Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

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Six-Minute Walk & HF Treatment

Distance achieved in the six-minute walk test may be a practical measure of functional capacity that guides selection of therapy for patients with heart failure.

Miss the ACC Scientific Session?

MPR's got you covered with the top highlights and new data presented at this year's premier cardiology meeting.

13 Million Could Get Statin Therapy

13 million adults in the U.S. would be eligible for statin therapy for the treatment of cholesterol.

Heart Failure and LUTS

More people suffer from conditions typically associated with aging, including heart failure and lower urinary tract symptoms.

Chart: Hypertension Management

Step-by-step approach to managing hypertension, including which anti-hypertensives to initiate.

The Heart of the Matter

A review of potential drug interactions with cardiac medications.

Chart: Hypertension Evaluation

Review this chart on 'Hypertension Evaluation' for quick information when you need it.

New Drug Product: Adempas

Treatment of persistent/recurrent chronic thromboembolic ­pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).



Children with Down Syndrome Fare Better Post-Heart Repair

Children with Down syndrome, compared with those without this genetic condition, are more likely to survive to discharge following surgical repair of congenital heart disease.

Irrational Health Beliefs Predict Adherence to Cardiac Rehab

Irrational health beliefs, but not depression, predict adherence to cardiac rehabilitation.

Wine May Protect Against CKD, Diabetes, Hypertension

Moderate wine intake is associated with reduced odds of chronic kidney disease, diabetes, hypertension, higher mean waist circumference, and lower high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Study: Cannabis Use a Possible CVD Risk Factor

In an investigation of the anonymous French Addictovigilance Network reports, researchers found a possible link between cannabis use and cardiovascular complications.

New Efforts to Hasten tPA for Strokes, Heart Attacks

New efforts to speed up treatment in both ambulances and emergency rooms appear to have significantly improved patients' chances of survival and limited their long-term disability

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