In the JournalsPerspective

Tofu, isoflavones decrease CHD risk

March 23, 2020
Eating higher quantities of tofu and isoflavones lowers the risk for CHD, especially in young women or postmenopausal women who do not use hormones…
Meeting News

Short-term improvement after mitral valve repair may signify long-term benefits: COAPT

March 18, 2020
Positive changes in disease-specific health status as soon as 1 month after transcatheter mitral valve repair were strongly linked to reduced…
In the JournalsPerspective

Evolocumab lowers LDL in familial hypercholesterolemia

February 10, 2020
Evolocumab effectively lowered plasma LDL in patients with homozygous or severe heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, according to long-term…
In the Journals

Diastolic hypertension may not increase CV risk despite higher prevalence with updated guideline

January 28, 2020
The 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association BP guideline identified more patients with isolated diastolic hypertension…
In the JournalsPerspective

Positive ECG, negative echocardiography may identify patients with elevated cardiac risk

January 27, 2020
Patients with positive ECG results and normal stress echocardiography had a slightly increased risk for adverse cardiac events, according to a study…
The Take Home

The Take Home: AHA Scientific Sessions

January 10, 2020
The American Heart Association Scientific Sessions had several presentations with major implications for cardiology, most notably the ISCHEMIA and…
In the Journals

In PCI population, cancer confers mortality, bleeding risks

December 26, 2019
Among patients who underwent PCI, those with cancer had elevated risks for cardiac mortality and bleeding, researchers reported in JACC
In the Journals

Rates of death, stroke after CAS low in CREST-2 registry

December 19, 2019
Rates of periprocedural death and stroke were low in patients from the CREST-2 registry who underwent carotid artery stenting, researchers reported…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Frequent discrimination raises African immigrants’ risk for CVD

November 26, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — African immigrants who experience frequent discrimination have significantly elevated risk for CVD and high cholesterol…
At Issue

At Issue: ISCHEMIA trials provoke debate on treatment of stable ischemic heart disease

November 25, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Results from the ISCHEMIA and ISCHEMIA-CKD trials of invasive vs. conservative strategies in patients with stable ischemic heart…