Charan Kantipudi

Bio

Specialties:

  • Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Affiliation:

  • Piedmont Heart Institute

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Praluent, the first of a powerful new class of injected, cholesterol-lowering drugs that experts believe could change cardiovascular care.

    Praluent (alirocumab) sharply cuts levels of LDL (...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Praluent, the first of a powerful new class of injected, cholesterol-lowering drugs that experts believe could change cardiovascular care.

    Praluent (alirocumab) sharply cuts levels of LDL (...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals overestimate their ability to provide fast delivery of a clot-busting drug to stroke patients, a new study finds.

    The drug, called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), has been shown to reduce the short- and long-term effects...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals overestimate their ability to provide fast delivery of a clot-busting drug to stroke patients, a new study finds.

    The drug, called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), has been shown to reduce the short- and long-term effects...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many lives could be saved if more people performed CPR immediately after seeing someone go into cardiac arrest, a new study contends.

    To come to that conclusion, the researchers looked at the results of a four-year program in North Carolina that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many lives could be saved if more people performed CPR immediately after seeing someone go into cardiac arrest, a new study contends.

    To come to that conclusion, the researchers looked at the results of a four-year program in North Carolina that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans are more likely than whites to experience sudden cardiac arrest, according to a new study.

    The study also found that sudden cardiac arrest often occurs at an earlier age in blacks than in whites.

    Sudden cardiac arrest occu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans are more likely than whites to experience sudden cardiac arrest, according to a new study.

    The study also found that sudden cardiac arrest often occurs at an earlier age in blacks than in whites.

    Sudden cardiac arrest occu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Testosterone therapy doesn't appear to increase the risk of blood clots in veins, a new study contends.

    The most common forms of this problem -- called venous thromboembolism (VTE) -- are deep vein thrombosis (a clot in the leg) and pulmonary embo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are up to three times more likely to receive preventive care for potentially fatal chronic diseases if they have health insurance, federal officials reported Thursday.

    Insurance provided across-the-board improvement in the number of pe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are up to three times more likely to receive preventive care for potentially fatal chronic diseases if they have health insurance, federal officials reported Thursday.

    Insurance provided across-the-board improvement in the number of pe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About seven in 10 Americans who've had heart disease or a stroke regularly take aspirin, U.S. health officials report.

    Low-dose aspirin is promoted as an inexpensive, effective way to prevent cardiovascular disease. Researchers from the U.S. Ce...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wildfires create air pollution that fuels the risk for heart hazards, including heart attacks, especially in older adults, researchers report.

    Wildfires that raged in Victoria, Australia, for two months several years ago were associated with a ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wildfires create air pollution that fuels the risk for heart hazards, including heart attacks, especially in older adults, researchers report.

    Wildfires that raged in Victoria, Australia, for two months several years ago were associated with a ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that exposure to secondhand smoke may increase nonsmokers' risk of stroke by nearly one-third.

    "Our findings suggest the possibility for adverse health outcomes such as stroke among nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke a...Full Article