Data on adherence to the 2013 ACA/AHA cholesterol guidelines suggest significant underuse of appropriate-intensity statin therapy; however, data for statin use in primary prevention have been limited.
HeartGuide is designed as a wrist watch that uses the oscillometric cuff method, the standard for medical-grade personal blood pressure measurement.
Exercise can consistently yield reductions in blood pressure.
The clinical effectiveness of incremental periprocedural antibiotics for patients receiving cardiac implantable electronic devices was examined.
IVUS-guided DES implantation resulted in a lower incidence of target-vessel failure at 12 months for patients undergoing PCI.
Prevalence ratio for any cardiovascular disease was 2.18 for those working with pesticides.
For women with fibromyalgia, comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder may contribute to blunted cardiovascular reactivity to stress.
Study Finds Cottonseed Oil Better Than Olive Oil at Improving Cholesterol Profiles, Triglyceride LevelsDecember 19, 2018
A diet rich in cottonseed oil was found to improve cholesterol and triglyceride levels in healthy men.
Women with 5 or more live births at increased risk for coronary heart disease, hospitalized MI.
Focusing on children for health promotion, strategies for program implementation, and gaps in research may be a successful approach for lifelong cardiovascular health.
Prediction independent of traditional risk factors such as MetS, glucose, HbA1c in general population.
A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.
The American College of Cardiology published an expert consensus statement regarding decision considerations for novel cardiovascular risk reduction therapies in patients with type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Curcumin Not Beneficial For Reducing Inflammation, Postoperative Complications Following Elective Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm RepairNovember 20, 2018
Researchers found that, compared with placebo, perioperative oral curcumin did not affect the inflammatory response and risk of postoperative complications after elective abdominal aortic aneurism repair.
Approximately 50% of deaths in people with type 2 diabetes worldwide, and approximately two-thirds of deaths in people with type 2 diabetes in the US are caused by cardiovascular disease.
Women with ASCVD are at an increased risk for poor patient experience, lower health-related QOL, and inferior perception of their health compared with men.
The use of both NSAID and aspirin was positively associated with incident HF in adults with no prior history of CVD.
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.