Even small changes in fitness tied to lower mortality risk
Small changes in cardiorespiratory fitness may have a big impact on health and mortality risk.
‘Unheard of’ PAH improvement with novel drug: STELLAR
Sotatercept, a designer molecule that removes a key driver of pulmonary arterial hypertension, had efficacy and safety in the first of three...
What’s it like to take Ozempic? A doctor’s own story
‘With the rising popularity of weight loss drug injections, I’ve received many questions from patients about the pros, cons, and costs,” doctor...
‘Keto-like’ diet linked to doubling of heart disease risk
But one lipid expert has highlighted limitations of the observational study and advised caution in interpreting the results.
Heart-healthy actions promote longer, disease-free life
Stronger measures of cardiovascular health were linked to longer life expectancy and fewer chronic conditions.
High CV risk factor burden in young adults a ‘smoldering’ crisis
Cardiovascular risk factors are “unacceptably” high and are increasing among young adults, prompting calls for aggressive preventive measures.
Long-term BP reductions with renal denervation not race specific
Long-term blood pressure reductions in the Black patient cohort of the SYMPLICITY renal denervation trial challenge early results.
Causal AI quantifies CV risk, providing patient-specific goals
Causal artificial intelligence is showing how specific risk factors can be overcome to avoid cardiovascular events.
NUDGE-FLU: Electronic ‘nudges’ boost flu shot uptake in seniors
Two strategies based on electronically delivered letters or “nudges” were found to increase flu shot uptake, compared with usual care, a new study...
500 more steps a day tied to 14% lower CVD risk in older adults
New study supports the value of modest but consistent activity to improve heart health.
Old drug verapamil may have new use in type 1 diabetes
In randomized trial, the old cardiac agent slowed the destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in youth with new-onset type 1 diabetes.