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Published: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:35:00 -0400

 



Pearls From: Cindy Grines, MD

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Women are 'not just little men,' so why are so few represented in CV trials?



NT-proBNP Tx Disappointsfor HF Drug Titration

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- No difference in the proportion of GUIDE-IT trial patients who hit target biomarker level



After FOURIER, PCSK9 Inhibitors Still Not Cost-Effective

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Manufacturer rebates are not the answer, researchers say



Morning Break: Talcum Powder Settlement; Walnut Anyone? Vegan Diet Myths

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff



Spontaneous Coronary Dissection Often Followed By MACE Long Term

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:40:38 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- But beta blockers were tied to less recurrence in single-center study



Lower SBP Target for Blacks May Offer Cognitive Benefits (CME/CE)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Most protection found with levels of 120 mm Hg or lower



CMS Plans to Cut CV Initiatives; ESC vs Terrorism; New Endo Devices

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine



Vaginal Estrogen Use: No Increase in CV, Cancer Risks (CME/CE)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:17:36 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- CHD, fracture, and all-cause mortality actually lowered among postmenopausal users



Identifying T2D Patients at Risk for Hypoglycemia Hospitalization (CME/CE)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:15:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Risk-stratification tool used six variables easily obtained from medical records



Higher Childhood BMI Linked to Higher Stroke Risk (CME/CE)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Concerns about coming increases in cases of early ischemic stroke



Many Hospitals Fail to Support Smoking Cessation for CHD Patients (CME/CE)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Providers missing out on 'teachable moment'



Morning Break: White Doc Preferred; Early Start for ACA Enrollment; Malaria Game Changer?

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:15:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff



New Guideline on Pediatric HTN Puts More Emphasis on Lifestyle (CME/CE)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- 'Prevention and early detection are key'



10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Weekly News Quiz: Aug 11-17



PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include outcomes for payment, on- or off-pump CABG, cannabis for pain or PTSD, and the cognitive impact of a PCSK-9 inhibitor