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Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves near the kidney lowered blood pressure in people with drug-resistant hypertension, Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian physicians have found.
People who took statins to lower cholesterol were approximately 50% less likely to die if hospitalized for COVID-19.
Source:American Heart Association - Go Red for Women
Women are more likely than men to die from a heart attack—yet many still consider heart disease a man’s disease. Dr. Brooke Aggarwal is working to change that.
We spoke with Margaret McEntegart, MD, PhD, about running the Complex PCI and CTO service and her career in cardiology
- April 26, 2022
Dr. McEntegart will oversee Columbia’s complex PCI service, one of the leading programs for complex coronary care in New York City.
Source:Health MattersFebruary 4, 2022
A cardiologist discusses heart disease risk for African Americans and 6 things to know about heart health.
- February 2, 2022
The REDUCE LAP-HF II trial found that an atrial shunt device did not improve outcomes for heart failure patients, though some researchers believe there may be subgroups who could benefit.