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News

Mid-adulthood hypertension linked to dementia risk in women

Mid-adulthood hypertension linked to dementia risk in women

Among women, but not men, mid-adulthood hypertension correlated with a 65% increased dementia risk.

Aspirin discontinuation increases risk of cardiovascular events

Patients who discontinued aspirin use experience a higher risk of cardiovascular events.

New criteria developed for valvular heart disease testing

The report addresses the appropriate use of multiple imaging modalities available for clinicians in the evaluation of valvular heart disease, discussing the spectrum of patients.

Opinion

Vitamin D and improved sleep in African-Americans

Maintaining healthy vitamin D levels may benefit sleep and cardiovascular health in African-American patients.

Is cheese the secret to heart health?

Cheese consumption may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

Tips to help patients manage their health during the holidays

These tips can help patients manage conditions such as hypertension and diabetes during the holidays.

Clinical Features

A faster heart rate and numbness: Is the patient having a heart attack?

A faster heart rate and numbness: Is the patient having a heart attack?

A 30-year-old woman presents with an increased heart rate, shortness of breath, and tingling in her right arm.

Managing systolic heart failure

Managing systolic heart failure

Primary care providers can help significantly reduce heart failure exacerbations and improve their patients' overall quality of life.

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