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November 28, 2022

Vitamin D Fails to Stave Off Statin-Related Muscle Symptoms Vitamin D Fails to Stave Off Statin-Related Muscle Symptoms

Vitamin D supplements do not prevent muscle symptoms in new statin users or affect the likelihood of discontinuing a statin due to muscle pain and discomfort, […]
November 25, 2022

Perceived Discrimination Tied to Worse Recovery After MI in Young Perceived Discrimination Tied to Worse Recovery After MI in Young

Perceived discrimination — unfair treatment due to their race, gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or other factors — in day-to-day life was common in young myocardial infarction […]
November 25, 2022

Heart Disease Deaths Spiked During COVID After 10-Year Decline Heart Disease Deaths Spiked During COVID After 10-Year Decline

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Yearly deaths from heart disease in the United States increased in 2020 […]
November 23, 2022

Cardiovascular Societies Less Apt to Recognize Women, Minorities Cardiovascular Societies Less Apt to Recognize Women, Minorities

Major cardiovascular societies are more apt to give out awards to men and White individuals than to women and minorities, according to a look at two […]
November 23, 2022

HDL Cholesterol Not Linked to CHD Risk in Black Patients HDL Cholesterol Not Linked to CHD Risk in Black Patients

High-density lipoprotein cholesterol may not be as effective a biomarker of cardiovascular disease risk as once thought, particularly in Black adults, according to results from a […]
November 23, 2022

Factor Xa Inhibitors Tied to Interstitial Lung Disease in AF Factor Xa Inhibitors Tied to Interstitial Lung Disease in AF

In patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), treatment with factor Xa (FXa) inhibitors was associated with a greater risk of interstitial lung disease (ILD) than other […]
November 23, 2022

Test for ‘Concealed Cardiomyopathy’ After Sudden Death Test for ‘Concealed Cardiomyopathy’ After Sudden Death

Genetic testing after sudden unexplained death in a young person with inconclusive autopsy results needs to be expanded to include gene variants for cardiomyopathy, a new […]
November 22, 2022

Patients Trying to Lose Weight Overestimate Their Diet Quality Patients Trying to Lose Weight Overestimate Their Diet Quality

There was a wide gap between patients’ perceptions of their diet quality and the reality in the SMARTER weight-loss trial of lifestyle changes, researchers report. Only […]
November 21, 2022

Telehealth Works for CVD Care, But Challenges Ahead: AHA Telehealth Works for CVD Care, But Challenges Ahead: AHA

Telehealth has become a proven and valuable way to deliver cardiovascular disease (CVD) care, but ongoing limitations, including access to technology, hinder widespread adoption, the American […]
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