tracer for Perfusion Imaging: What's the Promise? Novel PET Tracer for Perfusion Imaging: What's the Promise?
Flurpiridaz has potential cost, convenience and ― especially for women and obese patients ― efficacy advantages over current PET perfusion methods.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 19, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Oral Anticoagulation in ICH Patients With AF: New Data Oral Anticoagulation in ICH Patients With AF: New Data
New information has become available to help guide clinicians on the thorny issue of whether to give oral anticoagulation to patients with AF who have had an intracranial hemorrhage.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 19, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Stair Climbing Tied to Reduced Risk for Heart Disease Stair Climbing Tied to Reduced Risk for Heart Disease
A prospective study shows climbing more than five flights of stairs daily is associated with a lower risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 19, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

REBOA Fails to Improve Outcomes in Traumatic Hemorrhage REBOA Fails to Improve Outcomes in Traumatic Hemorrhage
In trauma patients with exsanguinating torso hemorrhage, resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta did not reduce mortality, and may have increased 90-day mortality, in a new trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 18, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news