A recently published report describes the case of a 59-year-old male patient who experienced olmesartan-associated enteropathy (OAE) and highlights the importance of performing thorough medication reviews.
New evidence led to development of 2 new recommendations for combination therapy.
No link seen after adjustment for smoking, sleep disorder, substance use disorder, anxiety disorders, depression
Aspirin may be linked to an increased risk of major bleeding and decreased risk of cardiovascular events in individuals without cardiovascular disease.
Investigators sought to determine the benefit of statin therapy, particularly as patients age.
Most Americans are concerned about their weight and understand the connection between weight and cardiovascular health, but a substantial proportion of them are not doing much to lose excess weight.
The use of aspirin was associated with a lower risk for cardiovascular events in individuals without cardiovascular disease.
Terrific Care/Medex Supply had purchased these test strips (which were distributed by Roche Diagnostics outside the country) from an unknown source, imported and sold them in the US.
Projected increases in maternal heat exposure may result in increased congenital heart defect burden.
In order to revise the guidelines, the Task Force reviewed clinical trials presented at the annual scientific meetings of the ACC, AHA, HRS, and European Society of Cardiology in addition to other peer-reviewed, published data.
Recommendations suggest doctors prescribe individualized exercise training for these patients.
Survival benefit noted especially for cardiovascular disease in end-stage renal disease due to lupus nephritis.
For individuals with normal fasting glucose but not those with impaired fasting glucose, a higher number of ideal cardiovascular health components correlates with a lower risk for diabetes.
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.
In patients with hypertension, psoriasis linked to increased risk for cardiovascular procedures, surgeries.
Higher incidence seen for in-hospital mortality, acute respiratory failure, acute kidney injury.
Compared with abstinence from alcohol, increased survival seen with moderate drinking.
Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with liraglutide experience a greater reduction in systolic BP if they have lower baseline continuous glucose monitoring values and higher diastolic BP.