Second study shows no significant results for vitamin D supplementation vs placebo.
Updated cholesterol guidelines offer more personalized cardiovascular disease risk assessment.
Treatment of low-risk patients presenting with mild hypertension with antihypertensive medication should be done with caution.
Patients with both Parkinson disease and type 2 diabetes were more likely to have cardiovascular comorbidities than those with only Parkinson disease.
The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society have released a guideline on the evaluation and management of patients with bradycardia and cardiac conduction delay.
Certain weather conditions are associated with an increased risk for myocardial infarction.
Discord among international, organizational blood pressure guidelines have led to confusion between physicians and patients alike.
Tibia lead levels are associated with resistant-hypertension.
Researchers analyzed how improvements in metabolic syndrome may impact the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in patients with prediabetes.
Among patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, aspirin alone may provide protection against postoperative venous thromboembolism that is similar to that of other anticoagulants.
31 scientific publications from the laboratory of Piero Anversa contain falsified and/or fabricated data.
Common carotid artery wall thickness measured using magnetic resonance imaging is more consistently associated with incident cardiovascular disease outcomes than intima-media thickness measured by ultrasound.
For this analysis, the authors used follow-up data from all 7020 patients included in the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial to estimate the effect of empagliflozin on all-cause mortality vs placebo over the duration of a patient's lifetime.
Implementing ACC/AHA guideline would direct antihypertensive meds to adults at high CVD risk.
Probands of African or Hispanic/Latino descent with early-onset atrial fibrillation are more likely than European Americans to have a first-degree relative with AF.
Approximately 28% of stroke patients have diabetes, and the presence of diabetes can increase the risk for poor stroke outcome.
For both men and women, Southern dietary pattern is largest mediating factor for difference in hypertension.
At 6 months, rates for provoked, unprovoked, cancer-related VTE are 6.8, 6.92, 9.06 per 100 person-years.
Aim should be to prevent CVD with environment where healthy foods are accessible, desirable.
Increased weight loss vs placebo with no rise in rate of extended major cardiovascular events.
South Asians exhibit the highest rates of ASCVD among all ethnic groups, and the highest prevalence is in younger age groups; up to 25% of myocardial infarctions in India occur in individuals younger than 40 years of age.
Incidence of major bleeding low with rivaroxaban, but clot risk not lower.
Including Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in CVD Risk Score Does Not Improve CVD Risk PredictionSeptember 21, 2018
Adding history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy to the current cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk score does not improve CVD prediction in low-risk women.
Intensive blood pressure therapy is associated with a significantly lower risk for serious cardiovascular events in the adults with diabetes.
The consumption of whole-fat dairy products may reduce cardiovascular disease and mortality risk, contrary to current dietary guidelines that advise limited consumption of fat-free or low-fat dairy products.
A guideline-based approach directing pharmacological treatment to adults more likely to have CVD events may maximize absolute risk reduction of treatment.
Excess risk differed by up to 5 times across different diagnosis age groups.
The substantial burden of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes has led to the exploration of various cardiovascular disease prevention strategies, including the use of aspirin.
Findings may have implications for future cholesterol treatment paradigms.
Black survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest have lower survival at 1, 3, 5 years vs whites.