Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Articles

Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts Life Expectancy in Heart Failure Patients

When Avi Yagil, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Physics at University of California San Diego flew home from Europe in 2012, he thought he had caught…

Updated : Oct 14, 2019 in Research Articles

New Heart Attack Registry to Provide Unprecedented Insight into STEMI Occurrence, Treatment in North India

A new study published in Clinical Cardiology introduces the North Indian (NORIN) ST‐Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Registry and provides preliminary data collected since its…

Updated : Oct 05, 2019 in Research Articles

Pairing New Medications Could Offer Hope to Heart Disease Patients

Estes Park, Colo. (October 5, 2019)—Cardiologist Bertram Pitt, MD, sees promise in combining two new classes of medication into a treatment regimen for patients with…

Updated : Sep 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Skin-Cells-Turned-to-Heart-Cells Help Unravel Genetic Underpinnings of Cardiac Function

Genome-wide association studies have uncovered more than 500 genetic variants linked to heart function, everything from heart rate to irregular rhythms that can lead to…

Updated : Sep 27, 2019 in Expert Pitch

When data parasites are a positive – A growing trend of data sharing will move science forward, @umichCVC cardiologist says.

J. Brian Byrd, M.D., M.S., available to discuss advances in data sharing, why it's so important, and to give an overview of the Research Symbiont…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Shortened Three-month DAPT Duration After PCI Demonstrates Low Rate of Adverse Events in High-Bleeding Risk Patients

SAN FRANCISCO – September 26, 2019 – Data from the EVOLVE Short DAPT study found that shortened three-month dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) did not increase…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Durable Polymer Drug-Eluting Stent Noninferior to a Polymer-Free Drug-Coated Stent in Patients at High Risk of Bleeding Treated with One-Month DAPT

SAN FRANCISCO – September 26, 2019 – The first randomized trial to compare a durable polymer drug-eluting stent to a polymer-free drug-coated stent in patients…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Research Articles

Coronary Stent Patients May Not Need Long-Term Aspirin

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Updated : Sep 17, 2019 in Research Articles

Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm

A single high dose of radiation aimed at the heart significantly reduces episodes of a potentially deadly rapid heart rhythm, according to results of a…

Updated : Sep 16, 2019 in Feature

New 3D Technology Can Repair Aneurysms Previously Deemed Inoperable

Surgeries to repair complex thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms are difficult and sometimes fraught with complications. Up to 25 percent of patients who undergo the vascular procedure…

Updated : Sep 10, 2019 in Research Articles

Genetic mutation linked to flu-related heart complications

*** ADDITIONAL MULTIMEDIA AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD: http://bit.ly/2HQ33Yd *** COLUMBUS, Ohio – People with severe flu sometimes develop life-threatening heart problems, even when their hearts have…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Heart failure deaths are highest in the poorest US counties

DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2019 -- People living in counties with high rates of poverty are more likely to die from heart failure compared to people…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New study confirms the long-term benefits of a low-fat diet

SEATTLE -- September 4, 2019 -- A team led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has identified several women's health benefits from a…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Increased body weight in adolescent boys linked with heart attack before 65

Paris, France - 3 Sept 2019: A study in nearly 1.7 million 18-year-old boys has found that higher body mass index (BMI) is linked with…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

It is never too late to start statins for clogged leg arteries

Paris, France - 3 Sept 2019: Statins are linked with reduced mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease, even when started late after diagnosis, reports…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

New AI technology for advanced heart attack prediction

Technology developed using artificial intelligence (AI) could identify people at high risk of a fatal heart attack at least 5 years before it strikes, according…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Diabetes and heart attack is a particularly risky combination

Paris, France - 3 Sept 2019: After a heart attack, patients with diabetes are at greater risk of heart failure and subsequent death than those…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Patients with cardiac devices do not adhere to driving ban

Paris, France - 3 Sept 2019: Nearly one-third of patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) resume driving despite it being medically contraindicated - a…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

CVD leading cause of death worldwide, but cancer rising cause in rich countries

HAMILTON, ON (Sept. 3, 2019) - Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death among middle-aged adults around the world; however, in high-income countries…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

The Lancet: Cancer now leading cause of death in high-income countries — while heart disease burden

Two reports from the Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiologic (PURE) study published in the Lancet and presented together at the ESC Congress 2019 provide unique…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Heart failure care must address patients’ broader health if survival rates are to be improved

Findings show that a decline in cardiovascular deaths has been offset by an increase in the number of deaths from infections and respiratory problems, highlighting…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

World-first cardio trial shows shorter wait times and admissions

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA: A major new study led by Flinders University Professor Derek Chew shows that up to 70% of patients presenting to Australian hospital emergency…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

The Lancet journals: Papers at ESC Congress 2019

The following papers will be presented at the ESC Congress 2019, organised by the European Society of Cardiology in Paris and published simultaneously in either…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Who benefits from a defibrillator?

