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Video: Action needed to reduce CVD risks in HIV patients

February 28, 2015

SEATTLE — Steven Grinspoon, MD, of the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, gives an overview of his CROI 2015 plenary session discussing the growing risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV.

Along with reviewing available data, Grinspoon describes promising treatments in need of further testing and calls for more examination of the increasingly concerning comorbidity.

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AHA/ASA announce collaboration to reduce cryptogenic stroke in US

February 28, 2015
The American Heart Association, American Stroke Association and Medtronic recently announced a collaboration to reduce the rate of recurrent cryptogenic strokes in the…
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Intense anger, anxiety increase short-term MI risk

February 27, 2015
Patients who experienced intense episodes of anger or anxiety had a significantly increased risk for acute coronary occlusion within the subsequent 2 hours, according to…
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Study highlights 'significant' prevalence of blood transfusions in contemporary PCI

February 27, 2015
In a meta-analysis of 19 studies and more than 2 million patients, the mean prevalence of blood transfusions in contemporary PCI was 2.3%, and patients undergoing PCI…
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Study: 30-year CVD risk high in homeless adults with mental illness

February 27, 2015
Homeless adults with mental illness, particularly men and those with substance dependence, have an elevated 30-year risk for coronary death, MI and stroke, according to…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

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

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

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

Best of Lipid Forum III

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen, Inc.

Appropriate therapies for various dyslipidemias remain a challenge for practitioners struggling to reduce residual risk…
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