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Heart age is higher than actual age, so many men don’t understand their risk of cardiovascular diseases and are missing opportunities to prevent them.
BP Variability Does More Damage than Hypertension Alone
Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews a new study that suggests reducing fluctuations in blood pressure in older adults could help prevent loss of cognitive function and verbal memory.
Cardiometabolic Risk: Unto the 3rd Generation
What specific symptoms might be more likely in children with a family history of MI vs those with a history of diabetes?
7 Syndromes of Summer
With the sun and fun of summer also come threats of seasonal disorders. Our slideshow highlights recent research findings on summer ills.
Sex Differences in AF: Find out What you Know
Is prevalence of atrial fibrillation higher in men or women? Which sex is more likely to be asymptomatic? At higher risk for stroke?
Ablation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation: What's Your AQ?
Ablation has become a leading option to arrest AF in many patients. Try 3 quick questions to test your ablation quotient.
Treatment of Hypertension in the Frail Elderly Population
Assessment of frailty status, as well as chronological age, should be used to make clinical decisions.
7 Facts you Need to Know about Current Afib Guidelines
New drugs and more complex patients make anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation a new ballgame. Here, a topline from guidelines for primary care.
Dyspnea and Intermittent Chest Pain in a 64-year-old Woman
Video: Patient's ADLs were unaffected by symptoms until 2 days ago. She arrives at ED directly from PCP's office, after echo. Dx?
An Elderly Man with Worsening Chest Pressure
Patient describes worsening chest pain for 2 years; also easy bruising, bleeding. Follow ED exam on video. What's your diagnosis?
Atrial Fibrillation Video: Symptoms, Cardioversion Strategies
A nurse describes his own bout with atrial fibrillation—the symptoms and his attempts to cardiovert to normal rhythm—from his hospital bed.
10 High Notes in Music as Medicine
Using music in medicine is an ancient practice. Here we review recent research efforts to better understand and apply music’s healing powers.
More Veggies, Please: 10 New Health Facts
New US dietary guidelines emphasize the importance of vegetable consumption for stemming the tide of chronic diet-related diseases.
The New Skinny on Fats
Slide Show: Catch up on the shift in research on how best to balance fat intake to prevent cardiovascular disease.
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