Higher dietary intake of alpha linolenic acid linked to reduced risk for mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease.
The authors describe how to diagnose and treat comorbid cardiogenic shock and COVID-19 in this case study.
Starting aspirin in patients 60 years or older to prevent a first heart attack or stroke is not recommended.
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy led to a statistically significant reduction in epicardial fat thickness, a marker for atherosclerosis, 12 months after surgery.
At age 55 years, remaining lifetime risk of diabetes in the high genetic risk group was 23.5 percent for those in ideal cardiovascular health.
It has been estimated that cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims 18.6 million lives per year. As World Heart Day seeks to raise awareness on CVD prevention and management, what are some ways your patients can reduce their risk?
Nearly one-third of NPs failed to recognize depression as a risk factor for CVD.
The use of triptans is contraindicated in patients with migraine and a history of ischemic stroke or coronary artery disease, although there is no substantial evidence that they directly increase the risk for vascular events.
The American Heart Association released a scientific statement reviewing weight loss strategies for the prevention and treatment of hypertension.
The updated USPSTF aspirin for preeclampsia prevention recommendation is strengthened by new safety data but gaps in implementation remain.
Echocardiographic phenotypes significantly improved the prognostic performance on top of the ARIC HF risk score, and discriminative values were “consistently observed on top of traditionally defined cardiac structure or function abnormalities.”
The risk for recurrent MACE was high among survivors of a first ever acute coronary syndrome with a substantial number of these being fatal; 34.4% had MACE within 1 year and 48.4% in 3 years.
This study evaluated the effects of hemodynamic-guided management of heart failure on composite mortality and heart failure events.
Patients with H pylori infection had a higher likelihood of having evidence of carotid atherosclerosis and higher BMI and triglyceride levels.
The authors describe how to diagnose and treat patients with heart failure who develop COVID-19 disease in this case study.
The AHA has issued a Presidential Advisory Statement outlining considerations for addressing the effects of opioids on cardiovascular and neurovascular health.
While cardiovascular disease may be common and commonly known to patients, they may not know some of the surprising factors in their diet and medical history that may actually be putting them at risk. What are some of the cardiovascular disease risk factors patients should know about?
A recent review underscores the possible adverse effects of ketogenic diets including increased risks for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and kidney stones.
Investigators assessed the effect of efpeglenatide, an exendin-based glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist, in patients with type 2 diabetes at increased risk for cardiovascular events.
The phase 3 EMPEROR-Preserved trial assessed empagliflozin in 5988 adults with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, with and without diabetes.