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Lower Lipids in Inflammatory Arthritis May Lower CV Risk
Intensive treatment with statins may help reduce risk of cardiovascular events in patients with inflammatory arthritis, suggests a new study.
3 Low Pressure Questions About Hypertension
Some things never change, or do they? Find answers here to key questions about the current state of high blood pressure treatment.
Shift Work and Metabolic Disorders
Diabetes, obesity, CVD--all have been linked to disruption of the day-night rhythm caused by shift work. More facts and some tips for your shift-weary patients, here.
Born to Be Sick: Birth Month Predicts Disease Risk
Researchers discovered 16 new birth month–disease associations, more than half of them cardiovascular, contributing to better understanding of lifetime disease risk.
Spondylitis and Aortic Regurgitation
Many patients with ankylosing spondylitis have aortic regurgitation: this study makes the case for routine echocardiography evaluation.
IMPROVE-IT: Can It Improve Heart Guidelines?
“Lower is better” regardless of the lipid-lowering agent used, publication confirms.
Can “Moderate” Drinking Damage Aging Hearts?
A new imaging study finds that more than one cocktail a day for seniors aged >75 years may do more harm than good.
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