New return-to-play recommendations for athletes with COVID-19
November 4, 2020
The American College of Cardiology’s Sports and Exercise Cardiology Section has updated its May 2020 recommendations on safe return to play among athletes affected by COVID-19.
Certain statins linked to lower mortality risk in patients admitted for sepsis
October 22, 2020
Statin use was associated with lower mortality, compared with no use, with hydrophilic and synthetic statins besting lipophilic and fungal-derived statins.
Statins linked to reduced mortality in COVID-19
September 3, 2020
A pooled analysis of available data suggest moderate- to high-intensity statin therapy may be beneficial in patients with COVID-19, researchers said.
NAFLD may predict arrhythmia recurrence post-AFib ablation
August 14, 2020
The presence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease adds a further modifiable target for preablation medical optimization, researchers say.
Obesity can shift severe COVID-19 to younger age groups
May 12, 2020
“This could turn into kind of a viral replication depot. You may well be brewing more virus as a component of obesity.”
Consensus recommendations on AMI management during COVID-19
April 28, 2020
The ACC, ACEP, and SCAI recommend a systematic approach for the care of patients with an acute myocardial infarction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PCSK9 inhibitors unexpectedly link with lower VTE, aortic stenosis
April 21, 2020
Post hoc analyses of data from as many as 46,000 patients showed surprising links between PCSK9 inhibition and reduced rates of VTE and aortic stenosis.
Short-term statin use linked to risk of skin and soft tissue infections
October 11, 2019
Use of statins was associated with increased risk of SSTIs at an average of 91, 182, and 365 days.
Statins may do double duty as antidepressants
September 10, 2019
COPENHAGEN – Mounting evidence suggests antidepressant efficacy for statins in immunometabolic-related depression.
Older patients who stop statins may be increasing their cardiovascular risk
August 2, 2019
Discontinuation of statins was associated with an increased risk of hospital admission for a cardiovascular event.