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AF-stroke relationship strongest in black patients

AF-stroke relationship strongest in black patients
February 20, 2018

Read the Perspective from Felix O. Sogade, MD, FACC, FHRS

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Social factors major determinant of stroke, CVD risk

February 20, 2018
Various socioeconomic determinants predispose patients to developing CVD and stroke, especially in the United States, according to a presentation at the International…
In the Journals

Short, light bouts of exercise lower mortality risk in older men

February 20, 2018
Bouts of light-intensity exercise lasting 10 minutes were sufficient to lower the risk for death in most older men, according to findings recently published in the…
In the Journals

Cocaine use confers epicardial, microvascular disease

February 19, 2018
Patients with a history of long-term cocaine use have higher rates of coronary endothelial dysfunction, which may increase catecholamine sensitivity resulting in…
In the Journals

Mitral stenosis elevates risk for HF during pregnancy

February 19, 2018
Women with symptomatic moderate or severe rheumatic mitral stenosis before pregnancy had an increased risk for complications during pregnancy, including HF, according to…
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