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Study highlights potential need to standardize quality measurement for cardiovascular care

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

In a new study, a team of BIDMC researchers evaluate how hospitals awarded for high quality cardiovascular care by the AHA/ACC performed under federal value-based programs.

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20-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST
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BIDMC Marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and UN-Women to promote the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities. BIDMC has a long history of women researchers in medicine and science. Below is a brief list of only a few of our distinguished women leaders.

Channels: All Journal News, Ethics and Research Methods, Healthcare, In the Workplace, Neuro, OBGYN, Surgery, Women in Business,

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11-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST
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Heart Health Month Special Edition of BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Welcome to the Heart Health Month Special Edition of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s (BIDMC) Research & Health News Digest. February is Heart Health Month. This special edition includes consumer-friendly news and research briefs specifically tailored to Heart Health Month:

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Exercise and Fitness, Health Food, Heart Disease, Nutrition, OBGYN, Pets, Pharmaceuticals, Women's Health,

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4-Feb-2020 11:35 AM EST
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Changing Your Exercise Routine

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jeremy Robbins, MD, a cardiologist at BIDMC, discusses how altering the intensity of your workout or trying a new activity may benefit your cardiovascular and mental health.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Exercise and Fitness, Heart Disease, JAMA,

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3-Feb-2020 4:55 PM EST
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Ensuring a Heart-Healthy Pregnancy

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Loryn Feinberg, MD, Director of Women's Cardiovascular Health at BIDMC, discusses how a highly specialized treatment approach is important for women with underlying cardiovascular issues who want to become pregnant as well as for women who develop cardiac problems during pregnancy.

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3-Feb-2020 4:55 PM EST
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Panic Attack vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Patricia Tung, MD, a cardiologist at BIDMC, outlines the key differences between a panic attack and a heart attack.

Channels: Exercise and Fitness, All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Women's Health,

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3-Feb-2020 4:50 PM EST
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BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest: January 2020

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.

Channels: Bone Health, Neuro, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Health Food, In the Workplace, Surgery, Women in Business,

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31-Jan-2020 9:45 AM EST
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Study shows orthostatic hypotension not associated with higher risk of adverse events among patients undergoing more intensive blood pressure treatment

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have found that orthostatic hypotension was not associated with higher risk of cardiovascular events, falls, or fainting among participants in The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial. In a study published in the journal Hypertension, the scientists showed that hypertension treatment had no impact on the link between OH and cardiovascular outcomes or other adverse events.

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27-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Blood pressure drug linked to lower risk of gout

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A new study led by physician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) reports that the antihypertensive drug amlodipine lowered long-term gout risk compared to two other drugs commonly prescribed to lower blood pressure. The findings are published in the Journal of Hypertension.

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27-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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New study debunks notion that salt consumption contributes to weight loss

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that reducing sodium intake in adults with elevated blood pressure or hypertension decreased thirst, urine volume and blood pressure, but did not affect metabolic energy needs. These results support the traditional notion that decreasing sodium intake is critical to managing hypertension – disputing recent studies.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Health Food, Heart Disease, Nutrition, Public Health, Weight Loss, All Journal News,

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21-Jan-2020 10:35 AM EST
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