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Intraocular Bleeding Risk Low With NOACs in Real-World Data (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Newer agents as safe as or safer than warfarin, other traditional agents

"Good Doctor," Bad Cardiology

(MedPage Today) -- John Higgins, MD, explains some aspects of medicine the ABC show got wrong

Nonstick Chemicals May Disrupt Metabolic Function in Women

(MedPage Today) -- Higher PFAS concentrations tied to weight regain, slower metabolism

Quality toolkit improves care in Indian hospitals

A simple toolkit of checklists, education materials and quality and performance reporting improved the quality of care but not outcomes in hospitals in the south Indian state of Kerala and may have the potential to improve outcomes of heart attacks and other major cardiovascular disease events in other settings, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Study maps molecular mechanisms crucial for new approach to heart disease therapy

Creating new healthy heart muscle cells within a patient's own ailing heart. This is how scientists hope to reverse heart disease one day. Today, a new study led by UNC-Chapel Hill researchers reveals key molecular details that should be useful in developing this ambitious approach.

What is anasarca?

A look at anasarca, a condition that causes a general swelling of the body. Included is detail on how it is diagnosed and the outlook for the condition.

SNMMI and ASNC issue joint guidelines for quantification of myocardial blood flow using PET

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's (SNMMI) Cardiovascular Council and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) have issued the joint position paper, Clinical Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow Using PET, which was jointly published in the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Rewired Olympic Brains; Gene Therapy Concerns; Memory Boost from Implant

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience

FDA OKs Impella Heart Pump for Cardiomyopathy with Shock

(MedPage Today) -- Percutaneous devices expand beyond post-MI or procedural shock

Congenital heart defects linked to increased risk of dementia

Being born with a heart defect may raise the odds of later developing dementia, especially early-onset dementia, a new study finds.

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