MedPage Today Cardiovascular

  • Updated:Feb 24,2014
  • Run for Your Life? Right! (CME/CE)

    Jul 29, 2014 1:00 PM | (MedPage Today) -- Running for as little as 5 to 10 minutes a day, once or twice a week, or at slow speeds was associated with substantial mortality benefits over 15 years, a prospective study showed.
  • Do Decision Aids Help Patients Make Difficult Choices? (CME/CE)

    Jul 28, 2014 4:58 PM | (MedPage Today) -- Decision aids designed to help patients make general healthcare choices, such as selecting a treatment location, provide some help, but condition-specific aids may provide the most useful information for patients and families.
  • Processed Foods: Where Do We Go From Here?

    Jul 28, 2014 1:28 PM | (MedPage Today) -- David Katz, MD, MPH, the director of Yale's Prevention Research Center, weighs in on the American Society for Nutrition's recent scientific statement on processed foods.
  • Nutritionists Pan ASN Processed Foods Statement (CME/CE)

    Jul 28, 2014 1:28 PM | (MedPage Today) -- A new scientific statement from the American Society for Nutrition maintains that processed foods make up an essential part of the American diet -- a position that some nutrition experts have expressed concerns over, given questions over the statement's definition of "processed."
  • Heart Defects Still Often Found Late

    Jul 28, 2014 1:13 PM | (MedPage Today) -- Prenatal diagnosis of critical heart defects has increased, but more than one in 10 are still discovered only after discharge home, a population-based study showed.
  • CardioBreak: Lab-Grown Blood, Guideline Questions

    Jul 28, 2014 11:21 AM | (MedPage Today) -- Cardiology-related news from the past week from around the Web.
  • HIV Patients' Heart Health Gets Short Shrift

    Jul 27, 2014 5:06 PM | (MedPage Today) -- MELBOURNE, Australia -- Cardiovascular disease risk factors were not assessed and managed as comprehensively in HIV-positive people as they were in uninfected patients, researchers said here.
  • HIV Drug Cleared of Cognition Hit

    Jul 26, 2014 3:00 PM | (MedPage Today) -- MELBOURNE, Australia -- Although it has well-known psychiatric side effects, the HIV drug efavirenz (Sustiva) does not affect cognition, a researcher said here.
  • This Week: AIDS Progress, Vegan Diet

    Jul 25, 2014 3:47 PM | (MedPage Today) -- Delegates to the IAC step up the pace, a top doctor's decision to go vegan, and disappointing results for robotic surgery topped this week's news at MedPage Today.
  • Three Strikes: Time to End Lethal Injection?

    Jul 25, 2014 3:00 PM | (MedPage Today) -- The third botched execution of a death row inmate in a year should serve as proof enough that lethal injection won't work as an execution modality, according to one expert.
  • Friday Feedback: Pradaxa Monitoring?

    Jul 25, 2014 2:54 PM | (MedPage Today) -- This week, Friday Feedback takes a look at The BMJ's investigation into alleged suppression of information supporting routine drug level monitoring and dose adjustment for dabigatran (Pradaxa).
  • Tweet of the Week: C. diff Barbie

    Jul 25, 2014 2:00 PM | (MedPage Today) -- Welcome to another edition of the MedPage Today Tweet of the Week! Every Friday, the editorial team highlights its favorite 140-character contribution from the healthcare twittersphere.
  • PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)

    Jul 25, 2014 12:00 PM | (MedPage Today) -- This week?s topics include morcellation dangers, a new clotting pathway identified, troubles with handoffs, and deep vein thrombosis and catheterization.
  • This Week in the Endocrine Journals

    Jul 25, 2014 11:45 AM | (MedPage Today) -- Studies making an impact in endocrinology this week: variation in GLP-1 assays, gut flora as triggers of inflammation.
  • High Urate? Get Moving, Study Finds

    Jul 25, 2014 11:31 AM | (MedPage Today) -- Regular exercise significantly lessened the excess mortality risk associated with elevated serum uric acid, a large Taiwanese study found.