January 13th, 2014
This week’s topics include the risk for MI and ischemic heart disease among overweight and obese people with and without metabolic syndrome, and the lower risk for CV events in postmenopausal women taking estradiol compared with conjugated equine estrogens.
October 7th, 2013
This week’s topics include several papers on the CV safety of diabetes drugs, a follow-up report from the WHI on hormone therapy, clopidogrel and smoking, and more.
October 10th, 2012
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) suffered a sharp blow a decade ago when the Women’s Health Initiative failed to show any cardiovascular benefit in women taking HRT. Despite the setback, many researchers theorized that HRT might still be beneficial in women who start HRT close to menopause. Now a study from Denmark published in BMJ lends strong support to […]