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The MD Magazine Cardiology specialty page provides clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Heart Failure Exacerbation Decreases After Bariatric Surgery for Obese Patients
For obese patients, bariatric surgery may decrease life threatening heart failure incidents, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Another month has come and gone, and April’s best health stories are right up there with the ones from February and March. Check out the top selections made by the editors at MD Magazine.
Diets high in fat may increase the likelihood that intestinal lining cells become cancerous, according to findings published in the journal Nature.
Researchers had long believed statins decreased patients’ risk of colorectal cancer (CRC); however, new research suggests cholesterol levels are the true driver of CRC risk.
As the risk of a stroke increases with age so does the importance of monitoring patients over the course of their later years.
A trial of patients undergoing radiofrequency catheter ablation found that 90 days of postoperative antiarrhythmic drugs reduces the short-term — but not the long-term — rate of recurrent atrial fibrillation.
A study of Swedish and Danish twins concluded that the long-observed association between type 2 diabetes mellitus and depression has a significant genetic component.

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