Cleveland Clinic: Calcium supplements linked to earlier death in seniors with heart disease … In new video, AHCA’s chief doc urges nursing home staff to get vaccinated … Cholesterol drug lowers risk...
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, April 12
Apr 12, 2022
NIH: Certain arthritis drugs lower incidence of Alzheimer’s in heart patients … Undercounting may hide new COVID-19 surge; whether that’s a problem depends on whom you ask … Collaboration between...
Clinical briefs for Monday, April 4
Apr 03, 2022
Senior living calls for help as second COVID-19 booster dose receives green light … COVID-19 symptoms have no impact on transmission risk, first “human challenge” trial finds … CDC: Heart...
Coffee tied to better heart health, no added risk for Afib, studies find
Mar 25, 2022
Drinking two to three cups of coffee daily is linked to a lower risk of heart disease and atrial fibrillation, investigators say. The findings, across two studies, held true for people with and without...
CDC: More than 10 percent of COVID-19 patients develop new post-acute illnesses
Feb 08, 2022
Clinicians should be on the lookout for symptoms of certain new illnesses in the months after hospitalized patients recover from COVID-19, investigators say.
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Feb. 3
Feb 03, 2022
CMS memo: ‘Dramatic staff losses’ not happening due to vax requirements … Remdesivir found effective as early treatment for COVID-19 … Social isolation linked to 27% increase in heart disease risk...
Manageable risks for dementia and heart disease are closely linked, AHA’s annual report finds
Jan 27, 2022
There is growing evidence that what is good for the heart is good for the brain. But that knowledge and awareness has not yet trickled down to patients, the authors say.
Decline in heart disease death rate slowed from 2011 to 2019
Dec 10, 2021
Age-adjusted heart disease death rate declined an average of 3.7 percent per year in 2000 to 2011, 0.7 percent per year for 2011 to 2019
Seniors should not begin taking aspirin to prevent heart disease: New U.S. guidance
Oct 13, 2021
The risk of bleeding caused by aspirin in adults age 60 and older cancels out the benefits of preventing heart disease, an influential U.S. task force stated Tuesday.
Whole grain intake tied to fewer heart disease risk factors
Sep 16, 2021
Higher whole grain intake tied to smaller increases in waist size, blood pressure, blood sugar over time