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Women with new-onset AF at elevated risk for cancer

May 25, 2016

In a cohort of healthy women at baseline, those who developed atrial fibrillation had elevated risk for cancer after their atrial fibrillation diagnosis, according to findings published in JAMA Cardiology.

The researchers analyzed 34,691 women from the Women’s Health Study aged 45 years or older and free of AF, CVD and cancer at baseline between 1993 and 2013.

In the Journals

Physicians call for universal, single-payer health care system

May 25, 2016
In an editorial published in the American Journal of Public Health, researchers outlined a proposal to overhaul the nation’s current health care system and…
In the Journals

High SYNTAX score fails to predict outcomes after PCI in unprotected left main disease

May 25, 2016
In patients with unprotected left main disease, clinical outcomes of PCI with an everolimus-eluting stent do not appear to be influenced by high anatomical complexity as…
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Influenza vaccination linked to fewer CV, respiratory hospitalizations in patients with HF

May 25, 2016
Influenza vaccination was associated with a 30% reduction in CV hospitalization in patients with HF, according to recent study data.Use of the influenza vaccine also was…
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VIDEO: Informed decision making shows promise in ED evaluation of chest pain

May 25, 2016
CHICAGO — Kim Eagle, MD, director of the Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan and editor of ACC.org, discusses the…
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