Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
The number of CAC vessels allowed researchers to correctly estimate the likelihood of both coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease.
Findings among patients on chronic antiplatelet therapy for cardioprotection.
LDL-C and triglyceride reductions depend on choice and dose of statin prescribed.
Preventing cardiovascular disease through adherence to Life's Simple 7 can also prevent the development of CKD.
In-hospital mortality risk was more than double among patients whose hyperkalemia persisted than those whose potassium levels normalized.
Treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors was most strongly associated with hyperkalemia.
Researchers found no significant differences in instances of CVD in patients treated with GLP-1RA compared to DPP-4i in combination with metformin.
Female gender and more severe angina based on Canadian Cardiovascular Society class were considered predictors of depression.
Evacetrapib did lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in high vascular risk patients, but did not reduce major cardiovascular events.
Drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin may be linked to heart failure risk.
Review finds 1.5-3.4 times higher risk of erectile dysfunction among men with periodontitis.
Results from HOPE-3 suggest statins can be more widely used in intermediate-risk patients without cardiovascular disease.
Intrastudy stabilization, increase in eGFR linked to reduced MCVE rate in atorvastatin-treated patients.
Trajectory data indicate that childhood BP levels correlate with BP status at age 38 years.
In addition to tai chi, traditional Chinese exercises have been found to improve quality of life for patients with cardiovascular disease.
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