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Major Indexing Service Calls Out Cardiology Journals for Self-Citation
Major Indexing Service Calls Out Cardiology Journals for Self-Citation More than 70% of the citations in one journal were to other papers in that journal. Another published a single paper that cited nearly 200 other articles in the journal.


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Novel Lipid Therapies: 5 Things to Know
Novel Lipid Therapies: 5 Things to Know The development of novel pharmacotherapies targeting low-density lipoprotein (LDL), lipoprotein a, and triglycerides (TG) to help prevent patients' risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) has accelerated during the past decade.


Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines (ISH, 2020)  International Society of Hypertension (ISH)
Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines (ISH, 2020) International Society of Hypertension (ISH) The International Society of Hypertension (ISH) released their global recommendations on the management of hypertension in adults aged 18 years and older in June 2020.


Social Isolation Tied to Higher Risk of CV Events, Death
Social Isolation Tied to Higher Risk of CV Events, Death Social isolation is associated with an increased risk of a cardiovascular event of more than 40%, and of all-cause mortality approaching 50%, new research suggests.


Hospital Volumes Slashed by More Than Half During Pandemic
Hospital Volumes Slashed by More Than Half During Pandemic As US hospitals begin to reopen for elective procedures, a new report outlines the damage that the COVID-19 pandemic has done to the facilities' patient volumes and revenues.


Cardioprogress Foundation Statement
Cardioprogress Foundation Statement Dear colleagues! COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. Get the latest Information on the link between COVID-19 and CVD from WHF: https://www.world-heart-federation.org/covid-19-outbreak


COVID-19: AHA Guidance on Hypertension, Latest on Angiotensin Link
COVID-19: AHA Guidance on Hypertension, Latest on Angiotensin Link The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued new guidance for patients with hypertension during the COVID-19 outbreak. At the same time, several new review articles have been published further exploring the possible relationship between the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) and the virus.



ACC Clinical Bulletin Focuses on Cardiac Implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
ACC Clinical Bulletin Focuses on Cardiac Implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) The bulletin provides background on the epidemic, which was first reported in late December 2019, and looks at early cardiac implications from case reports.