Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
Reduced glomerular filtration rate ranked similarly to high total cholesterol as a risk factor for disability-adjusted life years.
Baseline nutritional status does not influence the effect of randomized long-term multivitamin use on major CVD events.
The largest numbers of diet-related cardiometabolic deaths were related to high sodium, low nuts/seeds, high processed meats, low seafood omega-3 fats, low vegetables, low fruits, and high SSBs.
The primary outcome of CVD occurred in 303 participants (11.8%) in the vitamin D group and 293 participants (11.5%) in the placebo group.
Hyperglycemia from genetics increases the risk of coronary artery disease separately from type 2 diabetes and other CAD risk factors.
Statin intolerance was associated with a 36% higher rate of recurrent MI, a 43% higher rate of CHD events, and a 15% lower rate of all-cause mortality.
Action taken to mitigate risks associated with ESA use and changes in payment policy did not result in a relative increase in death or major cardiovascular events.
Both evolocumab and inclisiran reduced the risk of cardiovascular events and lowered LDL cholesterol levels.
The USPSTF guidelines focus statin recommendations on 38% of high-risk African American individuals at the expense of not recommending treatment in nearly 25% of African Americans.
Men taking PDE5 lowered their risk of hospitalization and mortality after a heart attack by 33%.
In short-term treatment duration, there was no increased risk of myocardial infarction stroke or heart failure using DPP-4i vs SU/TZD.
Patients with early and frequent nephrology visits before dialysis initiation had about a 10% lower risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.
No evidence to determine whether taking herbal medications cause complications among patients with CVD.
No deaths, lead failures, losses of capture, or ventricular arrhythmias occurred during MRI.
Plasma TMAO levels among patients predict both near- and long-term risks of incident cardiovascular events.
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