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CV, Cancer Risk Up With Tofacitinib for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Incidences of major adverse cardiovascular events, cancers higher with tofacitinib versus TNF inhibitor; criteria for noninferiority not met

Risk for Carditis Tied to Second Dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

No such increased risk seen with Sinovac inactivated virus vaccine

Psychotropic Medication Use Linked to Mortality in Cardiac Patients

Patients with symptoms of anxiety significantly more likely to use psychotropic medications after hospital discharge

Cardiac Outcomes Good for Children With COVID-19-Related MIS-C

All deformation parameters on echocardiogram recovered within first week, including LV global longitudinal strain, peak left atrial strain

Specialist-Led Model of Care Can Improve CVD Prevention in Psoriasis

Dermatologists and patients with psoriatic disease approve of a specialist-led model of care

Preventive Aspirin Should Be Based on Benefit, Not Age

Authors urge primary care physicians to make case-by-case basis decisions based on benefit-to-risk

Comprehensive Approach Advised for Managing CV Risk in T2DM

In addition to managing all cardiovascular risk factors, providers must consider social determinants of health

Consuming Olive Oil May Reduce Mortality Risk in U.S. Adults

Replacing butter, margarine, mayonnaise, dairy fat with olive oil linked to reductions in total, cause-specific mortality

Breastfeeding May Reduce Maternal Cardiovascular Risk

Among parous women, risks for CVD, coronary heart disease, stroke, fatal CVD reduced for those who ever, versus those who never, breastfed

In Breakthrough Transplant, Man Receives Genetically Modified Pig Heart

The Maryland heart patient is still doing well three days after the procedure was performed