A study out of Emory University has revealed a link between education levels and the odds of developing or dying from CVD, with anything under a graduate degree representing a higher risk of heart disease.
Complete revascularization is superior to culprit-lesion-only PCI in patients with both STEMI and multivessel disease, according to results from the COMPLETE trial, published Sept. 1 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A team of researchers in Iran, the U.S. and the U.K. may have cracked the code of the elusive polypill, they reported after finding their four-drug concoction effectively reduced adverse CV events in nearly 3,500 patients.
A machine learning algorithm dubbed “MI3” can reportedly predict a person’s risk of heart attack with more nuance than existing algorithms, prompting its developers to claim it as “one of the first effective demonstrations” of how AI can be used to inform treatment decisions in the cardiology unit.
A systematic review analyzing the cardiovascular impact of nearly two dozen armed conflicts has identified a link between war and an increased incidence of coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular and endocrine diseases, and other risk factors among civilians.