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June 29, 2022

Thigh Muscle Fat Predicts Risk of Developing Heart Failure Thigh Muscle Fat Predicts Risk of Developing Heart Failure

A higher level of intramuscular fat infiltration in the thighs was associated with a higher risk of developing heart failure, in a new study. The association […]
June 29, 2022

Nordic Walking Bests Other Workouts on Functional Outcome in CVD Nordic Walking Bests Other Workouts on Functional Outcome in CVD

Nordic walking was significantly better at improving functional capacity than moderate- to vigorous-intensity continuous training and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) in a single-center randomized controlled trial. […]
June 29, 2022

Personal N-of-1 Trials May Coax Reluctant Back on Statins Personal N-of-1 Trials May Coax Reluctant Back on Statins

Blinded placebo-controlled trials may top the hierarchy of scientific evidence, but unblinded personal N-of-1 experiments may be just as effective at increasing statin uptake, new research […]
June 28, 2022

Cardiologists Concerned for Patient Safety After Abortion Ruling Cardiologists Concerned for Patient Safety After Abortion Ruling

Pregnancy termination for medical reasons had been part of the fabric of everyday healthcare in the United States since the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v Wade decision, […]
June 28, 2022

Early Cardiac Rehab as Effective as Later Start After Sternotomy Early Cardiac Rehab as Effective as Later Start After Sternotomy

Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) started 2 weeks after sternotomy for a cardiac procedure was noninferior to usual care, in which CR starts 6 weeks after the procedure, with a […]
June 27, 2022

ACC/AHA Issue Clinical Lexicon for Complications of COVID-19 ACC/AHA Issue Clinical Lexicon for Complications of COVID-19

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have jointly issued a comprehensive set of data standards to help clarify definitions of […]
June 27, 2022

Doc Releases Song About Racist Attack in Buffalo, NY Doc Releases Song About Racist Attack in Buffalo, NY

Physician-musician Cleveland Francis responded to the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, which left 10 dead, in the only way he knew how. He wrote […]
June 23, 2022

No Role for Cuffless BP Monitoring at Present: ESH Statement No Role for Cuffless BP Monitoring at Present: ESH Statement

Cuffless blood pressure measurement is a fast-growing and promising field with considerable potential for improving hypertension awareness, management, and control, but because the accuracy of these […]
June 23, 2022

Pig-Heart Transplant Case Published With New Details, Insights Pig-Heart Transplant Case Published With New Details, Insights

It’s a given that the case of David Bennett, Sr, and his transplanted, genetically modified porcine heart will have a lot to teach, and the peer-reviewed […]
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