Coronary Heart Disease
Addition of CT angiography to standard care for stable chest pain reduces mortality due to coronary diseaseSeptember 11, 2018
Patients with stable chest pain referred to a cardiology clinic who received standard care plus coronary CT angiography experienced lower 5-year rate of death due to coronary disease compared to those receiving standard care alone.
Researchers conducted the first systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the relationship between HBV and the risk for coronary heart disease.
Alirocumab significantly decreased severe cardiovascular risks in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Avoiding gluten may result in reduced consumption of beneficial whole grains that could affect cardiovascular risk.
The link is elevated in women 40 years of age or younger.
Study results showed a higher risk of CHD in women who work rotating night shifts.
Compared with saturated fats, consuming trans fats results in high mortality rates from all causes and from heart disease.
People who work longer hours have an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease.
Within a low-risk population, clinicians should focus on strategies for treating modifiable risk factors and encouraging healthy levels of exercise.
Coronary heart disease coupled with depression and stress significantly increases the risk for heart attack and death.
The highest amount of whole grain intake, compared with the lowest amount of whole grain intake, was significantly associated with reduced risk for CHD.
The predicted risk of heart attack or death increased 1% for every 25 to 30 minutes that a patient was sedentary.
Women who had an early or late age of menstruation onset have an increased risk for coronary heart disease, stroke and hypertension.
The PLAC test for Lp-PLA2 Activity is intended for patients without a prior history of cardiovascular disease.