Interventions to reduce some traditional risk factors can improve the proportion of non-AIDS-related comorbidities.
Increasing consumption of high-quality, plant-based foods decreases the risk for death from cardiovascular disease.
The American Heart Association has updated its scientific statement on blood pressure readings.
Test has been underused and represents less than 1% of stress tests, study authors say.
The ACC/AHA/ASE have released an updated advanced training joint statement on echocardiography for hospital medical staff, clinicians, and other healthcare providers.
Use of nurse navigators can improve care coordination and outcomes following hospitalization for an acute myocardial infarction.
In sedentary overweight/obese older adults, morning exercise reduces systolic blood pressure, with additional benefit seen by combining exercise with regular breaks in sitting.
Postmenopausal women were recruited from the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study to analyze the relationship between perceived social support and CVD or all-cause mortality.
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.