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Hospitals Lag in Sexual Harassment Policies

Findings reveal few of the top U.S. medical centers have policies addressing harassment of physicians and staff by patients

FDA Approves Livtencity for Posttransplant Cytomegalovirus

Livtencity is indicated for posttransplant CMV that does not respond to available antiviral treatments

Genetic Links Between Schizophrenia, CVD Explored

Genetic correlations between schizophrenia and CVD close to zero, but schizophrenia liability may increase heart failure risk

Aspirin Use Tied to Incident Heart Failure in At-Risk Adults

Aspirin use associated with increased risk for incident heart failure among individuals with or without a history of cardiovascular disease

Low-to-Moderate Caffeine Intake Not Tied to Maternal Health Risk

Limited caffeine intake, within recommended amounts, during the second trimester associated with lower risk for gestational diabetes

AI-Based Analysis of ECG May Help Assess A-Fib Risk

Predictive utility comparable for CHARGE AF clinical risk score, artificial intelligence-enabled analysis of 12-lead electrocardiogram

Pandemic Had Greater Effect on Work-Life Balance for Female Physicians

A sizable gender gap evident for risk of depression and anxiety

Performance of ESC 0/1-, 0/2-, 0/3-Hour Algorithms for AMI Compared

European Society of Cardiology 0/1-, 0/2-hour algorithms have higher sensitivities and negative predictive values than 0/3-hour algorithm

Cre8 EVO Stents Noninferior for PCI in Diabetes Patients With CAD

Cre8 EVO stents noninferior to Resolute Onyx stents for target-lesion failure composite outcome at one year

Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation Up After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Breast cancer stage strongly linked to development of AF; new-onset AF after breast cancer diagnosis linked to increased cardiovascular mortality