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Jagat Narula, MD, receives ACC Distinguished Scientist Award

March 29, 2015

The American College of Cardiology presented Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, MACC, associate dean for global affairs at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Cardiology Today Editorial Board member, with its Distinguished Scientist Award at the ACC Annual Scientific Sessions in San Diego.

Narula received the award in recognition of his contributions to translational medicine in CVD, according to a press release.

Hypertension-related death rate rising in the US

March 28, 2015
Death due to hypertension-related causes increased between 2000 and 2013, following a similar increase observed between 1980 and 1998, according to a data brief issued…
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VIDEO: EMBRACE-STEMI yields 'hypothesis-generating' results despite drug not meeting study endpoints

March 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In this video, C. Michael Gibson, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, outlines results from the EMBRACE-STEMI trial…
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Autologous cell therapy continues to show benefit in patients with LV dysfunction after STEMI

March 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — At 12-month follow-up, autologous CD34+ cell therapy for patients with left ventricular dysfunction after STEMI appears to be safe and may be…
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New CVD risk score can be adjusted for use in any country

March 27, 2015
A new risk equation can be recalibrated for application in any country with routinely available information, researchers reported in The Lancet Diabetes &
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

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Obesity is suboptimally managed in clinical practice despite the availability of relevantguidelines and evidence-based…
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VIDEO: PEGASUS-TIMI 54 suggests benefit of long-term DAPT

March 26, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In this video, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Editor of Cardiology Today's Intervention…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

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Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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