Posts Tagged ‘American Heart Association’

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March 2nd, 2011

Podcast 114: Guidelines for preventing cardiovascular disease in women

We think you’ll find this of interest. The American Heart Association last month issued revised guidelines for preventing cardiovascular disease in women. The change that hits you right off is the title’s shift from “Evidence-Based” to “Effectiveness-Based,” emphasizing the writing committee’s belief that the way things go in clinical trials doesn’t always hold in the […]


November 19th, 2010

Podcast 109: An overview of the American Heart Association meeting, with cardiologist Harlan Krumholz

We’ve got Dr. Harlan Krumholz, editor of Journal Watch Cardiology and CardioExchange, to guide us through a week’s worth of the top research presented at the American Heart Association in Chicago. Interview-related links (in the order we discuss them in the interview): CardioExchange (worth checking out — it’s an experiment in the clinical use of social media) […]


August 9th, 2008

Podcast 11: News and interview with Dr. Irene Hall, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, CDC

This week we talk with the CDC’s Irene Hall about the finding of an increased incidence of HIV infection in the U.S. Journal Watch links Do Not Screen for Prostate Cancer in Men 75 or Older, USPSTF Advises Specialties Disagree on Need for ECG Evaluations Before Prescribing ADHD Drugs Common Fertility Treatments of Little Benefit in […]


June 13th, 2008

Podcast 3: Interview with Dr. Steven Woloshin of Dartmouth Medical School

An interview with Steven Woloshin explores his work in showing patients the magnitude of the risks they face from, for example, smoking. Avian flu vaccine http://infectious-diseases.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Dementia and melatonin, according to a JAMA study http://psychiatry.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/610/1 ADHD http://pediatrics.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/610/1 Revised guidelines for treating cardiac arrhythmias http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Patients in ICUs http://hospital-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/609/1 Interview http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Motorcycle helmet law http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/uops-hii061008.php


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