June 16th, 2014
This week’s topics include statins and physical activity in older men, transitional care interventions to prevent heart-failure readmissions, and more.
June 11th, 2013
Although people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have an increased risk for death and cardiovascular disease, the relationship between OSA and sudden cardiac death (SCD) has not been clear. Now a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology provides evidence that OSA is in fact associated with an increase in the risk […]
May 29th, 2012
This week’s topics include treating obstructive sleep apnea, using aspirin for VTE, and prothrombotics.
May 22nd, 2012
Two studies published in JAMA provide additional, but not surprising, information about the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and hypertension — and the role of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). In the first study, Ferran Barbé and colleagues randomized 725 people with OSA but no daytime sleepiness to either CPAP or no active treatment. After a median […]