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Exercise with breaks in sitting lowers BP in older patients with overweight, obesity

February 20, 2019
Older patients with overweight or obesity who exercised in the morning had BP reductions that persisted during an 8-hour period vs. those with…
Feature

Smartphone app uses fingernail photos to detect anemia

February 13, 2019
Researchers at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a smartphone app designed to detect anemia. The novel app uses…
The Take Home

The Take Home: TCT

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2019
The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Scientific Symposium, held Sept. 21 to 25 in San Diego, brought many of interventional…
In the Journals Plus

Addition of veliparib to chemotherapy shows modest efficacy in small cell lung cancer

January 25, 2019
The addition of veliparib to frontline chemotherapy improved PFS among patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer, according to results of…

Trial testing FMT for recurrent diarrheal disease begins

January 19, 2019
A research consortium across multiple institutions has begun enrolling patients in a clinical trial examining whether fecal microbiota…
In the Journals

Leadless pacemaker confers low complication rate at 12 months

January 2, 2019
At 12 months, complication rates for a real-world population implanted with a transcatheter leadless pacemaker were lower than for those implanted…
In the Journals

Food deserts increase risk for HF hospitalizations

January 2, 2019
Individuals with HF living in a food desert had increased risk for repeat all-cause and HF hospitalization, according to a study published in The

Cardiology Today’s Editorial Board discusses top news of 2018

December 29, 2018
There were many noteworthy developments in cardiology in 2018. A number of trials were published that changed practice, and important new guidelines…
In the Journals

Untreated sleep apnea may increase odds of hypertension in black adults

December 26, 2018
Untreated moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea is related to increased odds of resistant hypertension and inadequate BP control in black…
In the Journals

Acupuncture may ease disturbed sleep in veterans with mild TBI, PTSD

December 21, 2018
Veterans with mild traumatic brain injury and PTSD receiving real acupuncture showed greater improvement in sleep measures than those receiving a…
Meeting News

Endoanchor system effective in AAA, hostile aortic necks

December 19, 2018
An endoanchor system effectively treated patients with complex anatomy, including hostile aortic necks, requiring intervention for an abdominal…
In the Journals

FDA panel discusses study design, indications for renal denervation as hypertension treatment

December 5, 2018
An FDA advisory committee panel discussed several topics regarding the clinical evaluation of device-based therapies, including renal denervation for…
Feature

Large study of black men with prostate cancer to look beyond genetics

November 26, 2018
Researchers at Keck School of Medicine of USC are leading a $26.5 million effort to conduct the first large-scale study of black men with prostate…

Arti Hurria, MD, remembered as ‘true giant’ in oncology, tireless advocate for patients

November 15, 2018
Arti Hurria, MD, felt she found her perfect fit in the field of medicine. The colleagues who continue to express an overwhelming sense of personal…
Meeting News

Nivolumab benefit in advanced head and neck cancer maintained regardless of age

November 9, 2018
NEW YORK — The OS benefit observed with nivolumab compared with investigator’s choice of single-agent chemotherapy for patients with…
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…
Cover Story

Expanded HPV vaccination could significantly impact public health

Infectious Disease News, September 2018
The number of Americans eligible to receive the HPV vaccine could expand dramatically this fall. The HPV 9-valent vaccine, recombinant (Gardasil 9…
Perspective

Collaboration needed to complete clinical trials of proton therapy

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2018
A multistakeholder approach is needed to ensure complete enrollment of seven randomized clinical trials that will test the comparative clinical…
Cover Story

Efficacy data, cost-effectiveness will guide decision to expand HPV vaccination to older adults

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2018
The number of Americans eligible to receive the HPV vaccine could expand dramatically this fall. The HPV 9-valent vaccine, recombinant (Gardasil 9…
In the Journals Plus

Insurance status may impact follicular lymphoma survival

August 20, 2018
Patients with follicular lymphoma who had private insurance demonstrated better survival outcomes than those with Medicare, Medicaid or no insurance…