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Antidepressants improve CV risk in patients with severe depressive symptoms

March 5, 2015

Patients with moderate or severe depression treated with antidepressants had a lower risk for death, CAD and stroke compared with patients not treated with antidepressants.

Moreover, statin use alone or in combination with antidepressants was not associated with significant CV risk reduction in this population.

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TAVR improves QOL in patients at extreme surgical risk

March 5, 2015
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement yielded substantial improvements in disease-specific and health-related quality of life among patients with severe aortic stenosis…
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ADT increases risk for cardiovascular disease in men with prostate cancer

March 5, 2015
Patients with prostate cancer who received androgen-deprivation therapy demonstrated an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to study results.Men with a…
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Female veterans undergoing cardiac catheterization have different characteristics than men

March 5, 2015
Female and male veterans undergoing cardiac catheterization present with different characteristics but similar long-term outcomes, according to new findings from the VA…
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In patients with mitral regurgitation, surgery improves well-being

March 5, 2015
Compared with patients who do not undergo surgery, patients with organic mitral regurgitation who undergo surgery experience significant improvements in emotional and…
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Best of Lipid Forum III

Best of Lipid Forum III

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Appropriate therapies for various dyslipidemias remain a challenge for practitioners struggling to reduce residual risk…
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VIDEO: Intra-arterial thrombectomy trial results indicate 'formula for success'

February 25, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Aneesh B. Singhal, MD, vice chair of quality and safety at Massachusetts General Hospital…
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Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

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Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent, yet modifiable, risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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