Risk assessment for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) has traditionally been with the Framingham risk score, although the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Pooled Cohort Equations, a new method for
Physicians can tell older patients that although current data suggest cognitive risks may be small, there is substantial uncertainty about these estimates.
Researchers used a high-sensitivity assay to measure cardiac troponin T concentration at baseline, then analyzed whether it was associated with a composite end point (death from cardiovascular causes, myocardial infarction, or stroke).
Clarithromycin may be associated with increased risk for cardiac death, although the absolute risk appears small, according to a new study.
Two new research letters raise questions about the decision-making process for implanting new implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs), as well as replacing existing ICDs.
The recommendations and levels of evidence were classified according to AHA and American College of Cardiology methods.
Managing kidney disease in diabetes requires meeting individualized parameters and balancing risks in nephrology and cardiology.
Following discharge from the U.S. Army, Dr. Wood completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology and nephrology at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Most patients are not given advice about resuming sexual activity after a myocardial infarction (MI), and the counseling that is given does not often follow clinical guidelines, according to a new study.
Data on the relationship between thiazolidinediones and cardiovascular risks, particularly ischemic heart disease, are inconclusive, concluded a new science advisory from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology