Tag: cardiovascular

European Society of Cardiology 2020 Congress Goes Virtual

For the first time in its 70-year history, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) will hold its annual meeting virtually, the society has announced. Because...

ESC Guidance on CVD Diagnosis, Management Amid COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has issued guidance on the...

After Battling Flint Water Crisis, Doc Faces COVID Fight

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, a pediatrician nationally recognized for her efforts in exposing...

COVID-19 May Mimic Heart Attack Signs in Some

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Eighteen patients with severe COVID-19 treated at a New York City hospital showed...

Evidence of Possible RAS-Blocker Benefit in Patients With COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Patients infected by the COVID-19 virus may benefit from treatments that...

New Registry to Zero In on CVD Role in COVID-19 Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. A new registry has been created to standardize data collection on...

Tofu, Other Isoflavone-Rich Foods May Cut Heart Disease Risk

Regular consumption of tofu and other plant-based foods that are rich in isoflavones predicts a reduced long-term risk for fatal or nonfatal coronary heart disease...

Symptoms, Ischemia Don’t Match in Puzzle That Is INOCA

Myocardial ischemia at stress testing may be just as severe without as with obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) at angiography. But patients with ischemia and...

Pilates Tied to Improved CV Health in Young Obese Women

A new study demonstrating the health benefits of Pilates may help lighten the mood for people stuck at home as a result of social distancing...

AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry to Collect Data on CV Outcomes

The American Heart Association (AHA) has developed a COVID-19 cardiovascular disease (CVD) patient registry to collect cardiovascular-focused data and provide insights into care and adverse...

Higher Protein Intake Linked to Lower Risk of AF

New data from the Women’s Health Initiative show that those who ate more protein in proportion to their weight were slimmer and less likely to...

Unusually Long-Term PCI vs CABG Data in LMCA

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a trial comparing interventional strategies for left-main coronary artery (LMCA) disease launched more than a decade ago may...

CV Benefit Directly Related to EPA Levels

The reduction in cardiovascular (CV) events seen in the REDUCE-IT trial with icosapent ethyl (Vascepa, Amarin), a high-strength formulation of purified eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), were...