In the JournalsPerspective

Migraines increase risk for CVD

February 6, 2018
Patients with migraine had an increased risk for ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, MI, venous thromboembolism, and atrial fibrillation or atrial…
In the JournalsPerspective

AHA: Mortality from uncontrolled BP rises; CVD leading cause of death in US

February 1, 2018
The rate of deaths caused by high BP increased by 10.5% from 2005 to 2015, and the actual number of deaths attributable to high BP increased by…
In the JournalsPerspective

ESC risk model reduces ICD use in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

January 15, 2018
High-risk patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy would not have been protected from sudden death through the recommendation of an implantable…
Meeting News

Healthy lifestyle behaviors less likely in minority women

December 19, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Hispanic and black adults, particularly women, were less likely to partake in healthy lifestyle behaviors such as diet and…
In the JournalsPerspective

ACC recommends careful assessment of bleeding episodes with oral anticoagulants

December 14, 2017
Assessment and treatment of a bleeding episode in patients on oral anticoagulants are essential for the proper care of these patients and the…
In the Journals

CRESCENT-II: Tiered cardiac CT protocol more efficient, faster than functional testing

December 13, 2017
A tiered cardiac CT protocol with dynamic perfusion imaging had similar effectiveness to functional testing in patients with suspected CAD, but took…
FDA NewsPerspective

Personal ECG technology for Apple Watch cleared by FDA

November 30, 2017
AliveCor announced a personal ECG technology compatible with the Apple Watch has been cleared by the FDA. The accessory (KardiaBand) allows Apple…
In the JournalsPerspective

Abdominal obesity confers mortality risk in HFpEF

November 29, 2017
Among patients with HF with preserved ejection fraction, risk for all-cause mortality was higher in those with abdominal obesity compared with those…
In the JournalsPerspective

Increased levels of any physical activity reduce mortality, CVD risk

November 29, 2017
Higher levels of recreational and nonrecreational physical activity reduced the risk for CVD events and mortality in participants from low-, middle-…