Cardiology

Medications for enlarged prostate linked to heart failure risk

Widely used medications for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)—also known as enlarged prostate—may be associated with a small, but significant increase in the probability of developing heart failure, suggests a study ...

Cardiology

Female heart disease patients with female physicians fare better

Female physicians have better patient outcomes compared with their male peers, while female patients are less likely to receive guideline-recommended care when treated by a male physician, according to a systematic review ...

Oncology & Cancer

A closer look at the impact of COVID-19 on cardio-oncology

Cancer survivors have an increased risk of mortality from heart failure, coronary heart disease, and stroke. Lauren Baldassarre, MD, serves as the director of the Yale Cardio-Oncology program, which seeks to prevent and treat ...

Diabetes

Albuminuria down in adults with newly diagnosed T2DM

(HealthDay)—From 1988 to 2018, there were reductions seen in the prevalence of albuminuria and improvements in glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control among adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, according to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic is tied to big rise in U.S. heart deaths

In a finding that highlights another health consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, researchers report that the risk of dying from heart disease increased during the coronavirus lockdowns last spring, likely because people ...

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