For older adults with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction, digoxin is associated with a significant reduction in 30-day all-cause hospital admission, with no significant effect on mortality.
A centralized, patient preference-based program for depression care decreases symptoms in patients with post-acute coronary syndrome (ACS), according to a study published online March 7 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
For adults with previous myocardial infarction, high-dose oral vitamin and mineral supplementation is not associated with a reduction in cardiac events, according to a study presented at ACC.13.
Ranolazine reduces chest pain in patients with type 2 diabetes and angina, according to a study presented at ACC.13.
For older adults at risk of heart failure, B-type natriuretic peptide (NP)-guided screening and shared-care treatment is associated with a reduction in the prevalence of left ventricular dysfunction and heart failure.