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Physical activity program did not prevent CV events in older adults

November 26, 2014

CHICAGO — A structured physical activity program had no effect on CV events in older adults compared with a health education program, according to new data from the LIFE study.

Previous results from the LIFE study demonstrated that a structured moderate-intensity physical activity program reduced major mobility disability by 18% and persistent mobility disability by 28% in older adults compared with a health education program. In a prespecified analysis, the researchers investigated the effect on CV events in participants from the LIFE study based on assignment to the physical activity program or the educational program.

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FDA clears FFR-CT system for marketing

November 26, 2014
The FDA announced that it has cleared for marketing a software system to compute fractional flow reserve from noninvasive CT angiography. The FFR-CT system (HeartFlow…
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WOSCOPS: 20-year follow-up demonstrates clinical benefit of statins in men

November 26, 2014
CHICAGO — At 20 years, men assigned statin therapy during the 5-year West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study had lower rates for mortality and CV events…
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AUGMENT-HF: Novel implantable device safe, effective in patients with advanced HF

November 26, 2014
CHICAGO — A novel implantable device was administered safely and associated with clinical benefit in patients with advanced HF, according to phase 2 trial data…
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VIDEO: Increased infective endocarditis incidence in England may merit re-evaluation of treatment guidelines

November 25, 2014
CHICAGO — In this video, John G. Harold, MD, cardiologist at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, discusses data presented at the American Heart Association…
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Lipid Forum II Highlights

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Anna Axelsson, MD: Results from INHERIT do not 'close the door' on losartan

November 24, 2014
CHICAGO — While results from the INHERIT trial indicate that losartan had no effect on left ventricular mass or…
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Controversial Issues and Challenging Cases

Controversial Issues and Challenging Cases in the New Frontier of Obesity Online Activity

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