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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards $13.8 million for research into pediatric blood cancers

October 9, 2019
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awarded $13.8 million in new pediatric research grants designed to identify more effective and precise treatments…

Cardiology Today Chief Medical Editor receives award for medical leadership, research to improve women’s heart health

Cardiology Today, June 2019
The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, also known as WomenHeart, has honored Carl J. Pepine, MD, MACC, professor of medicine at the…
Women's Heart Notes

ACC meeting offers female cardiologists chance to connect with their ‘community’

Cardiology Today, June 2019
Ki Park, MD, MS, FSCAI
The American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, held in March in New Orleans, brought together thousands of CV providers from around the…
Meeting NewsPerspective

YOUNG-MI: 1 in 5 early heart attack survivors under age 40

April 12, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In the YOUNG-MI registry, which compared outcomes of young and very young MI survivors, roughly 20% of individuals with a first…

Cardiology Today Chief Medical Editor receives award for research to improve women’s heart health

April 9, 2019
The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, also known as WomenHeart, has honored Carl J. Pepine, MD, MACC, professor of medicine at the…
In the Journals

Delayed discharge after TAVR increases risk for mortality

March 4, 2019
Confirming a previous presentation, patients who had a delayed discharge after transcatheter aortic valve replacement had a significantly increased…
In the Journals

Apixaban superior to rivaroxaban in preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism, major bleeding

February 24, 2019
Apixaban appeared more effective than rivaroxaban in preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism without major bleeding events, according to results…
Hooked on ID

Hooked on ID with Anthony P. Cannella, MD, MSc, FACP

Infectious Disease News, February 2019
As a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, I did an elective rotation with Dr. John Greene at Moffitt…
In the Journals

Full-dose bivalirudin infusion after PCI tied to better outcomes vs. low dose in ACS

February 19, 2019
Among patients with ACS who received an infusion of bivalirudin after PCI, those who had a full dose showed better outcomes than those who had a…
In the JournalsPerspective

Intensive BP control reduces risk for mild cognitive impairment

January 28, 2019
BP reductions did not significantly reduce the risk for dementia in patients with hypertension, they did significantly reduce the risk for mild…
In the JournalsPerspective

Aspirin increases risk for major bleeding, decreases CV risk in those without CVD

January 22, 2019
Patients without CVD who took aspirin has a decreased risk for CV events and an increased risk for major bleeding, according to a meta-analysis…
FDA News

FDA panel: Febuxostat benefits outweigh CV risks, but reduce use

January 14, 2019
A joint panel of the FDA’s Arthritis Advisory Committee and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee voted 19-2 with one abstention…
In the Journals

Ticagrelor bests clopidogrel for suppressing high platelet reactivity after TAVR

January 14, 2019
Ticagrelor plus aspirin, when compared with clopidogrel plus aspirin, resulted in faster and more sustained suppression of high platelet reactivity…
In the Journals

Preventive aspirin use may cause major bleeding in patients without CVD history

December 21, 2018
The daily use of aspirin to prevent CV events in patients lacking a history of CVD is linked to an increased likeliness of major bleeding, according…
In the Journals

Sedentary lifestyle increases CVD risk in patients with healthy BMI

December 15, 2018
Patients with a BMI between 18.5 kg/m2 and 24.9 kg/m2 who led a sedentary lifestyle had an increased risk for CVD compared with those who were…
In the Journals

Predictors of readmission after thrombectomy for stroke identified

December 11, 2018
Approximately 1 in 8 patients who received endovascular thrombectomy for treatment of acute ischemic stroke are readmitted within 30 days, with…
Meeting News

ASH recognizes three Choosing Wisely champions

December 3, 2018
SAN DIEGO — ASH honored three practitioners as Choosing Wisely champions at ASH Annual Meeting and Exhibition for successfully implementing…
5 Questions with Dr. Bhatt

A Conversation with Anthony A. Bavry, MD, MPH

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
For this issue, Dr. Bhatt talks with Cardiology Today’s Intervention Editorial Board Member Anthony A. Bavry, MD, MPH, associate professor of…
Meeting News

PCPs associated with higher rates of vaccinations among patients with end-stage renal disease

November 2, 2018
Patients with end-stage renal disease were more likely to receive recommended vaccinations if they had a regular primary care physician, according to…
Cover Story

Antithrombotic therapy after PCI in AF requires careful consideration

Cardiology Today, October 2018
For patients undergoing PCI, dual antiplatelet therapy plays an important role in preventing thrombotic events. For some patients, however…