Reducing Alcohol Intake Tied to Fewer CV Events Reducing Alcohol Intake Tied to Fewer CV Events
The benefits of changing drinking behavior among those with higher intakes were due mainly to significant reductions in angina and ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 29, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

No Increased Stroke Risk After COVID-19 Bivalent Vaccine No Increased Stroke Risk After COVID-19 Bivalent Vaccine
There is no increased risk for stroke during the 6 weeks following receipt of either brand of the COVID-19 bivalent vaccine, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 28, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news

US FDA Approves Merck's Therapy for Rare Lung Condition US FDA Approves Merck's Therapy for Rare Lung Condition
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Merck ' s treatment for adults with high blood pressure due to constriction of lung arteries, adding another...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Source Type: news

No, Intermittent Fasting Won't Kill You No, Intermittent Fasting Won't Kill You
Cardiologist and epidemiologist Chris Labos debunks the headline-grabbing intermittent fasting study that claimed the dietary habit nearly doubled the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

The Truth About Compounded GLP-1s That Doctors Need to Know The Truth About Compounded GLP-1s That Doctors Need to Know
Medical societies and the FDA have issued critiques about compounding pharmacies, but Eldad Einav, MD, argues that there are steps that can be taken to ensure patient safety.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Hemorrhagic Stroke a Key Driver of Spike in US Stroke Rates Hemorrhagic Stroke a Key Driver of Spike in US Stroke Rates
Absolute stroke rates have increased in recent years, with hemorrhagic stroke showing the most striking increase in mortality, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news

Mar 22 2024 This Week in Cardiology Mar 22 2024 This Week in Cardiology
Obesity drugs as ASCVD-modifiers, HR monitors, when journals publish obvious facts, and effect scores and sorting out signals from RCTs are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week ' s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 22, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Expands Indications for Bempedoic Acid in CVD Prevention FDA Expands Indications for Bempedoic Acid in CVD Prevention
Bempedoic acid and bempedoic –ezetimibe are now indicated to prevent myocardial infarction and cardiovascular procedures in both primary- and secondary-prevention patients regardless of statin use.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 22, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Germany's Health Insurance Could Cover Wegovy for Strokes, Heart Conditions, Agency Says Germany's Health Insurance Could Cover Wegovy for Strokes, Heart Conditions, Agency Says
Germany ' s public health insurance scheme can cover certain patients with a risk of heart disease or strokes to take the weight-loss Wegovy drug, a big boost for Novo...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 22, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Source Type: news

Low LDL With DAPT Tied to High Bleeding Risk After Stroke Low LDL With DAPT Tied to High Bleeding Risk After Stroke
Very low LDL cholesterol levels may increase the risk of bleeding in patients with stroke who are receiving dual antiplatelet therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 21, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news

Gaps Found in Appropriate SGLT2, GLP-1 Prescribing Gaps Found in Appropriate SGLT2, GLP-1 Prescribing
A trio of new studies showed that SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists are often not prescribed or accessible to people who could benefit from them.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 21, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Statins Tied to Lower Mortality, Even With Comorbid Dementia Statins Tied to Lower Mortality, Even With Comorbid Dementia
Statins have historically been discouraged in elderly nursing home residents with dementia, but new findings suggest their use can reduce mortality risk in this population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 21, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news

Machine Learning Effectively Identifies Long QT Syndrome Machine Learning Effectively Identifies Long QT Syndrome
A machine learning model was more effective at detecting congenital long QT syndrome on resting ECGs than manual measurement of QT intervals by arrhythmia experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 21, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

FDA Okays New Drug for Resistant Hypertension FDA Okays New Drug for Resistant Hypertension
Aprocitentan is the first endothelin receptor antagonist approved to lower blood pressure, in combination with other antihypertensives, in treatment-resistant hypertension.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 20, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: COPD Flare-Up and Irregular Heartbeat ECG Challenge: COPD Flare-Up and Irregular Heartbeat
A middle-aged man is admitted with an exacerbation of COPD. He has an irregular heartbeat and may be in complete heart block. What does the ECG reveal?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 19, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Case Challenge Source Type: news