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AV ablation improves outcomes in concomitant heart failure

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Circulatory Disorders

A circulation education for the primary care physician
A circulation education for the primary care physicianManaging circulatory diseases are no longer only under the exclusive jurisdiction of specialists. Here's what you need to know to help your patients.
Adolescents are eating their way to heart disease
Adolescents are eating their way to heart diseaseThe adolescent diet of fat, salt, and sugar is leading US teenagers on the path to early cardiovascular disease, according to new research from the American Heart Association.
An emerging dyslipidemia: New NHLBI and NLA treatment guidelinesElevated blood lipids in childhood are risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young adults. New guidelines for universal lipid screening and treatment of dyslipidemia in children will help clinicians to identify these patients and establish treatment goals that will reduce overall cardiovascular risk factors later in life.
An emerging dyslipidemia: Assessing future CV risk in childrenStudies have provided new information that increased triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol associated with childhood obesity are risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young adulthood.
Debate: Should healthy men with elevated cholesterol levels take statins?
Debate: Should healthy men with elevated cholesterol levels take statins?Doctors debate whether men with elevated cholesterol who are otherwise healthy should still take statins, in a new series in JAMA, Dueling Viewpoints.