Statins Tied to Lower ICH Risk Regardless of Bleed Location Statins Tied to Lower ICH Risk Regardless of Bleed Location
A large new case-control study has shown a reduced risk of both lobar and nonlobar intracerebral hemorrhage with statin use, providing reassurance on statin safety.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 9, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Lifetime MACE Risk Increased in Adults With Scoliosis Lifetime MACE Risk Increased in Adults With Scoliosis
Persons with scoliosis in an adult UK Biobank cohort showed a 45% increased lifetime risk for major adverse cardiac events, the risk driven by two specific heart disorders.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 9, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Is Medicare Advantage Losing Its Edge in Acute MI Care? Is Medicare Advantage Losing Its Edge in Acute MI Care?
A new national analysis found the program has lost an early survival benefit over the last decade but still offers some advantages in other quality measures.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 8, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CRT in HFrEF Management: Updates Plus'What's Next?'CRT in HFrEF Management: Updates Plus'What's Next? '
Drs Chung and Bhatia discuss the evolution of cardiac resynchronization therapy, guideline recommendations, and emerging technologies.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 8, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Same-Session AF Ablation, PCI Safe, Effective in COVID-19 Era Same-Session AF Ablation, PCI Safe, Effective in COVID-19 Era
Mean session time was 153 min when both procedures were included. They were performed safely and successfully and could be recommended at the same session even after the pandemic, researchers say.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 8, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Bromocriptine Improves Vascular Health in Type 1 Diabetes Bromocriptine Improves Vascular Health in Type 1 Diabetes
Bromocriptine quick release improves blood pressure and central aortic stiffness in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, potentially decreasing CVD risk in this population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 8, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Bempedoic Acid Cuts CV Risk in the Statin-Intolerant: CLEAR Bempedoic Acid Cuts CV Risk in the Statin-Intolerant: CLEAR
In top-line results, high-risk patients with statin intolerance taking the lipid-lowering agent showed a significant decline in risk for CV events in the trial with more than 14,000 patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 8, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Lp(a) in Youth Tracks With Adult ASCVD Risk in Cohort Studies Lp(a) in Youth Tracks With Adult ASCVD Risk in Cohort Studies
Elevated Lp(a) in young people seems to predict cardiovascular risk years later, suggesting value to measuring it at a much younger age than usual, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Diabetes Decision Tool Yields Benefit in Low-Resource Clinics Diabetes Decision Tool Yields Benefit in Low-Resource Clinics
Adding a computerized clinician support system to diabetes care improved the cardiovascular health of patients with diabetes.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

24% of Adults With Hypertension Have Subclinical Hypothyroidism 24% of Adults With Hypertension Have Subclinical Hypothyroidism
The prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism among adults with hypertension was 24%, compared with 17% among normotensive adults in a random sample of 2818 adults living in a single Chinese province.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Prenatal Tests; Meth Heart Failure; and Cardio and PTSD Prenatal Tests; Meth Heart Failure; and Cardio and PTSD
The top 3 things you should know to start your day.3 Things to Know Today (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

FDA Issues Updated Safety Alert on Endologix AAA Repair Grafts FDA Issues Updated Safety Alert on Endologix AAA Repair Grafts
The FDA continues to advise at least yearly, lifelong follow-up to monitor for type III endoleaks in patients who have had their AAA treated with any type of Endologix AFX system.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

EHR Alerts to Both Doc and Patient May Boost Statin Prescribing EHR Alerts to Both Doc and Patient May Boost Statin Prescribing
Electronic ' nudges ' that promote new statin prescriptions seemed most effective when sent to patients as well as their primary care doctors in a randomized trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 3, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

FDA Expands List of Getinge IABP System and Component Shortages FDA Expands List of Getinge IABP System and Component Shortages
In a letter to providers, the agency added intra-aortic balloon pump systems to a list of Getinge IABP equipment currently in short supply due to"supply chain issues."News Alerts (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 2, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Pediatric Emergencies Associated With Unnecessary Testing: AAP Pediatric Emergencies Associated With Unnecessary Testing: AAP
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement with recommendations for avoiding unnecessary diagnostics when children are seen in emergency settings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 2, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news