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Neurology

Marijuana Use Tied to Repeat MI, Stroke After PCI

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Cannabis users were more likely to have a second MI, especially if middle-aged, Black, or male, and they had a higher risk of bleeding or...
Neurology

Statins Beneficial in Elderly, Guidelines Should Be Strengthened

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Contrary to previous evidence, two new studies show cardiovascular risks in elderly with elevated LDL cholesterol and benefits from treatments that are similar to those...
Neurology

STRENGTH Trial Questions CV Benefit of High-Dose Omega-3s

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Questions about the CV benefit of omega-3 fatty acids and the high-dose eicosapentaenoic acid product, Vascepa, have resurfaced with results of the STRENGTH trial using...
Neurology

SCAPIS: Simple Questionnaire Can Identify Silent Atherosclerosis

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The study found 40% of the middle-aged Swedish population without known heart disease had coronary plaques on CCTA, and those with extensive disease could be...
Neurology

FDA Broadens Ticagrelor Indication to Stroke Prevention

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In the THALES trial, ticagrelor plus aspirin led to a statistically significant reduction in stroke or death in with patients acute ischemic stroke or high-risk...
Neurology

Doc Reminders, Patient Payments to Increase Statins?

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Electronic ‘nudges’ may boost physician prescribing of statins; paying patients to take the medication helped with adherence but ultimately didn’t significantly reduce lipid levels, in...
Neurology

Pesco-Mediterranean Diet, Fasting, 'Ideal' to Reduce CVD

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Adhering to the Mediterranean diet and limiting eating time can lower the risk for cardiovascular disease. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

Raised Troponin Linked to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes

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A new US study has strengthened the link between COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease, while a new French study finds CVD is also an independent predictor...
Neurology

LoDoCo2: Added Steam for Colchicine as Secondary Prevention

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The benefits emerged early and continued to accrue through the trial, with no suggestion of attenuation during up to 5 years of treatment. Medscape Medical...
Neurology

Troponin Helps Risk-Stratify Heart Disease Patients

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Incorporating troponin testing into risk algorithms for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease reclassifies about 12% of patients into a more appropriate risk group, a new study shows....
Cardiology

Will the hidden specter of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) emerge from the avalanche of COVID-19?

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Related Articles Will the hidden specter of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) emerge from the avalanche of COVID-19? Indian Heart...
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Stress-Induced Brain Activity Linked to Chest Pain in CAD Patients

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The brain’s reaction to stress may be an important contributor to chest pain in patients with coronary artery disease, according to results of a cohort...
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Commentary: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19

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Being on-call in the COVID-19 era is different; interventional cardiologist Jaya Mallidi, MD, summarizes some of the current recommendations for safe practice. Source link...
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Even Normotensives Benefit From Cutting Sodium: Meta-analysis

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Sodium reduction resulted in lower blood pressure among a very broad group of patients, including normotensive individuals, researchers say. Medscape Medical News Source link...

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