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Cardiology_Cardiovascular_Disease

5 Stubborn Statin Myths vs Data that Refute ThemAt AHA.17, Dr Rory Collins offered large-scale trial data to help dispel dangerous disinformation still circulating about the effects of statins.
2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines: Case StudyClick through this short case study for an illustration of the key principles put forth in the revised ACC/AHA guidelines on hypertension diagnosis and management.
Cardiologists Talk Concrete Application of Artificial IntelligenceTwo cardiologists respected for their technological expertise took the concept of AI from blue sky to concrete clinical examples at AHA 2017.
New 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines, At-a-GlanceA shift to earlier intervention and emphasis on basics like proper BP measurement and intensive lifestyle change are the key revisions.
Selexipag Delays PAH Progression in Patients with Connective Tissue DiseaseResults of a subgroup analysis from the GRIPHON trial are promising for a hard-to-treat population.
New Biomarker Could Improve ARDS, AHF DiagnosisA biomarker of myocardial strain and inflammation may be able to discriminate between two similar pulmonary emergencies.
Methamphetamine-associated PAH: First Prospective Cohort StudyMethamphetamine abuse is on a steady rise in the US. A new study highlights the nature and dangers of Meth-PAH.
Hypertension, Target Organ Injury, and the BrainQuiz: Are you current on early evidence that suggests hypertension is a risk factor for Alzheimer disease and other dementias? .
Dose-adjusted DOACs vs Warfarin: Overview of EfficacyPatients who require dose adjustment when taking direct oral anticoagulants have not been well studied. This large study is a good start.
Hellenic Heart Failure Study: Impact of Mediterranean Diet on Recurrent ACSResults of this study suggest a role for the anti-inflammatory diet in secondary prevention.