Cardiology News


Risk Factors Can ID Patients More Likely to Be Readmitted

Risk Factors Can ID Patients More Likely to Be Readmitted

Friday discharge, existing chronic diseases, high number of ER visits are predictors.

For Obese Women, Exercise Plus Phototherapy Beneficial

For Obese Women, Exercise Plus Phototherapy Beneficial

Reduction in fat mass, delta of percentage change in fat mass, HOMA-IR index.

Standing More Can Benefit Cardiometabolic Health

Standing More Can Benefit Cardiometabolic Health

Even with regular exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood glucose, cholesterol levels.

Novel Stem Cell Approach Promising for Heart Failure

Novel Stem Cell Approach Promising for Heart Failure

Approach is 'simpler and probably safer' than earlier attempts.

Review: mHealth Text Messages Promote Medication Adherence

Review: mHealth Text Messages Promote Medication Adherence

Nine of 13 articles show improvement in adherence rates with mobile health text messages.

New Drug Effectively Lowers Levels of Triglycerides

New Drug Effectively Lowers Levels of Triglycerides

But it's not yet ready for standard care.

U.S. Medical Groups Fighting Prescription Opioid Abuse

U.S. Medical Groups Fighting Prescription Opioid Abuse

Special Task Force aims to curb 'epidemic' of addiction to opioids such as Oxycontin, Vicodin.

Chocolate Consumption Shows No Impact on Risk of A-Fib

Chocolate Consumption Shows No Impact on Risk of A-Fib

No association with incident atrial fibrillation; no evidence of effect modification by adiposity, age.

Patients Report Improved Care Access, Better Health With ACA

Patients Report Improved Care Access, Better Health With ACA

Gains seen in how many adults have insurance and a doctor, and say they are in better health.

Visit-to-Visit BP Variability May Impact Cardiovascular Outcomes

Visit-to-Visit BP Variability May Impact Cardiovascular Outcomes

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death.

is free, fast, and customized just for you!

Already a member?

Sign In Now »


Sign up for myCME e-newsletters


Drug Lookup

Browse drugs by: BrandGenericDisease


is free, fast, and customized just for you!

Already a member?

Sign In Now »