Move Over Sealants, Silver Diamine Fluoride Is Here Move Over Sealants, Silver Diamine Fluoride Is Here
Silver diamine fluoride is cheaper and as effective as dental sealants and atraumatic restoration for preventing cavities and tooth decay, a new study showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 6, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

Lithotripsy for Mitral Valve Stenosis: What's the Promise? Lithotripsy for Mitral Valve Stenosis: What's the Promise?
The new technology seems promising for patients with severe calcific mitral stenosis who cannot undergo surgery or TAVR, but more studies are needed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 6, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Drug-Coated Balloon for In-Stent Restenosis FDA OKs First Drug-Coated Balloon for In-Stent Restenosis
The Agent DCB, from Boston Scientific, was superior to uncoated balloon angioplasty for the treatment of coronary artery in-stent restenosis in a pivotal trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 1, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Mar 1 2024 This Week in Cardiology Mar 1 2024 This Week in Cardiology
The Western AF meeting, aspirin, cannabis use, LVEF in athletes, and shared decision making before ICD implantation are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 1, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Cardiovascular Risk Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
The use of cannabis showed a statistically significant association with adverse cardiovascular outcomes independent of tobacco use in a new US study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 29, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA Flags Barriers to Women in Interventional Specialties AHA Flags Barriers to Women in Interventional Specialties
Women remain underrepresented in interventional specialties, and reaching female medical students who might consider these specialties is one way to address the shortfall.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 29, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Just 2000 Steps a Day Linked to Reduced Heart Failure Risk Just 2000 Steps a Day Linked to Reduced Heart Failure Risk
A new study shows even light physical activity was associated with a lower risk for heart failure in older women, while time spent sedentary was tied to increased risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Use of Patient Questionnaires May Improve AF Care Use of Patient Questionnaires May Improve AF Care
Physician underestimation of symptom burden in AF is common and tied to less-frequent treatment escalation and less improvement in health status. Standardized tools may help.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Biologic Treatment for Psoriasis Linked to Lower Mortality Biologic Treatment for Psoriasis Linked to Lower Mortality
Evidence to support the hypothesis that the use of systemic immunomodulatory agents for psoriasis " quenches systemic inflammation and potentially improves " survival is limited, investigators said.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Feb 23 2024 This Week in Cardiology Feb 23 2024 This Week in Cardiology
Reading incidental CAC on chest CT scans, exercise benefits in women vs men, PCI with or without imaging, and trial non-reporting are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 24, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Food As Medicine: A Great Idea That Didn't Work Food As Medicine: A Great Idea That Didn't Work
Even laudable, plausible concepts have to be thoroughly tested, writes John Mandrola, MD.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 22, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Thrombectomy Benefits Large Core Stroke Out to 1 Year Thrombectomy Benefits Large Core Stroke Out to 1 Year
New results from the SELECT2 trial also show benefit of the procedure in a large range of ischemic core sizes and in patients transferred from an outside hospital.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 22, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

High Niacin Levels Linked to Major CV Events High Niacin Levels Linked to Major CV Events
Two breakdown products from excess niacin, called 2PY and 4PY, were strongly associated with myocardial infarction, stroke, and other adverse cardiac events in multiple analyses.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 21, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

United Therapeutics Starts Litigation With FDA Over Rival Liquidia's Drug Application United Therapeutics Starts Litigation With FDA Over Rival Liquidia's Drug Application
United Therapeutics said on Wednesday it had filed a case with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, alleging that due procedure was not followed in allowing rival...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 21, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Source Type: news

AHA: Urgent Need to Reduce Maternal Postpartum CVD Risk AHA: Urgent Need to Reduce Maternal Postpartum CVD Risk
Society panel hopes identifying at-risk women at younger ages will enable prevention through lifestyle changes and timely treatment.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 21, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Source Type: news