Consultant Live Spotlights Cardiovascular Disease

Feb 21, 2013, 14:21 ET from UBM Medica US

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Consultant Live provides in-depth coverage of cardiovascular disease—and measures that can help prevent or reduce its attendant risks.

February is American Heart Month—a month to spread awareness about the importance of heart health. Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death among Americans. One in three deaths is caused by heart attack or stroke.

Consultant Live is doing its part to help primary care physicians remind patients to take simple steps to help prevent heart disease (including eating healthy, exercising regularly, not smoking) and to offer clinicians guidance in combating risk factors (eg, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, hyperlipidemia) that can lead to heart attacks and strokes.

Highlighted content includes:

Lipid-lowering Injectable Antibodies: The Next Big Thing?

Cardiac Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, and Cognitive Impairment Risk

The Great Beta-Blocker Debate: The Pros and Cons

Consultant Live provides authoritative, timely updates on heart disease in formats that respect the time constraints in which busy doctors practice—including short summaries of original research, news updates, and podcasts.

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Media contact:

Jason J. Golden
Content Marketing Manager