January 04, 2021
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Tailored interventions addressing specific socioeconomic concerns may improve BP control in patients with hypertension, a recent analysis showed. It was the top story in cardiology last week.
Another top story was about a link between fatal COVID-19 outcomes and CVD as well as risk factors such as hypertension and diabetes.
Read these and more top stories in cardiology below:
Tailored interventions may improve BP control among patients of low socioeconomic status
Interventions tailored to address specific socioeconomic concerns of patients with hypertension may lead to BP reduction and improved BP control, researchers reported at the virtual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Read more.
Fatal COVID-19 outcomes associated with CVD, risk factors regardless of age
Fatal outcomes in COVID-19 were associated with patients with CVD and risk factors such as hypertension and diabetes across all age groups, according to a meta-analysis. Read more.
Frequent nightmares linked to psychological disturbances in patients with CVD
Frequent nightmares were associated with psychological disturbances and insomnia in patients hospitalized for CVD, according to a study published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Read more.
Educating patients on CT results increases adherence, reduces chest pain
Providing brief education to patients on CT results leads to patient adherence and reduces the future likelihood of noncardiac chest pain, researchers reported. Read more.
Ideal CV health behaviors tied to lower odds of NAFLD
Ideal cardiovascular health behaviors were associated with lower nonalcoholic fatty liver disease prevalence among participants in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis cohort. Read more.