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In the JournalsPerspective

Barbershop intervention sustains BP reductions in black men at 1 year

December 17, 2018
An intervention to reduce BP through health promotion at barbershops continued to be effective in black men with hypertension, according to 1-year…
In the Journals PlusGuidelines

Guideline supports shorter radiation therapy option in prostate cancer

November 14, 2018
The American Society for Radiation Oncology, ASCO and the American Urological Association have published a guideline supporting moderately…
Cover Story

Disappointed but Undaunted: Pursuing New Avenues in Lupus Drug Development

Healio Rheumatology, October 2018
The march of scientific progress usually goes as follows: failure, failure, failure, failure, success, failure, failure, ad infinitum. Progress…
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Ronald G. Victor, MD

Cardiology Today, October 2018
Ronald G. Victor, MD, a prominent hypertension expert and the first investigator to scientifically prove that thousands of lives could be saved…
Meeting News

Second-generation IBS blood test available for commercial distribution

October 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Gemelli Biotech, in cooperation with the Medically Associated Science and Technology Program at Cedars-Sinai, announced the…
FDA News

FDA awards $18 million to fund trials of medical products for rare diseases

September 29, 2018
The FDA awarded more than $18 million in grants over the next 4 years to fund clinical trials of medical products intended to treat patients with…
Feature

Q&A: Believing IBS is a disease of ‘nervous, anxious women’ is ‘antiquated’ and ‘wrong’

August 27, 2018
Imagine being a physician specialized in a certain area and hearing that something being taught in a board review course for recertification could be…
Cover Story

Trust, access confer success in community-based hypertension management

Cardiology Today, August 2018
Hypertension is a well-established, powerful risk factor for CVD and stroke, especially in black individuals, but the challenge lies in identifying…
Cover Story

Interest expands as wearable technology advances

Orthopedics Today, July 2018
Researchers showed interest in the assessment of physical activity through step counters as early as the 1960s, but the practice was not accepted as…
In the Journals

Collaborative initiative reduces 30-day hospital readmissions

July 10, 2018
The Enhanced Care Program, which includes coordination between an interdisciplinary team in transitioning patients to a skilled nursing facility…
Feature

Men’s health month: How to prevent, diagnose, treat CVD in men

June 8, 2018
June is Men’s Health Month, a time intended “to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and…
At Issue

Bicuspid Aortic Valves Present Challenges for TAVR

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2018
Most clinical research for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis has been performed in patients with…
Cover Story

Pulmonary hypertension requires multidisciplinary approach for diagnosis, treatment

Cardiology Today, May 2018
Hospitalizations for pulmonary hypertension have increased from 1980 to 2002, resulting in 200,000 hospitalizations for the condition as a primary or…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Upstaging of lung cancer increases with surgery delay

May 4, 2018
Upstaging of non-small cell lung cancers significantly increased with each successive week between staging and surgery, according to findings…
Cover Story

Nonobstructive CAD remains vexing, especially in women

Cardiology Today, March 2018
Evidence of myocardial ischemia with nonobstructive CAD is a major clinical problem that affects more women than men. It is now evident that coronary…
Next Gen Innovators

Mentoring crucial for growth within cardiology specialty

Cardiology Today, February 2018
Developing positive relationships with mentors can be a crucial part of launching a successful career in clinical and research cardiology. However…
In the Journals

Online decision tool helps IBD patients choose biologic therapy

February 1, 2018
Researchers have developed a new online tool designed to help patients with inflammatory bowel disease navigate different options for biologic…
Point/Counter

Do enough data exist to properly screen and monitor patients for toxicities associated with immunotherapies?

HemOnc Today, December 25, 2017
POINT Immune checkpoint inhibitors have changed the landscape of cancer treatment since first coming on the scene a decade ago. Ipilimumab, a CTLA-4…
Cardiology Today Anniversary

2 decades of women-patterned heart disease

Cardiology Today, November 2017
Editor’s Note: Cardiology Today is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017. We are reaching out to experts in cardiology for their take on

Sherman Prize winner discusses integration, cooperation in IBD

October 4, 2017
In his long career as a gastroenterologist, Stephen R. Targan, MD, has seen many innovations and treatments emerge in his field.  But…