In 2020, COVID-19 forced the ACC to cancel its entire annual meeting just weeks before it was scheduled to take place.
During a government-regulated lockdown in Argentina, patients admitted to the emergency department were much more likely to have high blood pressure.
Anthony S. Fauci, MD, a central figure in the White House Coronavirus Task Force, spoke at length about COVID-19 during the AHA's Scientific Sessions 2020 virtual meeting.
Ordering two additional exams helped provide key details for 84% of women included in the study. All patients had already undergone an angiogram.
A new placebo-controlled trial explored the various side effects patients report when on statin therapy to lower their cholesterol.
Both supplements are still perfectly safe for patients to take for other reasons, researchers emphasized.
Cardiologists push their patients to stay active, often emphasizing the link between physical activity and a healthy cardiovascular system. Many doctors, however, aren't listening to their own advice.
"Patients and physicians need to monitor for these arrhythmias closely and treatments needs to be timely," one researcher warned.
Food insecurity is a significant issue in the United States, one that could get much worse as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
PCI patients who used marijuana had an increased risk of bleeding events and stroke following the procedure.
The findings were presented Friday, Oct. 16, at TCT Connect 2020.
The findings were presented Thursday, Oct. 15, at TCT Connect 2020.