Posts Tagged ‘natriuretic peptide’

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April 24th, 2013

Adiposity and Natriuretic Peptides: Where Does the Fat Go?

In a study recently published online by JACC, investigators assess the association between natriuretic peptide levels and body-fat distribution. Ian Neeland, the lead author of the study, responds to John Ryan’s questions.


March 12th, 2013

More Negative Heart Failure Trials: Blogging from ACC.13

Might more accurate definitions of heart failure result in more positive trial results?


August 17th, 2011

Details of Updated U.K. Heart Failure Guidelines Raise Some Eyebrows

Although the updated heart failure guidelines from the U.K.’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) are broadly consistent with similar guidelines from Europe and the U.S., outside experts are questioning several key details of the update. A summary of the new guidelines has been published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, along with […]