Here’s why exercise may be contagious, particularly among women: http://wb.md/2oHnDic
Exercise May Be Contagious
Knowing how far, fast, and long fellow runners run, as shared on a global social network, can influence individuals’ running habits, new research shows.
ELECTRA study: http://wb.md/2p3dXRS
Real-world Registry IDs Highs, Lows of Device Lead Extraction
The registry confirmed that lead extractions are safer in high-volume centers, but also identified novel factors that can play havoc with the final outcome.
The cardiac consult that wasn’t: http://wb.md/2pLa81S
The Cardiac Consult That Wasn’t
Dr Walton-Shirley bemoans the lack of information given to busy physicians asked to come in from home for a consult.
Watch this FOURIER commentary: how low should LDL go? http://wb.md/2pfTfPQ
FOURIER: How Low Should LDL Go?
What should primary care docs know about LDL-lowering effects of the PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab? A leading cardiologist discusses results of the FOURIER trial.
Echo case: How much mitral regurgitation is there? http://wb.md/2pvp9HG
Echo Case: How Much Mitral Regurgitation Is There?
Dr Wharton narrates a case where all is not quite as it seems: A woman is experiencing heart palpitations. Years ago, her cardiologist told her she had severe mitral regurgitation.