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UVA Health honored for care for patients with heart attack – CBS19 News

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Continue reading

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Krumholz awarded Clinical Research Prize by the American Heart Association – Yale News

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Dr. Harlan Krumholz Dr. Harlan Krumholz 80 B.S., the Harold H Continue reading

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American Heart Association 2019 Late-breaking Trials – Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology

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November 19, 2019 Here is a list of the key late-breaking clinical study presentations and links to the results at the 2019 American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting, Nov. 16-18, 2019, in Philadelphia.Find details on the AHA Scientific-Sessions. DAPA-HF: The Dapagliflozin and Prevention of Adverse-outcomes in Heart Failure Trial: Results in Nondiabetic Patients. Continue reading

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AI-driven Blood Test for the Diagnosis of Heart Disease: Prevencio’s study confirms high accuracy Cardiology2.0 – Cardiology2.0

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Prevencio, Inc.today announces data confirming the high accuracy of its AI-driven, multiple-protein HART CADhs test, a biomarker clinical/proteomic panel inclusive of high sensitivity cardiac troponin for the diagnosis of obstructive Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), also known as heart disease. Researchers highlighted that these important findings, presented November 18 at the 2019 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia, performed with high accuracy on two different patient groups from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and The University Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany Continue reading

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Statins not linked to cognitive decline in the elderly – Clinical Daily News – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

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News > Clinical Daily News There is no link between statin medications and cognitive decline in older adults, according to an observational study. Australian researchers followed 1,000 elderly individuals for six years Continue reading

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Healthy lifestyle and medication as good as stents and surgery in preventing heart attacks – USA TODAY

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Decades of medical wisdom are being called into question after a new study suggests some people with heart disease might be undergoing surgery they don't need. CBC - Health Common heart procedures such as stents and bypass surgery don't prevent heart attacks or deathsmore often than cholesterol-lowering drugs and lifestyle changesfor millions of Americans with stable heart disease, a new, federally funded study shows Continue reading

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John Spertus, MD, on the Practice-Changing ISCHEMIA Trial – Medscape

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This interview was recorded on November 16, 2019, at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions and is a collaboration between MDedge and Medscape. It is published on both websites. This transcript has been edited for clarity. Continue reading

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Expensive Device Used in Heart Procedures Might Pose Dangers: Study – HealthDay

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RECOVERY: Early Surgery Best in Severe Asymptomatic AS? – Medscape

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PHILADELPHIA New randomized trial results show early aortic valve replacement (AVR) resulted in a lower risk for operative mortality or death from cardiovascular causes compared with conservative care in asymptomatic patients with severe aortic valve stenosis. Secondary analysis also showed a reduced risk for all-cause mortality, the researchers report Continue reading

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Empagliflozin Reduces Risk of HF Compared With Other Antidiabetic Agents – The Cardiology Advisor

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PHILADELPHIA Treatment with empagliflozin, a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, was associated with reduced risk of hospitalization for heart failure when compared with use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1 receptor agonists, according to interim analysis of the EMPRISE study. Findings were presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia, PA. The EMPRISE trial was designed to evaluate the first 5 years of empagliflozin use in the US (2014-2019) Continue reading

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