For the first time, a pharmacotherapy for overweight and obesity has reduced cardiovascular events in patients with established cardiovascular disease in the absence of type 2 diabetes.Read More
A new review by an American College of Cardiology working group urges a nuanced approach in counseling women about the benefits and risks of hormone therapy from a cardiology perspective.
Randomized trial evidence that weight loss can yield cardiovascular benefits independent of antidiabetic effects has been elusive. Two major ongoing trials are likely to change that, with potentially big implications for clinical practice.
A new study suggests that plasma levels of this gut microbial metabolite might help further stratify cardiovascular risk when characterizing patients’ response to statin therapy.
Despite marketing claims, none of six dietary supplements commonly used for lipid lowering significantly reduced LDL cholesterol versus placebo adults with elevated atherosclerotic risk, a new study finds.
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A large cohort study found that higher meat consumption was associated with incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, with the linkage mediated in part by microbiota-derived metabolites of L-carnitine.
A large Medicare database analysis provides some of the best evidence to date that bariatric surgery’s cardiovascular benefits extend even to patients aged 65 or older.
The short interfering RNA compound SLN360 produced robust and sustained Lp(a) reductions with good tolerability, setting the stage for further studies to address this elusive cardiovascular risk factor.
Dietary nitrate — found in green leafy vegetables and other healthy foods — appears to inhibit platelet activation in women while increasing it in men, suggests a hypothesis-generating study.
Cardiorespiratory fitness is a major factor influencing the obesity paradox in heart failure. Our experts reviewed the available evidence to guide patient counseling on an evolving issue.
The federal task force’s revised recommendations put it in step with most other guidelines — and with the preponderance of recent evidence.