Disparities Persist in Positive Cardiac Longevity Trend
One of the first national studies to measure long-term patient outcomes following a heart attack has found positive overall trends, but those benefits do not extend to low-income and Black communities, according to a new study in JAMA Cardiology.
Despite Evidence Favoring Direct Oral Anticoagulants Over Warfarin, Adoption in U.S. Clinical Practice Has Been Slow, Yale Study Finds
For decades, patients with atrial fibrillation with a moderate or severe risk for stroke were prescribed the anticoagulant, warfarin. With the emergence of a safer, more effective class of oral anticoagulants, new Yale-led research examines contemporary practices among U.S. clinicians between 2013-2018.
Hospitalizations for hypertensive emergencies rose sharply in US from 1999 to 2019
Among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, hospitalizations for hypertensive emergencies more than doubled from 1999 to 2019, according to data presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.Source: Healio
Yale Study Finds Hospitalization Rates for Acute Hypertension Have Increased With Widening Racial Disparities
Hospitalizations for acute hypertension among Medicare beneficiaries more than doubled between 1999 and 2019 with the largest increase among African Americans, a Yale-led study has found.