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Jun 28 2019 This Week in Cardiology

Medical reversals, conflict of interest in the cardiac cath lab, cardiologist burnout, and changes in TAVR rules are discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week’s podcast. on … Read the rest

Outcomes of nonemergent percutaneous coronary intervention requiring mechanical circulatory support in patients without cardiogenic shock



The utilization of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using percutaneous ventricular assist device (PVAD) or intra‐aortic balloon pump (IABP) has been increasing. We … Read the rest

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths

A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades.

Relationship between intraocular pressure and retinal nerve fibre thickness loss in a monkey model of chronic ocular hypertension

Eye, Published online: 21 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41433-019-0484-1

Relationship between intraocular pressure and retinal nerve fibre thickness loss in a monkey model of chronic ocular hypertension

Salmonella Outbreak linked to Papayas

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate papaya outbreak of Salmonella Uganda infections.

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18 Easy Low Carb Grilled Vegetable Recipes for BBQ Season

Summer’s here! As you start to plan your Fourth of July weekend, don’t forget that low carb veggies make perfect side dishes. You’d…

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Statins may double the risk of type 2 diabetes

New research examines the risk of receiving a type 2 diabetes diagnosis among those who are taking statins to lower their cholesterol.

Congenital heart defect research awardees announced, request for applications for additional funding opens

Dallas, June 27, 2019 –  The Children’s Heart Foundation , the nation’s leading organization dedicated to funding congenital heart defect research, and the American Heart Association, the world’s leading … Read the rest

What is survivor's guilt?

When a person survives a traumatic event that other people did not, they may experience feelings of guilt. Survivor’s guilt is a common symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). … Read the rest

ARB Concerns Continue as Macleods Pulls Contaminated Losartan

The recall comes amid renewed concerns after a recent expanded recall and the discovery of a fourth potential carcinogen in another commonly used hypertension and heart failure medication.
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