Implantable defibrillators can save lives, but also harbor risks. A major European study headed by three researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), LMU…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Medical imaging rates continue to rise despite push to reduce their use

Despite a broad campaign among physician groups to reduce the amount of imaging in medicine, the rates of use of CT, MRI and other scans…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Mouthwash use could inhibit benefits of exercise, new research shows

Exercise is known to reduce blood pressure - but the activity of bacteria in our mouths may determine whether we experience this benefit, according to…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Emory cardiologist introduces WHF Roadmap on CVD prevention with diabetes

Emory University cardiologist Laurence Sperling, MD, introduced the World Heart Federation's (WHF) new roadmap aimed at reducing the global burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

National study seeks earlier diagnosis of ATTR cardiac amyloidosis in minorities

BOSTON - Researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), in collaboration with Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC), are…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Fat-Absorbing XX Chromosomes Raise Heart Disease Risk in Women

New research at the University of Kentucky has confirmed that the presence of XX sex chromosomes increases the amount of fat circulating in the blood,…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Bigger spend, same end: Post-hospital care study suggests ways to save Medicare money

Picture a woman in her 60s, in the hospital after a heart attack or a hip replacement. As her hospital stay nears its end, her…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Study shows metabolic surgery associated with lower risk of death and heart complications

Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, PARIS: A large Cleveland Clinic study shows that weight-loss surgery performed in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity is associated…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Decline in sports-related sudden cardiac death linked with rise in bystander resuscitation

Paris, France - 2 Sept 2019: Fewer sports-related sudden cardiac arrest victims die nowadays, a trend linked with increased bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), reports a…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Heart failure patients have similar odds of dementia-type brain lesions as stroke patients

Paris, France - 2 Sept 2019: A type of brain damage linked with dementia and cognitive impairment is as common in heart failure patients as…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Lifestyle, not genetics, explains most premature heart disease

Paris, France - 2 Sept 2019: Physical inactivity, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol play a greater role than genetics in many young…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Malaria infection is associated with increased risk of heart failure

Paris, France - 02 Sept 2019: Malaria infection is linked with a 30% raised risk of heart failure, according to a small study presented today…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers uncover how popular drug helps in heart failure

BOSTON--Results were released today from the first two clinical studies designed specifically to examine the effects of the heart drug sacubitril/valsartan on the structure and…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Men who live alone have problems taking ‘blood thinning’ drug

Paris, France - 2 Sept 2019: Living alone is associated with difficulties using the "blood thinner" warfarin in men, but not women, according to research…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

The Lancet: Non-physician health workers lead new approach to lowering risk of world’s number one ca

A substantial reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease, the world's leading cause of death, can be achieved in a year with a new comprehensive…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Early life environment may lead to high blood pressure in children

Where a mother lives and the temperature outside while she is pregnant, among other environmental factors, can impact whether her child is prehypertensive or hypertensive…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Internal bleeding after heart attack may trigger suspicion of cancer

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Bleeding during the first six months after discharge from hospital for a heart attack is linked with a subsequent…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Microbes may play a role in heart attack onset

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Microorganisms in the body may contribute to destabilisation of coronary plaques and subsequent heart attack, according to late breaking…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Motivational text messages help patients with diabetes

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: A low-cost text-messaging programme improves blood sugar control in patients with diabetes and coronary heart disease. That's the finding…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Sedentary lifestyle for 20 years linked to doubled mortality risk compared to being active

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Two decades of a sedentary lifestyle is associated with a two times risk of premature death compared to being…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Tiny wearable cameras may improve quality of life in heart failure patients

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The ever-present devices that seem to track all our moves can be annoying, intrusive or worse, but for heart…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Diabetes medication shows potential to reduce heart disease

TORONTO, August 31, 2019 - A new study from St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada shed lights on how a class of medications that help…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

European guidelines on lipid control advocate ‘lower is better’ for cholesterol levels

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular disease, especially in high…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Eating nuts linked with lower risk of fatal heart attack and stroke

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: Eating nuts at least twice a week is associated with a 17% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease,…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Guidelines on diabetes and cardiovascular diseases published today

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are published online today in European…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Guidelines on management of fast heartbeat published today

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on supraventricular tachycardia are published online today in European Heart Journal ,(1)…

Updated : Aug 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

New guidance on potentially fatal blood clots published today

Paris, France - 31 Aug 2019: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on acute pulmonary embolism are published online today in European Heart Journal…