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Rehospitalization common for survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest

November 23, 2014

Patients who have survived an in-hospital cardiac arrest have high rates of hospital readmission, according to recent results.

These readmission rates, along with increased costs, are particularly high within certain subgroups, such as younger patients and blacks, the researchers wrote.

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Novel apolipoprotein A-I formulation studied in AEGIS-I

November 22, 2014
A new phase 2b trial will assess a novel apolipoprotein A-I formulation and its effect on markers of reverse cholesterol transport and the stabilization of…
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EPA with statins may reduce periprocedural MI in PCI

November 21, 2014
Patients receiving eicosapentaenoic acid with statins before PCI experienced reduced type IVa MI compared with those receiving statins only, recent findings…
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CDC: Overall heart disease death rate fell, increased in certain subtypes

November 21, 2014
In a letter published in JAMA, researchers from the CDC reported that mortality rates for heart disease overall have declined, but increases were seen in certain…
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VIDEO: Satellite-based ECG system may improve outcomes for patients with STEMI

November 21, 2014
CHICAGO — Srihari S. Naidu, MD, director of the cardiac catheterization lab at Winthrow University Hospital in Mineola, New York, provides perspective on results…
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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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Obesity has become a world-wide issue of utmost importance as its incidence and prevalence are associated with dramatic…
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New data may yield a 'change in the paradigm' of HF therapy

November 18, 2014
CHICAGO — Further analyses of the PARADIGM-HF trial provide more information on the efficacy of an…
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Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Key Points for the Emergency Physician

Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

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According to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2013 Update, approximately 795,000…
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