The Statin Mafia Censors Pharmaceutical Harm
The first statin was approved for use in the U.S. in 1987. 1 Fast forward to 2020, just over three decades later, and it's estimated that total sales for statin drugs will...
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Modernization of Stark Law promotes value-based care
The bipartisan legislation, “The Medicare Care Coordination Improvement Act of 2017,” was recently introduced by the Senate to modernize the Stark Law and eliminate the...
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Fewer Patients Require 'Surgical Bailout' After TAVR
TAVR carries a risk for complications that may necessitate conversion to open heart surgery, which carries high risk for mortality, but rates of 'surgical bailout' have...
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Optimized AED Placement May Improve Cardiac Arrest Outcomes
A computer simulation shows that automated external defibrillator deployment can be optimized to increase accessibility and possibly survival after cardiac arrest. Medscape...
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Marijuana Use Linked to Improved Acute-HF Hospital Survival
Chronic cannabis use seemed to protect against in-hospital death and shorten length of stay in the observational study with propensity matching - but not in all types of heart...
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PARAGON-HF: Is There a Role for the ARNI in HFpEF?
Ileana Piña quizzes investigator Burkert Pieske on the findings for sacubitril/valsartan in patients with HFpEF, including exploratory subgroup analyses and use of...
16 hours ago - Medscape
Will Renal Denervation for Hypertension Rise Again?
'There's once again excitement about renal artery denervation and...it's justified,' says one cardiologist, while another hopes for FDA approval next year, and a third is...
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Heart School attendance linked to lower mortality risk in myocardial infarction patients
Patients who attend 'Heart School', as almost every patient in Sweden is invited to do after a first heart attack, live longer than non-participating patients. This is shown in...
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ACC Asia Conference 2019 brings experts to discuss latest cardiovascular science
The American College of Cardiology and the Japanese College of Cardiology are hosting the 2019 ACC Asia Conference together with JCC 2019 in Nagoya, Japan, from September 13-14.
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HFSA membership now open to patients
PHILADELPHIA -Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, the incoming president of the Heart Failure Society of America, announced that membership in the society is now open to...
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New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery
New imaging technology uses the way light from lasers communicates with cancerous and healthy tissues to distinguish between them in real-time.
Have scientists found a cure for the common cold? Researchers identify vital...
Researchers have identified a vital protein in cells which the cold virus needs in order to reproduce. By stopping humans producing this protein, they can stop the cells from...
Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat
Are you a night owl? Watch out, poor sleep and staying up late at night can cause excess weight gain among teen girls.
Defective Cilia Tied to Heart Valve Birth Defects: Study
Mutation in a gene regulating the production of cilia are associated with the development of Bicuspid aortic valve , the most common heart valve birth defect.
Lifting weights can improve survival of lung cancer patients
Weightlifting is not just for making the body look more muscular. By increasing a person's muscle mass, strength training prevents the onset of sarcopenia and makes it easier...
Contraceptive pills may raise the risk of type 2 diabetes
Women who had taken the Pill at some point in their life had a 33 per cent increased risk, according to researchers in France. Critics said there is no proof of causation.
DAVID GILBERT: How patients can improve the health of the NHS
DAVID GILBERT: When Michael Seres had a bowel transplant in 2011 aged 42, he was only the 11th Briton to have the life-saving operation. Years later he's disenfranchised with...
Former Brexit MP DAVID DAVIS reveals the low-carb diet that helped transform...
DAVID DAVIS:A year ago, after I resigned from my Cabinet job as Brexit Secretary, I had a routine medical. The doctor frowned, I had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease .
First Sexual Experience Forced for 1 in 16 Women
Changes wrought by the MeToo movement can't come soon enough, say researchers who found that for 1 in 16 U.S. women, their first sexual experience was forced.
Carcinogen Found in Menthol E-Cigarettes
As doctors race to determine what is causing sudden and severe lung illnesses among some vapers, new research discovers dangerously high levels of a known carcinogen in...