Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Cardiovascular Health Cardiovascular Health en-us Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:04:38 UTC Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:04:38 UTC Pharmacists: Take Advantage of Paid Time Off Those who have been putting off making vacation plans or taking personal days should think again. 9:00 AM, Tue May 1, 2018 Does 24-Hour Ambulatory BP Monitoring Represent an Opportunity? New study results show that this type of blood pressure measurement is a better predictor of mortality than in-clinic assessments. 12:17 AM, Mon April 30, 2018 Overview of Oral Anticoagulation Agents About 900,000 people are affected by VTE/ PE in the United States each year, and about 100,000 people die as a result, according to the CDC. 10:03 AM, Mon March 19, 2018 Ticagrelor Interactions Ticagrelor is an orally administered drug that is a direct-acting antagonist of the P2Y12 receptor resulting in reduced platelet aggregation. 10:00 AM, Tue March 13, 2018 4 Atrial Fibrillation Studies Pharmacists Should Know About Over the years, a number of landmark clinical studies on the management of AF have been published, sharping how patients are treated. Here are 4 that every pharmacist should know about. 1:00 PM, Tue March 6, 2018 FDA: Antibiotic Commonly Taken by Patients with HIV May Increase CV Risk Clarithromycin (Biaxin) may increase the risk of heart problems and death among patients with cardiovascular disease.<br /> &nbsp; 4:52 PM, Thu February 22, 2018 Migraine May Be Linked to More Cardiovascular Diseases, Study Says Migraines may be an important risk factor for several cardiovascular diseases, apart from stroke and heart attacks. 1:07 PM, Wed February 14, 2018 Love Educating Patients During American Heart Month February is American Heart Month. 8:00 AM, Wed February 14, 2018 Facebook: A Health Care Tool in Disease Management Adults over the age of 65 are increasingly more active on Facebook, especially when it comes to health information.<br /> &nbsp; 9:00 AM, Tue February 13, 2018 Diabetes and Hypertension: What's the Target? Actual target blood pressures differ between guidelines. 10:20 AM, Thu February 1, 2018 Top Tips to Counsel Your Patients on Diet, Exercise Follow these tips to improve your patient&#39;s lifestyle choices. 11:38 PM, Wed January 24, 2018 Four Ways Preventive Medicine Can Cut Your Health Costs According to a 2009 Harvard study, 62% of all bankruptcy was a direct result of medical debt. 10:37 PM, Sun January 7, 2018 Four Common Cholesterol Misconceptions When people hear the word cholesterol, they typically think of a fatty, plaque-building substance that comes from the foods we eat. 11:00 AM, Fri December 22, 2017 Antiplatelet Therapy for Heart Disease: A Mainstay of Prevention and Management The number of deaths associated with cardiovascular disease in 2015 was estimated at 17.7 million and accounted for 31% of global deaths. 10:00 AM, Fri December 22, 2017 Oral Anticoagulants and NSAIDs, SSRIs, or SNRIs In addition to their anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity, NSAIDs that inhibit cyclooxygenase-1 reversibly inhibit platelet aggregation and reduce the ability of the stomach lining to prevent ulceration. 2:00 PM, Thu December 21, 2017 Dyslipidemia: A Moving Target Sometimes, it seems that dyslipidemia is a moving target. 1:00 PM, Thu December 21, 2017 Statin Therapy in Patients with Diabetes HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors are a class of lipid-lowering medications. Here is a look at guidelines and studies for health care professionals. 11:25 PM, Wed December 20, 2017 Self-Care for Cardiovascular Health Which OTC products should these pharmacists recommend? 2:00 PM, Wed December 20, 2017 New Guidance on Switching Between P2Y12 Inhibitors A consensus document has been published, which gives clinicians the first set of viable guidelines to follow. 4:25 AM, Mon December 18, 2017 Liraglutide (Victoza): A Quick Guide for Pharmacists What role does this medication play in diabetes therapy, and what are its clinical benefits, compared with competitors? 9:29 PM, Wed November 15, 2017