An independent association between obesity and cardiometabolic risk has been tough to prove. Researchers just made the best case yet by using Mendelian randomization to overcome the usual limits of observational studies.
The largest-ever cohort study of familial chlyomicronemia syndrome finds the lipid disorder to be less rare than thought and triglycerides > 750 mg/dL to dramatically raise cardiac risk regardless of the cause.
The new ACC/AHA recommendations are a helpful development, but Cleveland Clinic experts say they miss the boat on patients with diabetes and the need to individualize treatment.
Patients who do cardiac rehab live up to 34 percent longer compared to those who don’t. Yet not enough participate in such programs. Here’s how Cleveland Clinic is working to get more patients to engage in rehab.
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A 10-year analysis presented at the ESC meeting has documented that increased use of an invasive coronary strategy for non-ST-elevation MI significantly boosts survival. A cardiologist shares key takeaways.