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Patients with Takotsubo syndrome

High Risk for Readmission for Takotsubo Syndrome

Of TTS survivors, 11.9 percent readmitted within 30 days, with associated mortality of 3.5 percent
The incidence of congestive heart failure during pregnancy is 31 percent among women with a history of cardiotoxicity associated with cancer treatment

CHF in Pregnancy Up for Cancer Survivors With Cardiac Toxicity

Incidence of congestive heart failure at 31 percent among women with a history of cardiotoxicity
For patients with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes

Bariatric Sx Cuts Macrovascular Complications in Obesity, T2DM

Lower composite incidence of macrovascular events, lower incidence of coronary artery disease at 5 years
Dozens of scientific papers from the laboratory of well-known heart researcher Piero Anversa contain fraudulent data

Harvard: Heart Researcher’s Papers Contain Fraudulent Data

31 scientific publications from the laboratory of Piero Anversa contain falsified and/or fabricated data
High variability in metabolic parameters is associated with increased risk for mortality and cardiovascular events

High Variability in Metabolic Measures May Up Mortality

Even greater risk for mortality, CV events in presence of several high-variability metabolic parameters
Dietary supplements often include active pharmaceuticals

Active Pharmaceuticals ID’d in >700 Dietary Supplements

More than 20 percent of the 776 adulterated products contained more than one unapproved ingredient
Maternal use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy is not associated with a large increase in the risk for overall or cardiac congenital malformations

β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations

No large increase in the risk for overall, cardiac malformations in international cohort
Doing without medical care is much more common among low-income residents of states that have not expanded Medicaid than among low-income people in other states

Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care

Seventeen states have not expanded Medicaid, and expansion is an election issue in several states
A culturally tailored

Skills-Based Intervention Did Not Cut Systolic BP After Stroke, TIA

But significant drop in systolic BP with culturally tailored program seen in Hispanic individuals
A multicomponent intervention (Stand More At [SMArT] Work) can reduce sitting time over the short

Multicomponent Intervention Can Reduce Sitting Time at Work

Reduction in sitting time over short, medium, long terms; positive change in work-related health