Researchers draw from a large retrospective review to visually show how sex-related differences in the causes of surgically treated mitral valve disease have persisted over the past quarter century.
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.
Despite the proven benefits of cardiac rehab for patients with cardiovascular disease, rates of referral and participation remain low. We offer a progress report on efforts to change that.
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.
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The recent landmark trial conclusively proved the inflammatory hypothesis of atherothrombosis. But it did a good deal more. Dr. Steven Nissen explains.
A new sex-specific score beats current risk stratification tools at predicting mortality risk in patients undergoing exercise treadmill tests, a large cohort study shows. And it’s available online for all.
A government report on the effect of 1990s legislation to overcome gender disparities in clinical research reveals mixed results. Here’s how Cleveland Clinic is working to overcome the differences.
A large, long-term cohort study finds that certain pregnancy complications can raise mothers’ risk of cardiovascular death sixfold or more. Here are the takeaways for Ob/Gyns.
A few extra pounds beneficial to women with heart failure. Not true for men. Study shows obesity/overweight survival paradox in HF may be limited to women Gender, weight & heart failure: Study sheds new insights on ‘obesity survival paradox’
Mental health is increasingly recognized as important to heart health. Here are lessons from Cleveland Clinic’s introduction of mental health services into a cardiology clinic.